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US Gulf Coast Bracing for Rain as Storm Approaches

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 9:35 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. state of Louisiana has declared a state of emergency as a powerful storm approaches from the Gulf of Mexico. The National Hurricane Center says a tropical depression is located less than 400 kilometers southwest of the mouth of the Mississippi River, with maximum winds of 55 kilometers an hour. Forecasters expect it to […]

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Louisiana Under State of Emergency as New Atlantic Storm Threatens US Gulf Coast

Posted September 2nd, 2011 at 1:00 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. state of Louisiana has declared a state of emergency as a powerful storm approaches from the Gulf of Mexico. The National Hurricane Center says a tropical depression is located about 365 kilometers southwest of the mouth of the Mississippi River, with maximum winds of 55 kilometers an hour. Forecasters expect it to evolve […]

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Oil Companies Evacuate Gulf Workers Under Storm Threat

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 9:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Oil companies are evacuating workers in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of what U.S. forecasters say could become a powerful storm. The National Hurricane Center says a low pressure system over the Gulf could develop into a tropical cyclone in the next two days. The governor of Louisiana has declared a state of emergency, saying […]

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Oil Companies Evacuate Gulf Workers Under Storm Threat

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Oil companies are evacuating workers in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of what U.S. forecasters say could become a powerful storm. The National Hurricane Center says a low pressure system over the Gulf could develop into a tropical cyclone in the next two days. The potential threat to oil and gas platforms off the southern […]

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Oil Companies Evacuate Gulf Workers Under Storm Threat

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 3:26 pm (UTC-5)
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Oil companies began evacuating workers in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of what U.S. forecasters say could become a powerful storm. The National Hurricane Center says a low pressure system over the Gulf could develop into a tropical cyclone in the next two days. The potential threat to oil and gas platforms off the southern […]

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Eastern US Tries to Recover From Irene

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Emergency crews in the eastern U.S. continue to help residents recover from a storm that ravaged the region, as floodwaters recede after rising to record levels. Flooding devastated areas in the states of Vermont, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey after Hurricane Irene brought high winds and heavy rains to the eastern U.S. Irene hit […]

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Eastern US Still Recovering from Irene

Posted September 1st, 2011 at 1:06 am (UTC-5)
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Crews in several eastern U.S. states are trying to restore power to hundreds of thousands of people four days after Hurricane Irene ravaged the area. In Vermont, emergency workers are airlifting food and water to thousands of residents stranded after floodwaters washed over roads and bridges, isolating a number of communities in the state’s worst […]

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Eastern US Still Recovering from Irene

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Residents in the eastern United States are still recovering from Irene — a hurricane that weakened into a tropical storm — with communities cut off by flooding and some schools closed because of lost power. Emergency workers have begun airlifting food and water to thousands of residents stranded in the northeastern state of Vermont, after […]

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Eastern US Still Recovering from Irene

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Residents in the eastern United States are still recovering from Irene — a hurricane that weakened into a tropical storm — with communities cut off by flooding and some schools closed because of lost power. Emergency workers have begun airlifting food and water to thousands of residents stranded in the northeastern state of Vermont, after […]

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Tropical Storm Katia Could Become Hurricane Wednesday

Posted August 31st, 2011 at 9:05 am (UTC-5)
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Tropical Storm Katia — the next significant Atlantic storm of the season — could become a hurricane on Wednesday, even as vast clean-up efforts continue in the eastern United States after Hurricane Irene. Katia slowed Wednesday morning as it moved west across the Atlantic Ocean at 33 kilometers per hour. Katia’s top winds already have […]

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