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2006-06-13 04:46:42

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.

2006-06-13 01:38:52

By Robert Green ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Alberto weakened as it crept slowly toward Florida's coast on Tuesday, although forecasters said it could still become the year's first hurricane before reaching shore.

2006-06-12 19:28:41

By Robert Green ST PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Alberto was on the verge of becoming the first hurricane of 2006 on Monday after it unexpectedly gained power over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at northwest Florida.

2006-06-12 18:26:43

By Robert Green ST PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Alberto was on the verge of becoming the first hurricane of 2006 on Monday after it unexpectedly gained power over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at northwest Florida.

2006-06-12 14:38:31

By Robert Green ST PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) - U.S. forecasters warned on Monday that Tropical Storm Alberto could become the first hurricane of 2006 as it strengthened ominously over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and took aim at northwest Florida.

2006-06-12 12:55:10

Corrects day in first paragraph to Monday instead of Friday By Robert Green ST PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) - U.S.

2006-06-12 12:58:14

By Robert Green ST PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) - U.S. forecasters warned on Monday that Tropical Storm Alberto could become the first hurricane of 2006 as it strengthened ominously over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and barreled toward northwest Florida.

2006-06-12 10:45:55

By Robert Green ST PETERSBURG, Florida (Reuters) - Forecasters issued a hurricane warning for much of Florida's Gulf Coast on Monday as Alberto, the first tropical storm of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, strengthened ominously and threatened to dump heavy rains on the state.

2006-06-11 23:11:15

By Michael Connor MIAMI (Reuters) - The first tropical storm of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, Alberto, formed off Cuba on Sunday and appeared headed toward Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

2006-06-11 16:56:48

By Michael Connor MIAMI (Reuters) - The first tropical storm of the 2006 Atlantic hurricane season, Alberto, formed off Cuba on Sunday and appeared headed toward Florida, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.


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