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Tropical Depression 18 forms, could become major hurricane by next week

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Tropical Depression 18 formed in the eastern Atlantic on Wednesday evening and could be a major hurricane by next week, the National Hurricane Center said in its 5 p.m. Eastern time update.

The depression is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm by Thursday and gain hurricane status by the weekend before being forecast ...Read more

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Next tropical depression could form Wednesday afternoon; Peter and Rose weaken

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The National Hurricane Center is expecting to see the 18th tropical depression of the year by as early as Wednesday afternoon, it said in the 2 p.m. EDT update.

Meanwhile, tropical depressions Peter and Rose seemed to almost be joined together at the hip as they entered the Atlantic together. They degenerated together and they may dissipate ...Read more

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Next tropical depression has a 90% chance of forming; Peter and Rose weaken

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A southeastern disturbance has a 90% chance of becoming the next tropical depression, according to the National Hurricane Center’s 8 a.m. update.

Meanwhile, tropical depressions Peter and Rose seemed to almost be joined together at the hip as they entered the Atlantic together, they degenerated together and they may dissipate together as well...Read more

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Peter downgraded into depression; Tropical Storm Rose getting pummeled by storm-shredding wind shear

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Tropical Storm Peter deteriorated into a tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon while storm-shredding, upper-level winds left Tropical Storm Rose barely clinging to its tropical storm status.

By midday, Peter’s maximum sustained winds fell to 35 mph. Rose remained at top winds of 40 mph, just 1 mph above the ...Read more

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Tropical storms getting pummeled by storm-shredding wind shear

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Tropical Storm Peter and Tropical Storm Rose were getting clobbered by storm-shredding, upper-level winds Tuesday, leaving each storm barely clinging to its tropical storm status.

By midday, Peter and Rose each had top winds of 40 mph, which is just 1 mph above the minimum threshold for a tropical storm.

Wind shear ...Read more

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Tropical storms likely to weaken amid winds, cooler temperatures

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — It appears Tropical Storm Peter and Tropical Storm Rose are no match for the storm-shredding, upper-level winds that have moved in over the Atlantic Ocean.

Wind shear and cooler water temperatures hindered the development of both storms Monday, a trend that will continue Tuesday, experts said. They are forecast to ...Read more

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Tropical Storms Peter and Rose are in the Atlantic, and another system is forecast to be a depression

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MIAMI — As Tropical Storms Peter and Rose continue to move across the Atlantic on Monday, forecasters are also eyeing two other systems, one of which could become a tropical depression by the end of the week.

The disturbance that could turn into a depression this week was producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms in the far eastern ...Read more

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States use Hurricane Ida damage to push infrastructure bill

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Pointing to stark pictures of inundated buildings and washed-out cars from Hurricane Ida, state and city officials are pressing Congress to pass a $1 trillion infrastructure bill.

At least 67 people died across eight states, communities were plunged into darkness for weeks while repairs to the electrical grid plodded along, and calls for help ...Read more

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Peter and Rose are in the Atlantic, and another system is forecast to be a depression

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MIAMI — As Tropical Storms Peter and Rose continue to move across the Atlantic on Monday, forecasters are also eyeing two other systems, one of which could become a tropical depression by the end of the week.

The disturbance that could turn into a depression this week was producing disorganized showers and thunderstorms in the far eastern ...Read more

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Tropical Storm Rose forms hours after Tropical Storm Peter

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Sunday was a day for tropical storm formation as the 2021 hurricane season saw its 16th and 17th named systems with Tropical Storm Peter and Tropical Storm Rose both swirling in the Atlantic.

Tropical Storm Peter formed in the Atlantic early Sunday morning with Rose following suit by Sunday evening.

As of 5 p.m. EDT, the ...Read more

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Tropical Storm Peter forms in the Atlantic while Tropical Depression 17 strengthens

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Tropical Storm Peter formed in the Atlantic early Sunday morning, becoming the 16th named storm of the season. Meanwhile, a tropical depression in the eastern Atlantic formed that could become Tropical Storm Rose.

In the National Hurricane Center’s 11 a.m. EDT update, Tropical Storm Peter was located about 435 miles east of ...Read more

Tropical Storm Peter forms in the Atlantic while Tropical Depression 17 strengthens

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Tropical Storm Peter formed in the Atlantic early Sunday morning, becoming the 16th named storm of the season. Meanwhile, a tropical depression in the eastern Atlantic sees high odds of development.

In the National Hurricane Center’s 11 a.m. EDT update, Tropical Storm Peter was located about 435 miles east of the northern ...Read more

Tropical Storm Odette moves away from the US; Peter likely to form while Nicholas fizzles

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Tropical Storm Odette, which formed Friday evening off the mid-Atlantic coast, is forecast to bring strong winds to the northeast U.S. and Canada as a post-tropical cyclone later today, the National Hurricane Center said.

As of 11 a.m., Odette was located 235 miles southeast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, and 460 miles southwest...Read more

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Tropical Storm Odette forms as hurricane season remains busy with 2 other systems in Atlantic

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Tropical Storm Odette formed off the mid-Atlantic coast Friday a few hundred miles southeast of New Jersey, making it the 15th named storm of the season.

Meanwhile, a disturbance in the eastern Atlantic could develop into a tropical depression or tropical storm over the weekend or early next week, forecasters said.

Also, a third disturbance ...Read more

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Tropical Storms Peter and Odette could form this weekend as Atlantic Ocean is packed with three disturbances

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It’s just past the peak of hurricane season, and the tropics are teeming with activity as forecasters are monitoring three disturbances, two with high chances of becoming tropical depressions by this weekend.

And one of the disturbances is likely to have its effects felt on the U.S. East Coast, according to forecasters, delivering high surf ...Read more

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2 Atlantic disturbances could be tropical depressions soon; there's another wave, too

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MIAMI — Forecasters are monitoring three disturbances Thursday and two have a high chance of turning into tropical depressions soon as they move across the Atlantic.

None of the systems is currently a threat to Florida.

The disturbance closest to the United States is several hundred miles to the south-southeast of the outer Banks of North ...Read more

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2 Atlantic disturbances could be tropical depressions soon

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MIAMI — Forecasters are monitoring three disturbances early Thursday and two have a high chance of turning into tropical depressions soon as they move across the Atlantic.

None of the systems are currently a threat to Florida.

The disturbance closest to the United States is several hundred miles to the south-southeast of the outer Banks of ...Read more

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In response to Western drought, a flood of legislation

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WASHINGTON — Las Vegas visitors can still snap selfies with the mermaids swimming among tropical fish in the Silverton Casino’s massive aquarium and gaze at the colorful dancing water displays of the iconic Bellagio fountains — for now.

But southern Nevada and much of the American West are struggling to cope with a worsening drought that ...Read more

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2 depressions could form in the Atlantic soon. Which one will become Odette first?

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MIAMI — Two disturbances in the Atlantic are right on the verge of strengthening into tropical depressions or storms, and one is worth watching for people in Florida and the Caribbean.

A low-pressure area of thunderstorms a few hundred miles south of the Cabo Verde Islands has the highest chances of strengthening, according to the National ...Read more

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2 depressions could form in the Atlantic soon. Which one will become Odette first?

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MIAMI — Two disturbances in the Atlantic are right on the verge of strengthening into tropical depressions or storms, and one is worth watching for people in Florida and the Caribbean.

A low-pressure area of thunderstorms a few hundred miles south of the Cabo Verde Islands has the highest chances of strengthening, according to the National ...Read more