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NEW ORLEANS — Hurricane Ida is forecast to rapidly intensify into a major hurricane as it draws closer to the northern Gulf Coast this weekend, where it will bring life-threatening storm surge, dangerous rainfall flooding, potentially catastrophic winds and tornadoes. Ida is currently centered 440 miles southeast of New Orleans

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Ida prompted a hurricane watch for New Orleans and an emergency declaration for the state of Louisiana as it pushed across the Caribbean toward an anticipated strike on Cuba today. Ida could be near major hurricane strength by the time it reaches the northern Gulf Coast,

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MIAMI — Tropical Depression Nine formed this morning in the Caribbean and could become a major hurricane by the time it reaches the northern U.S. Gulf Coast over the next several days. The National Weather service in Miami said today that both the Cuban and Cayman governments have issued tropical

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A low-pressure area that is expected to form over the southwestern Caribbean sea over the next day has a 40 percent chance of becoming a hurricane over the next 48 hours, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said today. “Environmental conditions are forecast to be conducive for development, and a tropical

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MIAMI — Forecasters are monitoring a disturbance today that could see some development later in the week as it moves across the Atlantic. They also expect another disturbance to form over the western Caribbean Sea in the next few days. The Atlantic disturbance, described as a broad area of low

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SAN JUAN — Tropical Storm Grace formed this morning with a forecast that threatens the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by the end of the weekend. The tropical wave grew into the 2021 hurricane season’s seventh named storm, and as of the National Hurricane Center’s 8 a.m. advisory is

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SAN JUAN — Potential Tropical Cyclone Seven is expected to become the seventh named storm of the year by tomorrow, the National Hurricane Center said in its 11 a.m. update today. If the disturbance develops it will get the name Grace. The tropical wave is 840 miles east of the

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MIAMI — Invest 95-L, the low-pressure system moving across the Atlantic towards the Caribbean, could develop into a tropical cyclone by this weekend, the National Weather Service said this morning. And a tropical wave could be in the U.S. Virgin Islands by tomorrow, according to the NWS. “A tropical wave

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MIAMI — After a quiet July in the tropics, things are starting to become more active. The latest tropical wave is now bearing down on the Caribbean and is expected to move to the Florida Keys as a tropical storm.. Fred is the sixth named storm for the Atlantic Hurricane

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MIAMI — The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is currently monitoring a tropical wave (Invest 95L) across the tropical Atlantic, located about 1,400 miles east of the Lesser Antilles. The formation chance through 48 hours is low, but there is a moderate (60 percent) formation chance through 5 days within the

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