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SAN JUAN — A tropical storm formed just over 500 miles northeast of Puerto Rico on March 6, 1908.  This oddball storm tracked south-southwest, intensifying to a Category 2 strength as it tracked near the northern Leeward Islands of Saint-Barthélemy and Saint Kitts and Nevis. “We of the islands in and around

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MIAMI — With a just a little more than a week left in hurricane season, the National Hurricane Center is once again monitoring an area of low pressure that has resurfaced in the Atlantic basin. The disturbance, located to the northeast of the Caribbean today, has a 20 percent chance

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NASSAU — An astronaut aboard the International Space Station (ISS) took this photograph of storm clouds rising over Andros Island, one of the Bahama Islands. Even though the spacecraft was passing over southern Indiana (nearly 1,100 miles north of Andros Island) at the time of the photo, the crew managed

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MANAGUA — Hurricane Iota has made landfall in Nicaragua as a Category 4 storm, with the Central American region bracing for the possibility of catastrophic damage. Iota crossed into Nicaragua near the town of Haulover, approximately 15 miles south of where Hurricane Eta also struck as a Category 4 on

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MANAGUA — Like the U.S. Virgin Islands in 2017, Nicaragua and Honduras are expected to face a one-two punch of major hurricanes just weeks apart in the form of Hurricanes Eta and Iota. Tropical Storm Iota was brewing in the Caribbean Sea early today and some families in Honduras are

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MIAMI — As Eta makes its way past Tampa Bay and Theta moves away from the United States, forecasters are keeping an eye on a tropical wave as the record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season continues. According to the National Hurricane Center, the tropical wave has a 90 percent chance of forming within the

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MIAMI — A gentle reminder that the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season is not over yet. In fact, it runs all the way until November 30th! Forecasters are starting to watch yet another disturbance for possible formation in the Caribbean Sea. Yes, it could be named eventually, but right now, no

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MIAMI — The Atlantic Basin hurricane season is now in uncharted territory. Subtropical Storm Theta formed Monday night in the open waters of the Atlantic Ocean, breaking the record for most named storms in a single season. While Theta is no threat to land, it marks a milestone. This is

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MANAGUA — Eta, the slow-churning storm barreling towards the eastern coast of Central America, was upgraded to “a major hurricane” today, the National Hurricane Center said. It is now a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 130 miles per hour, according to the NHC’s 4 p.m. ET advisory, which

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MIAMI — Tropical Depression 29 in the Caribbean has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Eta. Eta is the 28th named storm of the active 2020 hurricane season and ties the record for the number of named storms in a single season set back in 2005. The storm has winds sustained at 40

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