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2006-08-28 04:38:35

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ernesto bore down on southeastern Cuba on Monday after drenching Haiti with punishing rains, while forecasters issued a hurricane watch for the southern peninsula of Florida. The U.S.

2006-08-27 07:18:30

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Ernesto grew into the first hurricane of the year on Sunday as it gained strength rapidly on a path that could threaten the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico a year after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. The U.S.

2006-08-27 09:25:00

Ernesto grew into the first hurricane of the Atlantic season on Sunday and threatened deforested Haiti with floods and mudslides as it headed for the Gulf of Mexico a year after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans.

2006-08-26 22:36:37

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ernesto threatened to become the year's first hurricane in the oil-producing Gulf of Mexico, putting New Orleans and other possible targets on alert a year after Hurricane Katrina ripped the Southern U.S. city apart.

2006-08-26 19:43:03

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - The fifth tropical storm of the Atlantic season, Ernesto, could become a dangerously powerful hurricane in the oil-producing Gulf of Mexico next week around the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, U.S. forecasters said on Saturday. The U.S.

2006-08-26 16:37:16

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - The fifth tropical storm of the Atlantic season, Ernesto, could become a dangerously powerful hurricane in the oil-producing Gulf of Mexico next week around the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, U.S. forecasters said on Saturday. The U.S.

2006-08-26 10:48:55

By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - The fifth tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Ernesto, could become a dangerously powerful hurricane in the oil-producing Gulf of Mexico next week, U.S. forecasters said on Saturday. The U.S.

2006-08-25 16:03:05

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 2006 Atlantic hurricane season's fifth named storm, Ernesto, formed late on Friday in the eastern Caribbean Sea, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its latest storm update.

2006-08-24 06:28:16

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A strong tropical wave approaching the Windward Islands could strengthen into a tropical depression or tropical storm Thursday, eclipsing Tropical Storm Debby, which was spinning in the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

2006-08-23 22:28:38

MIAMI (Reuters) - Debby, the fourth tropical storm of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, became better organized on Wednesday night as it moved over the Atlantic Ocean far from land and could gain strength in the next 24 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.


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