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SAN JUAN — Hundreds of people called up local authorities and updated their social media timelines as the Borinquens spotted a fireball in the night skies of Puerto Rico. Locals took to social media to share pictures and videos of the colorful fireball above the “emerald” island on Wednesday night. The spectacular nighttime

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MIAMI — Forecasters say a disturbance in the Caribbean has a 10 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression within five days. As of 7 a.m. today, the disturbance — a trough of low pressure — extended from the northwestern Caribbean Sea near the Yucatan peninsula into the southwest

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MIAMI — Three disturbances being watched in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea may not become named storms, but could bring massive rainfall to the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The National Hurricane Center is monitoring the first disturbance, a weak area of low pressure

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SAN JUAN — One size doesn’t fit all, and that cliché was at the heart of a recent decision to revamp fishing guidelines in the American Caribbean. Island-based fishery management plans will now guide managers in designing policies that are specific to the biodiversity, culture, and other characteristics of different locations

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PENSACOLA — Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, pushing a surge of ocean water onto the coast and dumping torrential rain that forecasters said would cause dangerous flooding from the Florida Panhandle to Mississippi and well inland in the days ahead. Moving

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MIAMI — As Tropical Depression 13 continues to spin on a forecast track north of the U.S. Virgin Islands, a second tropical depression formed this morning in the Caribbean with a path projected towards the Texas coastline, the National Hurricane Center said in its 11 a.m. update. As of 11

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MIAMI —  NOAA’s National Hurricane Center issued a Public Advisory at 5 a.m. today due to the presence of Tropical Depression Eleven (formerly Invest 95L) that is tracking near the Caribbean. If T.D. 11 strengthens into a tropical storm, the next name on the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Names list is Josephine. PROJECTED PATH Tropical

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The National Hurricane Center issued a Tropical Storm Warning for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico this morning, including Vieques and Culebra, which means that tropical storm conditions are expected somewhere within the warning area within 36 hours. As of 2 p.m. today, the developing weather

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MIAMI — NOAA’s National Hurricane Center in Florida issued a Tropical Weather Outlook at 8 a.m. today, due to the presence of Invest 92-L that will likely form into a tropical cyclone over the Atlantic Ocean. Invest 92-L is a broad area of low pressure associated with a tropical wave

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CABO ROJO, Puerto Rico — Abdiel Vélez stands with perfect balance as his boat dips and sways with the sea. Such scenes are disappearing along with local fishermen like Vélez, who fear the erosion of a craft passed down for generations. As a changing climate increases ocean surface temperatures around

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