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Hurricane Bill (2009)

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  • Ask Tom why: What becomes of Irene after it passes into the North Atlantic? Does it become just a low pressure system and possibly affect Greenland or Europe?

    Dear Tom, What becomes of Irene after it passes into the North Atlantic? Does it become just a low pressure system and possibly affect Greenland or Europe? —Frank Suzda, Wilmette Dear Frank, Though Irene has lost its tropical characteristics, it...
  • Bill churns on; surf, rip current warnings up

     
    Hurricane Bill continues to spin its way toward the U.S. east coast Thursday night, with forecasters promising that a turn north by Saturday will spare us all a collision with this picture-perfect Category 3 storm.Bermuda is now under a tropical......
  • Obama's vacation: Hurricane Bill ahoy

     
    by Mark Silva It's been a quiet week on Martha's Vineyard, where they are battening down the beaches for Hurricane Bill's pass, all the coves are good-looking and all the presidential vacations are above average. "South Beach in Edgartown was......
  • Obama's (working?) vacation: Health care

     
    by Christi Parsons PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- President Barack Obama heads to the island resort of Martha's Vineyard today for a family vacation likely to be interspersed with talk of - and work on - his drive to pass a health-care......
  • Bill may be boon to surfers

     
    If the forecasts hold up, Hurricane Bill will become a major storm today. But the forecast tracks suggest the tempest will veer northward before reaching the U.S. mainland. That would make Bill a threat to Bermuda, and to shipping. But......
  • Bill now a Cat. 4 storm

     
    Hurricane Bill swirled up to Category 4 status on the Saffir-Simpson scale while we slept. The storm's top sustained winds are now near 135 mph as it moves toward the west northwest at 16 mph.That makes Bill the first hurricane......
  • Bill staggers, keeps spinning

     
    Hurricane Bill weakened a bit more overnight, with top sustained winds falling to 115 mph amid increasing disorder in its central structure. But the storm remained a Category 3 powerhouse and a continuing threat to both Bermuda and the eastern......
  • Bill takes a breather; no change in course

     
    Hurricane Bill took a breather overnight, dropping 10 mph from its top sustained winds and falling back to Category 3 status - still a 'major' storm, but with top winds of 'only' 125 mph.That may change in the coming days as......
  • Obama's vacation: Links, books, security

     
    SEE A PHOTO GALLERY OF PRESIDENTIAL VACATIONS By Christi Parsons and updated at 1 pm EDT OAK BLUFFS, Mass. -- It's just your average vacation schedule - a little reading, a little tennis and golf, a little briefing from the......
  • Heat ends today

     
    Today should see the last of what is now nearly a week of temperatures in the 90-degree range, forecasters say. A cold front now moving into the Ohio Valley will move our way overnight tonight and drop the daytime highs......
  • Tropical storm warnings up for Mass. coast

     
    Residents - sitting Presidents included - of Cape Cod and the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket are under tropical storm warnings today as Hurricane Bill spins northward off the U.S. East Coast.Bill remains a 105-mph Category 2 storm, and its.......