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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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Showers in Store for the Southeast This Week with Storms Traveling North

An Area of Low Pressure Brings Showers and Rain to the Southeast with Storms Traveling North Throughout The Rest of The Week.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 7/7/2020, 12:19:16 PM
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Father’s Day Weekend Weather Forecast

This weekend brings sunny days and fun outside for some while it brings rain and staycations to others.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 6/19/2020, 11:18:44 AM
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Cristobal Weakens to a Tropical Depression, as the Storm Travels Inland

Heavy rain associated with Cristobal will continue to push inland across the central Gulf Coast and into the Lower Mississippi Valley today, later up mid and upper Mississippi valley tonight through Tuesday Night.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 6/8/2020, 11:30:41 AM
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North and Central America Brace for Tropical Storm Cristobal

Tropical Storm Cristobal formed in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday bringing flooding, mudslides and strong winds through through Central America and later the United States.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 6/3/2020, 8:05:25 PM
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Hurricane Season Welcomed in With Another Potential Tropical Storm

Remnants of a Pacific tropical storm may reform in the Gulf of Mexico within the next few days. Today June first, marks the beginning of hurricane season which will run until November 30th.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 6/1/2020, 2:05:04 PM
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A Third Named Storm Could Potentially Form Before The Start of Hurricane Season

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is giving the complex of thunderstorms a 50% chance of becoming a subtropical depression over the next 48 hours.

Written by Sarrah Pelorus
Published 5/29/2020, 3:27:21 PM
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