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August 4, 2011

Track Tropical Storm Emily, forecast to be just off Florida’s east coast by Sat.

WXnation Hurricane Center: Tracking Emily

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October 13, 2009

Tropical Storm Patricia threatens cruise ships along Coast of Mexico

USATODAY.com story

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June 25, 2009

Andres weakens after skirting Mexican Pacific coast as Category One hurricane

VOA News story

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March 30, 2009

Streaking lights, explosions reported all along coast

HamptonRoads.com story and comments

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September 10, 2008

Texans begin to flee low-lying areas; Galveston mayor urges evacuation of Isle’s western end; Evacuations ordered; Hurricane watch issued for Texas Coast; Hurricane Ike may hit Texas with 15-foot storm surge

Hurricane Ike Update: Texans begin to flee low-lying areas; Galveston mayor urges evacuation of Isle’s western end

Evacuations ordered; Hurricane watch issued for Texas Coast

Hurricane Ike may hit Texas with 15-foot storm surge

Landfall expected Friday night into Saturday morning along Texas Coast between Houston and Corpus Christi as a Category 3 hurricane … Ike is expected to move into Central and then North Texas

Complete Hurricane Coverage: WXnation Hurricane Center

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September 5, 2008

Tropical storm warning issued for all of N.C. coast; Evacuations advised as storm nears the Southeast; Hurricane Ike could hit Miami, S. Florida as major hurricane by Tuesday; Baton Rouge seen going 3 weeks without full power

Hanna Update: Tropical storm warning issued for all of N.C. coast

Evacuations advised as storm nears the Southeast

Complete Coverage: WXnation Hurricane Center

Ike Update: Hurricane Ike could hit Miami/S. Florida as major hurricane by Tuesday

Complete Coverage: WXnation Hurricane Center

Gustav Update: Baton Rouge seen going 3 weeks without full power: Baton Rouge weather/webcams

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September 1, 2008

Hurricane Gustav nears Louisiana after 2 million evacuate; Ex-Detroiter opts to ride out storm; The Gulf Coast waits: Will it be another Katrina?

Early Mon. Hurricane Gustav Update: Hurricane Gustav nears Louisiana after 2 million evacuate | Ex-Detroiter opts to ride out storm | The Gulf Coast waits: Will it be another Katrina?Complete coverage at WXnation Hurricane Center

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August 5, 2008

Edouard makes landfall

Edouard Update: Edouard makes landfall at Texas Gulf Coast … Latest from MSNBC | Latest track

Resources: Radar loop | Watches/warnings map | Houston watches/warnings text | WXnation Hurricane Center | Houston/Galveston weather and webcam images

4 A.M. Update From National Hurricane Center: Edouard Strengthens

AT 400 AM CDT…0900Z…THE CENTER OF TROPICAL STORM EDOUARD WAS LOCATED NEAR LATITUDE 29.3 NORTH…LONGITUDE 93.4 WEST OR ABOUT 50 MILES… 80 KM…SOUTHEAST OF PORT ARTHUR TEXAS AND ABOUT 85 MILES …135 KM…EAST OF GALVESTON TEXAS.

EDOUARD IS MOVING TOWARD THE WEST-NORTHWEST NEAR 12 MPH…19 KM/HR …AND THIS MOTION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TODAY. ON THE FORECAST TRACK…THE CENTER OF EDOUARD IS EXPECTED TO BE NEAR OR OVER THE UPPER TEXAS OR SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA COASTS BY MIDDAY TODAY.

MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS ARE NEAR 65 MPH…100 KM/HR…WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME ADDITIONAL STRENGTHENING IS POSSIBLE PRIOR TO LANDFALL AND EDOUARD COULD APPROACH HURRICANE STRENGTH BY THE TIME ITS CENTER CROSSES THE COAST.

TROPICAL STORM FORCE WINDS EXTEND OUTWARD UP TO 70 MILES…110 KM FROM THE CENTER.

AN AIR FORCE HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT REPORTED A MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE OF 997 MB…29.44 INCHES.

A STORM SURGE OF 2 TO 4 FT ABOVE NORMAL TIDE LEVELS CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE WARNING AREA IN AREAS OF ONSHORE WINDS.

EDOUARD IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE TOTAL RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES IN SOME SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA COASTAL PARISHES AND SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS. ISOLATED MAXIMUM AMOUNTS OF 10 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS.

ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWESTERN LOUISIANA AND SOUTHEASTERN TEXAS TODAY.

Monitor Edouard: Houston weather and webcams; Corpus Christi weather and webcams; Austin weather and webcams; Lafayette, LA weather and webcams

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August 3, 2008

Tropical Storm Edouard forms in Gulf’s oil area; System expected to bring wind and rain to Texas, Louisiana coasts; One model suggests Category 1 hurricane by landfall; North Texas records 10th straight 100-degree mark; High temp of 103 breaks Denver heat record for August 2; Chinese meteorologists: Typhoons could threaten Games; Memo to CNN: L.A. earthquake was no big deal — really

Weather News: Tropical Storm Edouard forms in Gulf’s oil area; System expected to bring wind and rain to Texas, Louisiana coasts: One model suggests Category 1 hurricane by landfall | National Hurricane Center | WXnation Hurricane Center

North Texas records 10th straight 100-degree mark

High temp of 103 breaks Denver heat record for August 2: Denver, Grand Junction close to breaking records for number of straight days of highs above 90

Chinese meteorologists: Typhoons could threaten Games

Memo to CNN: L.A. earthquake was no big deal — really

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July 23, 2008

Hurricane Dolly slows, strengthens as it nears Texas; Storm expected to hit Brownsville area; Cristobal dumps heavy rain along southern coast of Nova Scotia; WSI increases 2008 Atlantic hurricane forecast; Weather Underground launches new online hurricane tracker; Calif. water levels will be lowest in 30 years

Hurricane Dolly Heads Toward Texas: Hurricane Dolly slows, strengthens as it nears Texas: Storm expected to hit Brownsville area … Radar Loop | Weather images | Webcams | Hurricane Tracker | WXnation Hurricane Center

Other Weather News: Cristobal dumps heavy rain along southern coast of Nova Scotia

WSI increases 2008 Atlantic hurricane forecast

Weather Underground launches new online hurricane tracker

Calif. water levels will be lowest in 30 years

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July 21, 2008

Hurricane warnings issued for South, Southeast Texas as Dolly inches closer; Denver on pace for record drought

Hurricane Warnings In Texas: Hurricane warnings issued for South, Southeast Texas as Dolly inches closer
Track | Watches/warnings map | Coverage from Brendan Loy and Max Mayfield
WXnation Hurricane Center: Radars/Satellite images
Brownsville webcams/weather images/forecasts | Corpus Christi webcams/weather images/forecasts

Other Weather News: Denver on pace for record drought

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July 20, 2008

Tropical Storm Cristobal brushes NC coast; Tropical Storm Dolly heads for Yucatan;

Tropics: Tropical Storm Cristobal brushes NC coast

Tropical Storm Dolly heads for Yucatan

More from AccuWeather | WXnation Hurricane Center

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