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Weather Talk: 17 named tropical systems in Atlantic Basin this year

October 24, 2010 in INFORUM

The formation of Tropical Storm Richard last Thursday in the southern part of the Caribbean Sea brings the total of named tropical systems across the Atlantic Basin this season to 17. Continue Reading

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Some bunker down, some flee as Earl approaches US

September 2, 2010 in INFORUM

BUXTON, N.C. Hurricane Earl was barreling toward the Eastern Seaboard on Thursday with winds swirling at around 145 mph and forecasters were trying to pinpoint exactly how close the strongest winds and heaviest surge would get to North Carolina’s fragile chain of barrier islands. Continue Reading

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Earl threatens US Coast after hitting Caribbean

August 31, 2010 in INFORUM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Hurricane Earl, now a powerful Category 4 storm, barreled toward the U.S. coast early Tuesday after battering tiny islands across the northeastern Caribbean with heavy rain and winds that damaged homes and toppled power lines. Continue Reading

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Growing Hurricane Earl threatens north Caribbean

August 30, 2010 in INFORUM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico Hurricane Earl lashed the northeastern Caribbean with heavy rain and strong winds Monday, causing flooding in low-lying parts of the Leeward Islands and emptying the streets and beaches as people waited out the storm. Continue Reading