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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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MIAMI — A tropical wave in the eastern Caribbean Sea is expected to strengthen into a tropical depression as November begins, according to the National Hurricane Center. It’s called Invest 96L and it has a 70 percent chance of forming in the next two days or so and an 80

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MIAMI — The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a new disturbance in the tropics Friday morning. The system is producing a large area of showers over the Lesser Antilles and eastern Caribbean Sea. It’s expected to reach the western Caribbean Sea early next week. The system has a 70 percent

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MIAMI — Hurricane season hasn’t read the room. This record breaking season continues with another area to watch down in the Caribbean this weekend. The area of disturbed weather will move into the warm waters of the Caribbean and be underneath a favorable upper-level wind pattern. The Gulf Coast today

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NEW ORLEANS — A fast-moving Zeta weakened to a tropical storm as it ripped through the South this morning, killing at least two, knocking out power to more than two million across the region and prompting a rare tropical storm warning for Atlanta. And officials said life-threatening conditions would last

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MEXICO CITY — Hurricane Zeta brought strong winds and heavy rains to Mexico’s Caribbean coast before weakening to a tropical storm today and heading towards the United States. There were no reports of deaths or significant damage after Zeta made landfall near the resort town of Tulum late Monday, the

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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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