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What Does the ‘Invest’ label mean on weather systems?

According to WikiPedia and confirmed by the National Weather service, INVEST tags on weather systems mean the following: Invests are designated by three separate forecast centers: the National Hurricane Center, Central Pacific Hurricane Center and Joint Typhoon Warning Center. The designation of a system as an invest does not necessarily correspond to any particular likelihood of development of the system ...

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Joaquin strengthens into Hurricane, turns towards North Carolina, VA and DC

Joaquim tracking

The U.S. National Hurricane center announced Wednesday that tropical storm Joaquin had strengthened into a hurricane during the early morning hours. The National Weather Service says that there may be additional strengthening as the storm heads Northwest towards the mid-Atlantic states.   North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, D.C., New York and New Jersey are currently in the storm’s projected path. Most ...

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