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by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 8, 2018 2:02:03 PM

A hurricane is currently approaching the Gulf Coast. Intensifying quickly over the weekend, Michael is now a Cat 1 with maximum winds of 75 mph. Further strengthening is expected before …

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by David Moran, on Oct 5, 2018 2:02:39 PM

Many factors determine whether a tropical system intensifies or weakens. One of the primary factors is sea surface temperatures. While water temperature alone does not govern whether a storm will …

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by David Moran, on Oct 3, 2018 2:31:11 PM

When we think of tropical storms or hurricanes, we primarily think of the effects near the coast. After weakening, the remnants of a tropical system can affect areas further inland …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Sep 4, 2018 1:44:38 PM

Tropical Storm Gordon formed over the holiday weekend and is now sitting in the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane, Tropical Storm, and Storm Surge warnings are now in effect for the …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 23, 2018 2:19:27 PM

As Hurricane Lane continues its path around the Hawaiian Islands, a lot of rain is in the forecast. Flash Flood Warnings are in effect, schools and businesses are closed, and …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 22, 2018 11:49:22 AM

The Central Pacific Hurricane Center has issued hurricane warnings for Hawaii County and Maui County. Watches are now in effect for Oahu and Kauai. Hurricane Lane remains a major hurricane …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 21, 2018 3:00:46 PM

Lane is now a high end, category 4 hurricane with wind speeds of 155 mph. Although it has been cruising westward in the Pacific Ocean, the forecast has it turning …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 6, 2018 2:42:49 PM

The Pacific Ocean is very active right now. Currently, there is one major hurricane, one hurricane, one tropical storm, and one disturbance that has a good chance of being named …

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by Daphne Thompson, on Aug 2, 2018 2:30:35 PM

Hurricane Hector formed today as a Category 1 storm and is expected to be a major hurricane by this weekend. Hector's forecasted path could bring it very near the Hawaiian …

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by Chris Kerr, on Jul 27, 2018 2:15:27 PM

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season got off to an early start when Subtropical Storm Alberto was officially declared the morning of May 25. Since then, there have been two hurricanes, …

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