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Tropical Storm Wilfred Forms in the Atlantic; Another System in the Gulf Could Become Tropical Storm Alpha

At the height of hurricane season, we have now ran through all the names of the Atlantic season.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 9/18/2020, 2:27:53 PM
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For the Second Time on Record, Five Tropical Cyclones Swirl in the Atlantic at The Same Time

For only the second time on record, there are 5 Named Storm systems in the Atlantic Basin. While the Gulf coast prepares for Hurricane Sally, forecasters are monitoring the Atlantic for further development of the storms.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 9/14/2020, 3:48:01 PM
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Tropical Storms Paulette and Rene Make Their Way Westward

Record breaking tropical storms, Paulette and Rene formed Monday in the Atlantic. Paulette is now the earliest 16th Atlantic named storm, forming earlier than the previous record-holder, Philippe, which developed on Sept. 17, 2005.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 9/8/2020, 3:08:58 PM
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Laura Upgraded to a Category 4 Hurricane, National Hurricane Center Warns of 'Unsurvivable' Destructive Waves for Texas and Louisiana

Hurricane Laura, a major Category 4 storm, is set to hit near the Texas-Louisiana border on Thursday morning as local officials scramble to evacuate thousands of residents.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 8/26/2020, 3:14:48 PM
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Back-To-Back Storms Approach the Gulf Coast This Week. Marco Weakens to a Tropical Depression as Laura Grows Stronger

Tropical Storm, Marco approaches the United States Coast as Laura Lingers Close Behind.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 8/24/2020, 1:12:12 PM
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Two Hurricanes Could Form In Gulf Of Mexico Next Week For The First Time on Record

Two tropical systems are heading toward the Gulf of Mexico, and both of them may form into hurricanes before reaching the U.S. mainland early next week.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 8/21/2020, 3:46:46 PM
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A Dangerous Derecho Enters the Chicago Area

A damaging derecho, or long-lasting, significant windstorm is approaching the greater Chicago area this afternoon with widespread damaging winds and likely power outages.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 8/10/2020, 4:14:23 PM
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Florida in Projected Path of Tropical Wave That May Become Hurricane Isaias

Tropical storm warnings issued for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands with Isaias likely to form.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 7/28/2020, 1:34:35 PM
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Record Breaking Tropical Storm Gonzalo Makes its Way Toward the Caribbean

Tropical Storm Gonzalo has formed in the Atlantic Ocean between Africa and the Lesser Antilles potentially developing into a Hurricane within the next 24 hours. Should Gonzalo continue to grow, it will be the seventh named storm of the season.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 7/22/2020, 6:51:39 PM
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Tropical Storm Douglas Expected to Strengthen to a Hurricane

Douglas is expected to strengthen and become a hurricane later Tuesday or Tuesday night as it moves through an area with low wind shear, high amounts of moisture and high sea surface temperatures.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 7/21/2020, 5:29:22 PM
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