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Eastern US Braces for ‘Superstorm’

Posted October 28th, 2012 at 1:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The east coast of the United States is preparing for what weather forecasters expect to be one of the biggest storms ever to hit the mainland. Hurricane Sandy is moving up the Atlantic coast and is expected to join with two winter storm systems. Forecasters are calling this a hybrid “superstorm,” bringing damaging winds, heavy […]

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Hurricane Sandy Bears Down on Eastern US

Posted October 28th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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The eastern part of the United States is preparing for what weather forecasters expect to be one of the biggest storms ever to hit the mainland. Hurricane Sandy is moving up the Atlantic coast, and is expected to join with two winter storm systems from the north to form what forecasters are calling a hybrid […]

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Hurricane Sandy Bears Down on Eastern US

Posted October 27th, 2012 at 11:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Watches and warnings are posted up and down the U.S. east coast as Hurricane Sandy prepares to hit the Atlantic seaboard. Forecasters with the National Hurricane Center say they do not expect Sandy to weaken as it heads for what could be a direct hit along the Delaware, Maryland and Virginia coast late Monday. Sandy […]

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Hurricane Sandy Strikes Jamaica

Posted October 24th, 2012 at 6:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Sandy slammed into Jamaica Wednesday, pounding the Caribbean island with heavy rains and powerful winds. The streets of the capital, Kingston, are empty. Both international airports are closed, and cruise ships are staying away. Sandy is a Category One storm on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane intensity, but still dangerous with 130 kilometer-per-hour […]

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Tropical Storm Leslie Strengthens Into a Hurricane

Posted September 5th, 2012 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Forecasters have upgraded Tropical Storm Leslie into a hurricane. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said in its midday forecast Wednesday that Leslie was about 750 kilometers south of Bermuda and moving very slowly to the north. Top sustained winds are 120 kilometers per hour. Forecasters have not yet predicted whether Leslie will strike land, […]

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Hurricane Isaac Downgraded to Tropical Storm

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 4:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Weather forecasters have downgraded Hurricane Isaac to a tropical storm, but warn the weather system is still a major threat to life and property for residents along the U.S. Gulf Coast. Isaac’s top sustained winds have dropped to 110 kilometers per hour. But the storm is still pounding Louisiana and Mississippi with massive rainfall, floods, […]

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Hurricane Isaac Hits US Gulf Coast

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Isaac is dumping heavy rains and battering the northern U.S. Gulf Coast with strong winds as it slowly crawls ashore and heads toward New Orleans, seven years to the day that Hurricane Katrina devastated the city. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the center of the storm will remain over the state of Louisiana […]

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Hurricane Isaac Hits US Coast, Louisiana

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 9:45 am (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Isaac is dumping heavy rains and battering the northern U.S. Gulf Coast with strong winds as it slowly crawls ashore and heads toward New Orleans, seven years to the day that Hurricane Katrina devastated the city. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the center of the storm will remain over the state of Louisiana […]

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Hurricane Isaac Hits US Coast, Louisiana

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 6:10 am (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Isaac is dumping heavy rains and battering the northern U.S. Gulf Coast with strong winds as it slowly crawls ashore and heads towards the city of New Orleans. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the center of the storm will remain over the state of Louisiana through Thursday. Forecasters say Isaac still has winds […]

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Hurricane Isaac Hits US Coast, Louisiana

Posted August 29th, 2012 at 2:05 am (UTC-5)
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Hurricane Isaac is battering the northern U.S. Gulf Coast with strong winds driving sheets of rain and dangerous storm surges as it slowly moves ashore. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the storm made landfall late Tuesday in southeastern Louisiana with sustained winds of 130 kilometers per hour. Forecasters expect Isaac to slowly weaken later […]

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