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  • Atlantic disturbance's chance of developing lowered to 80 percent

    Atlantic disturbance's chance of developing lowered to 80 percent
    A "vigorous" tropical disturbance in the Atlantic continues to organize, and there is a high chance that it will grow into a tropical depression or Tropical Storm Emily on Monday, the National Hurricane Center said. However, a hurricane hunter aircraft...
  • Tropical Storm Emily no longer forecast to be a hurricane

    Tropical Storm Emily no longer forecast to be a hurricane
    Tropical Storm Emily is no longer projected to be a hurricane when it approaches South Florida, either late on Friday or early on Saturday. Rather, it would remain a strong storm with sustained winds of 60 mph. Further, under the latest forecast, its...
  • Tropical Storm Emily strengthens and starts moving again

    Tropical Storm Emily strengthens and starts moving again
    After coming to a standstill on Tuesday morning, Tropical Storm Emily has resumed its march westward through the Caribbean. It also has strengthened slightly. At 2 p.m., the system was about 215 miles southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, moving west at 12...
  • Album review: John Hiatt, 'Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns'

    Album review: John Hiatt, 'Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns'
    3 stars (out of 4) The Indiana-born singer-songwriter has been releasing albums since the mid-‘70s, and has become even more prolific in the last decade. “Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns” is his seventh studio release since 2000, and...
  • Tropical Storm Emily's projected path shifts farther away from South Florida

    Tropical Storm Emily's projected path shifts farther away from South Florida
    Tropical Storm Emily's projected path has been shifted farther to the east of Florida, reducing but far from eliminating the state's risk. Meanwhile, the system also is forecast to be a relatively mediocre tropical storm with sustained winds of 45 mph as...
  • Tropical Storm Emily's track shifts slightly west toward Florida

    Tropical Storm Emily's track shifts slightly west toward Florida
    Tropical Storm Emily's heavy rains and gusty winds are expected to start spreading over the Dominican Republic and Haiti by Wednesday evening and the southern Bahamas on Thursday. At 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Emily was about 60 miles southeast of Isla Beata,...
  • Tropical Storm Emily's projected path shifts toward Florida

    Tropical Storm Emily's projected path shifts toward Florida
    For South and Central Florida, Tropical Storm Emily remains a close call, as the eastern half of the state remains in the cone of uncertainty. Under the latest advisory, the forecast track has been nudged slightly west toward the Florida shoreline,...
  • Tropical Storm Emily still a threat to Florida

    Tropical Storm Emily still a threat to Florida
    Tropical Storm Emily is keeping South and Central Florida guessing, as it still is projected to parallel state's east coast on Saturday, close enough to be in striking distance. For that reason, the National Hurricane Center is urging residents of...
  • For now, no watches or warnings needed in Florida for Tropical Storm Emily

    For now, no watches or warnings needed in Florida for Tropical Storm Emily
    Because Tropical Storm Emily's projected path remains well off the coast of Florida, no tropical storm watches or warnings are required at this time, the National Hurricane Center said in the latest advisory. Just the same, because uncertainty remains in...
  • What you should know about smart phones, making calls during a hurricane

    What you should know about smart phones, making calls during a hurricane
    Weather reports still say Tropical Storm Emily will impact South Florida by sometime Friday, which means now is the time to prepare your cell phone and home communications plan in case the storm causes power outages or other problems. Here are tips...
  • Tropical Storm Emily might weaken into a tropical wave later today

    Tropical Storm Emily might weaken into a tropical wave later today
    With the mountains of Hispaniola taking their toll, Tropical Storm Emily could degenerate into a tropical wave later today, the National Hurricane Center said in the latest advisory. The system already has weakened considerably and lost organization,...