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SAN JUAN — A disturbance in the central Atlantic is vying to become the season’s next tropical depression or tropical storm and forecasters say it will enhance rainfall in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. This system has been dubbed Invest 96L, which is a naming convention used by the NHC

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SAN JUAN — Tropical Storm Kirk dropped heavy rain and unleashed flooding as it passed through the eastern Caribbean on Thursday. There were no coastal watches or warnings in effect today. Officials on the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe closed schools on yesterday and today as a preventive measure. Rain and thunderstorms

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Kirk dropped heavy rain and unleashed flooding as it passed through the eastern Caribbean today. A tropical storm warning was issued for Barbados, St. Lucia, Dominica, Martinique and Guadeloupe. A tropical storm watch was issued for St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Officials in the French Caribbean island of Guadeloupe

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Isaac became less organized today as it moved across the eastern Caribbean on its way toward Central America, the National Hurricane Center said. The center of the storm was located 80 miles west-southwest of Dominica and 240 miles southeast of St. Croix, the NHC said in its 2

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Isaac is currently moving through the western tropical Atlantic Ocean and will likely bring damaging winds, heavy rainfall and possibly life-threatening flash flooding to parts of the Lesser Antilles later this week. Authorities in Dominica are opening shelters and warning they will turn off water and power

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Isaac will plow westward and bring strong winds and flooding rain to the Lesser Antilles midweek. Isaac was located roughly 775 miles east of the Lesser Antilles as of midday today. Isaac will continue on a westward path toward the islands into midweek. The storm is rather compact

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MIAMI — Hurricane Isaac is pushing through the open tropical Atlantic Ocean right now but could bring heavy rain and damaging winds to parts of the Lesser Antilles later this week. Steered westward by high pressure to its north, Isaac is forecast to approach the Lesser Antilles by Thursday. Isaac’s intensity forecast

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MIAMI — The active Atlantic is getting busier, as Tropical Storm Isaac has formed. It is expected to become a hurricane as early as tomorrow, and the latest Isaac spaghetti models forecast suggests high odds the storm will move due west in the coming days. As Hurricane Isaac, the storm

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MIAMI — Hurricane Beryl became the first hurricane of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season this morning after gaining strength overnight. The path of the relatively tiny Hurricane Beryl is currently tracking westwards through the Atlantic in the general direction of Puerto Rico. The National Hurricane Center said today that Beryl “is still

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MIAMI — A tropical depression strengthened into Tropical Storm Beryl this afternoon, the National Hurricane Center said. As of 2:30 p.m. ET Thursday, Beryl had winds of 40 mph and was moving to the west at 16 mph. It was located about 1,330 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles, a chain of islands

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