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2006-07-05 07:20:10

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A tropical storm could form around Florida over the next day or two, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Wednesday in an Atlantic tropical weather outlook at 5:30 a.m. EDT. The NHC said showers and thunderstorms were currently located over the Bahamas, central and eastern Cuba and southeastern Florida. Over the next couple of days, the system could drift slowly westward over the Florida Peninsula and into the Gulf of Mexico where several of the key U.S. oil...

2006-06-29 06:45:17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center did not expect a tropical storm to form in the Atlantic through Friday. In a tropical weather outlook at 5:30 a.m. EDT (0930 GMT), the Center said a tropical wave was producing widespread cloudiness and showers over the eastern Caribbean Sea and the Lesser Antilles and adjacent Atlantic waters. The NHC expected upper-level winds to remain unfavorable for any significant development of this system over the next couple of days as...

2006-06-28 07:00:45

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center did not expect a tropical storm to form in the Atlantic through Thursday. In a tropical weather outlook at 5:30 a.m. EDT (0930 GMT), the Center said the low-pressure area centered over southern New Jersey appeared to be weakening as it continued to move rapidly toward the north-northeast. The low-pressure system will continue to spread through the Mid-Atlantic and New England on Wednesday after merging with a frontal system...

2006-06-27 06:57:14

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A tropical depression could form about 140 miles south of Cape Fear, North Carolina, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in a special tropical disturbance statement. At 7:30 a.m. EDT (1130 GMT), the NHC said a small low-pressure system could be forming that has the potential to develop into a tropical depression at any time as it moves north to north-northeastward at 15 to 20 miles per hour. An Air Force Reserve reconnaissance aircraft will investigate the...

2006-06-27 06:48:59

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center does not expect a tropical storm to develop through Wednesday. In an outlook at 5:30 a.m. EDT (0930 GMT), the NHC said a low-pressure system continues to bring showers and thunderstorms over portions of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. The system is expected to bring heavy rains and gusty winds northward through the Carolinas over the next day or so. Separately, the NHC said a large tropical wave is located about 800 miles...

2006-06-26 06:42:04

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. National Hurricane Center does not expect a tropical storm to develop through Tuesday. In an outlook at 5:30 a.m. EDT (0930 GMT), the NHC said there was a "broad and diffuse area of low pressure" over the Florida peninsula coupled with "an upper-level low" over the northwestern Bahamas that will probably continue to produce showers and thunderstorms over Florida during the next couple of days as it moves northward. In addition, the Center it does not...

2006-06-23 11:03:30

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A tropical storm could develop northeast of the Bahamas over the next day or so, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an outlook Friday. Specifically, the NHC said in an update at 11:30 a.m. EDT that "satellite imagery and surface observations indicate that the broad area of low pressure centered about 200 miles east of the northwestern Bahamas has become better organized this morning." Upper-level winds have become somewhat more favorable for development...

2006-06-23 11:00:00

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A tropical storm could develop northeast of the Bahamas over the next day or so, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an outlook Friday. Specifically, the NHC said in an update at 11:30 a.m. EDT that "satellite imagery and surface observations indicate that the broad area of low pressure centered about 200 miles east of the northwestern Bahamas has become better organized this morning." Upper-level winds have become somewhat more favorable for development and a...

2006-06-23 06:51:31

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A tropical storm could develop northeast of the Bahamas over the next day or so, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in an outlook Friday. Specifically, the NHC said in an update at 5:30 a.m. Eastern time that a "broad and disorganized area of low pressure" a couple hundred miles northeast of the Bahamas could become "a little more favorable for slow development" of such a storm during the next day or so. The system is drifting west-northwest, avoiding likely...

2006-06-13 06:58:56

By Michael Peltier TALLAHASSEE, Florida (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Alberto's chances of becoming the first hurricane of 2006 receded on Tuesday as it crept toward Florida, dumping heavy rain on the deserted coastline and shuttered homes. The storm's center was still over the Gulf of Mexico at 5 a.m. EDT (0900 GMT), but heavy winds and rains lashed northwest Florida, where officials had ordered thousands of residents to evacuate barrier islands, flood plains and trailer parks. At 5...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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