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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Tropical wave could bring heavy rain to Puerto Rico, Hispaniola

    Tropical wave could bring heavy rain to Puerto Rico, Hispaniola
    A tropical wave near the Leeward Islands could bring heavy rain and gusty winds to the islands and Puerto Rico and Hispaniola on Saturday night into Sunday. However, it has a low chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours. TROPICAL...
  • Tropical wave in central Caribbean producing only a few showers, thunderstorms

    Tropical wave in central Caribbean producing only a few showers, thunderstorms
    2 p.m. update: The tropical wave over the central Caribbean is producing only a few disorganized showers and thunderstorms. It is moving westward at about 20 mph. It has only a 10 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours....
  • Teel Time: Answers from Beamer, London, Manuel others at ACC Football Kickoff

    Saturday afternoon I posted questions that needed or figured to be asked at the ACC’s annual football kickoff here in Pinehurst. Well, here are the answers. * Virginia cornerback Chase Minnifield on volunteering weekly at Charlottesville’s...
  • Steamy hot in South Florida; tropical wave near Mexico likely to develop

    Steamy hot in South Florida; tropical wave near Mexico likely to develop
    Expect another steamy hot day. Wednesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 90s and heat index readings - or feels-like temperatures - of more than 100 degrees. Lows in the low 80s. There is a 30 percent chance of showers and...
  • Six Flags, 50 years later

    Six Flags, 50 years later
    Somewhere between Skull Island and the Crazy Horse Saloon, I lost her. There I was in the blistering sun of a Texas summer, a 7-year-old in rumpled shorts and a pixie haircut, suddenly missing a sister 12 years my senior. I remember feeling afraid, but I...
  • Tropical depression or storm likely to form today; no threat to Florida

    Tropical depression or storm likely to form today; no threat to Florida
    The tropical wave in the Yucatan Channel near Mexico is on the verge of strengthening into a tropical depression or storm. As of 2 p.m. on Wednesday, the National Hurricane Center gave it a near 100 percent chance of developing, as satellite imagery...
  • Tropical Storm Don forms in Gulf, aims toward Texas

    Tropical Storm Don forms in Gulf, aims toward Texas
    Now we have Tropical Storm Don. The fourth named storm of an already fast-paced 2011 storm season formed over the southern Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday afternoon and appeared to be taking aim at Texas. At 8 a.m. Thursday the system was about 545 miles...
  • Breezy and hot today

    Breezy and hot today
    As is normal for this time of year, it's expected to be sweltering hot on Thursday with heat index readings as high as 106 degrees, the National Weather Service in Miami said. The forecast otherwise calls for sunny skies with highs in the low 90s and...
  • Tropical Storm Eugene heading to hurricane strength

    Tropical Storm Eugene has a 90 percent chance of strengthening into a hurricane in the next 48 hours, according to NOAA's 8 p.m. advisory. The area of low pressure about 415 miles south of Acapulco, Mexico is producing a large but disorganized area of...
  • Hurricane supplies: A dumpster in a bag for storm debris, and pick-up service

    Hurricane supplies: A dumpster in a bag for storm debris, and pick-up service
    The very least a home or condominium owner can expect after a hurricane or major storm is to deal with debris, possibly branches, leaves and garbage.  A relatively new product dubbed the “dumpster in a bag” could help, especially considering...
  • Sprinter Tyler Badie returns to his native New Orleans to compete in AAU Junior Olympics

    When Tyler Badie thinks about New Orleans, he doesn't remember much. He was only 6 years old when his family left in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. "I remember playing with my friends," Badie, now 11, said. "I remember the good food. And the...