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Hurricane forecasters monitoring tropical disturbance headed toward Mexico, Texas

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A tropical wave located over northern Guatemala is expected to move across Central America and southeastern Mexico on Friday as it treks northwest toward the Gulf of Mexico, forecasters said.

Some “gradual development” is possible over the weekend, according to the National Hurricane Center.

It was producing rain and thunderstorms early ...Read more

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Hurricane center keeps its eyes on tropical wave in the Caribbean

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A tropical wave near Central America is moving north and could become the fourth named storm of the year.

The wave is near Nicaragua and eastern Honduras and is forecast to move across Central America and emerge over the Bay of Campeche, where it could emerge Friday as an area of low pressure. However, it could be met with trouble as dry dust ...Read more

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Tropical wave over Nicaragua still has low chance of developing, hurricane forecasters say

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A disturbance over Nicaragua is expected to move across Central America this week then emerge over the Gulf of Mexico.

National Hurricane Center forecasters say some slight development is possible through this weekend as it continues to trek northwest over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico and close to Mexico’s east ...Read more

Disturbance over the southwest Caribbean has low chance of developing, hurricane forecasters say

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A disturbance over the southwest Caribbean Sea is expected to move across Central America this week then emerge over the Gulf of Mexico.

National Hurricane Center forecasters say some slight development is possible through this weekend as it continues to trek northwest over the southwestern Gulf of Mexico and close to ...Read more

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Hurricane center begins tracking a system in the Caribbean

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The National Hurricane Center has been jumping around the last few days tracking short-lived systems with the potential to form into a tropical depression or storm. Late Monday, the NHC began looking at the Caribbean Sea.

As of the NHC’s 8 p.m. Eastern time tropical update, a tropical wave located in the central Caribbean is...Read more

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Peak of hurricane season: How 2022 stacks up to the last 20 years so far

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Hurricane season is closing in on its peak.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration dubs mid-August to about mid-October as the peak of hurricane season when statistically the Atlantic becomes a lot more active with tropical weather. The true peak day is statistically been recognized as Sept. 10.

NOAA records, ...Read more

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As summer temperatures soar, people living on Denver's streets struggle to escape the heat

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DENVER — Axton Sharpe and Ryan Lawson sat among the unsanctioned tent camps lining the sidewalk about a block from the State Capitol on a 95-degree day earlier this month, explaining how they deal with Denver’s oppressive summer heat.

“Man, it’s awful, just awful,” Sharpe, 53, said from under the shade of his makeshift tarp roof. “...Read more

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San Bernardino Mountains hit with flash floods as summer downpours continue

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Heavy rainfall continues to cause havoc in Southern California's mountain and deserts, including flash flooding that forced a San Bernardino County sheriff's search and rescue team to help seven hikers trapped near Forest Falls on Saturday.

The weekend deluge hit just over a week after historic rainfall and flooding swamped Death Valley ...Read more

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Low pressure system off Texas coast continues to move inland

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The National Hurricane Center continues to keep its eye on a low pressure area located off the Texas coast.

In its 2 p.m. Sunday tropical update, the NHC said that a large area of showers and thunderstorms continues to move over southern Texas in association with the low pressure area located inland.

The NHC gives the system ...Read more

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Hurricane center ups odds of Gulf of Mexico system to form

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The National Hurricane Center continues to keep its eye on a system in the Gulf of Mexico with a small chance to develop into tropical depression.

In its 8 p.m. Saturday tropical update, the NHC said the weak low pressure area located off the Texas coast has increased shower and thunderstorm activity.

“Although there is ...Read more

Hurricane center ups odds of Gulf of Mexico system to form

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The National Hurricane Center continues to keep its eye on a system in the Gulf of Mexico with a small chance to develop into tropical depression.

In its 2 p.m. Saturday tropical update, the NHC said the weak low pressure area located over the northwestern Gulf of Mexico has increased shower and thunderstorm activity.

“...Read more

Haze lingering over Georgia, South Carolina blamed on dust from the Sahara, experts say

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A massive cloud of Saharan Desert dust that spent a week crossing the Atlantic is being blamed for changes in the skies off South Carolina and Georgia in recent days.

The cloud first hit the southern tip of Florida on Aug. 8 and then worked its way up to South Carolina by Aug. 10, according to the Cooperative Institute for Meteorological ...Read more

Tropical wave given 'near 0%' chance of developing into depression, hurricane forecasters say

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There’s almost no chance for the tropical wave in the Atlantic Ocean to develop into a depression, according to forecasters.

As of 8 a.m. Thursday the disturbance in the Atlantic has a near 0% chance of developing in the next five days and a near 0% chance of developing in the next 48 hours, according to the National Hurricane Center.

The ...Read more

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Death Valley: A first-hand look at the flood damage

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DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif./Nevada — About 1.3 million people visit the hottest place on Earth each year. On Tuesday, just a handful were at Death Valley National Park.

After a rainstorm Friday dumped 1.46 inches of water on the normally arid desert basin, flushing dirt, rocks and debris over some of the 1,000 miles of park roads, the ...Read more

Tropical wave shows limitations in east Atlantic, hurricane center says

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The tropical wave in the eastern Atlantic is beginning to show its limitations, causing the National Hurricane Center to lower its odds of development.

A wave that emerged off the coast of Africa early Monday is continuing to produce a large area of disorganized cloudiness and thunderstorms a few hundred miles southwest of the Cabo Verde ...Read more

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'We're not leaving,' Biden promises in visit to flood-ravaged Eastern Kentucky

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — President Joe Biden pledged during a trip to Kentucky that the federal government would be in the state for the long haul to help people in damaged communities recover from historic floods.

Biden and first lady Jill Biden visited Eastern Kentucky Monday and viewed damage from the July 28 floods.

“I promise we’re not ...Read more

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Tropical depression could form in Atlantic by midweek, forecasters say

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Hurricane season has gotten off to a slow start over the past couple of months, but now forecasters are tracking a disturbance that could become a tropical depression by midweek, the National Hurricane Center said.

As of 8 a.m. Monday, it was given a 40% chance of developing in the next five days while also upping its ...Read more

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Tropical wave moves off African west coast after weeks of quiet

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ORLANDO, Fla. — The National Hurricane Center said on Sunday that a tropical wave has moved off the African west coast as the peak of hurricane season approaches.

As of the NHC’s 2 p.m. ET tropical outlook, forecasters gave the system a 40% chance of formation in the next five days.

On Saturday, the NHC began projecting the formation of a ...Read more

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More people in flooded Eastern Kentucky counties eligible for housing, other help

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LEXINGTON, Ky. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, has approved individual assistance for people in more counties hit by recent flooding in Eastern Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear’s office announced Saturday.

There are now 12 counties where residents are eligible for assistance, according to the release: Breathitt, Clay, Floyd, ...Read more

Hurricane center begins tracking potential tropical system after weeks of quiet

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ORLANDO, Fla. — With the peak of hurricane season approaching the tropics may have woken up from their weekslong slumber.

The National Hurricane Center on Saturday began projecting the formation a potential tropical system in the eastern Atlantic Ocean as a tropical wave is forecast to move off the west coast of Africa over this weekend.

“...Read more