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HAVANA — Tropical Storm Elsa strengthened late on Sunday as its center approached south-central Cuba with the Caribbean island nation’s government issuing hurricane warnings for the provinces of Cienfuegos and Matanzas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) forecast Elsa would strengthen some more before it moves over Cuba. Elsa had arrived earlier

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CHRISTIANSTED — People in the U.S. Virgin Islands hoping that Hurricane Elsa would get close enough to the territory to effect heavy rainfall without the complimentary damaging winds — were disappointed to wake up and find that their cisterns hadn’t gotten a drop of new precipitation. Elsa passed by the

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MIAMI — Elsa strengthened into the first hurricane of the season early this morning as makes its way towards the U.S. Virgin Islands, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. The Category 1 storm unleashed heavy rains and winds on Barbados and then on St. Vincent and the Grenadines, which are struggling

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BRIDGETOWN — Tropical Storm Elsa formed early this morning east of the Windward Islands and is expected to pass south of the U.S. Virgin Islands tomorrow, according to the latest forecast models. It is currently projected to pass 220 miles south of the U.S. Virgin Islands late tomorrow. “There is

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MIAMI — Forecasters have projected that a broad area of low pressure in the Atlantic, which is associated with a tropical wave, will become a tropical depression in the coming days. The National Hurricane Center in Miami, in its morning report today, upgraded its forecast for the area of low

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MIAMI —The National Hurricane Center is monitoring two tropical waves in the Atlantic; including one that is better organized as of today and showing improved odds of development. In the mid-Atlantic, disorganized showers and thunderstorms associated with a tropical wave continue to move west at about 15 to 20 mph,

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MIAMI — Forecasters continue to monitor an area of disorganized showers and thunderstorms over the far eastern Atlantic that are associated with a strong tropical wave that left the coast of Africa on Thursday, the National Hurricane Center said. Development, if any, of this system should be slow to occur

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MIAMI — Forecasters are tracking a tropical wave that emerged off Africa today as a previous wave near Barbados was downgraded. The strong tropical wave located over the far east Atlantic off the African coast is producing a broad area of showers and thunderstorms. As the system moves west-northwestward into

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Bill strengthened again this morning as it continued its northern journey away from the United States, the National Hurricane Center said in its 11 a.m. update. The storm is expected to be short-lived as it heads into cooler waters, meanwhile, the NHC is keeping its eyes

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MIAMI — The National Hurricane Center is keeping tabs on a potential system over the southwestern Caribbean Sea. The NHC said today that a cluster of thunderstorms is expected to form into a low pressure system by the end of the week. Further development is possible as the system moves

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