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Bonnie makes landfall, will dump up to 6 inches of rain along track

bonnie makes landfall

Tropical Storm Bonnie made landfall in South Carolina Sunday morning and will run along the palmetto state coastline until early Tuesday. The National Hurricane Center is reporting that Bonnie has weakened to tropical depression status ahead of predictions. Heading back offshore, Bonnie is expected to continue to lose strength  before continuing up the east coast. Bonnie is expected to drop as much ...

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90% Chance Tropical Storm forms and heads for southern U.S. coast

TS Bonnie track

A tropical storm just off the southeastern U.S. coast is being given a 90% chance of strengthening into a tropical storm. This would be the second named storm of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season. Shower activity associated with the low pressure area located between Bermuda and the Bahamas continues to show signs of organization, and the circulation of the low ...

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Houston Floods may worsen with more rain in forecast

Houston flooding

Houston, Texas has experienced historic rainfall and flooding in recent days and more rain is on the way. At least five people have died and the Governor has declared 9 counties as disaster areas. Current weather forecasts for the Houston area project waves of thunderstorms to roll through at least until Thursday and have kept flash flood warnings in effect ...

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Polar Vortex REDUX next week – bitter cold, snow, mayhem, cats and dogs living together..

polar vortex january 2016

Ok, get a grip, it’s winter and stuff, but next week, it’s not just going to be winter, it’s going to be winter, winter for parts of the United States. According to AccuWeather Chief Long Range Meteorologist Paul Pastelok, “A major and far-reaching blast of cold air will sweep in over much of the Central and Eastern states next week ...

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Deadly East Coast Winter Storm Leaves Millions Without Power

The number of homes and businesses that have lost electricity in the North East has surpassed 3 million as a freakish October snow storm crossed the region over the weekend. The storm dumped more the 2 feet of heavy, wet snow in parts of New England causing flight delays, traffic accidents and extensive power outages. Governors across the area have ...

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Hurricane Irene Targets East Coast

*Updated 2pm 8/25* Irene, now a category 3 hurricane, seems to have spared Florida and Georgia from being the victims of 2011’s first Hurricane, but the storm is still expected to strike somewhere up the east coast of the United States. The current cone of probability has the storm crossing over the outer banks of North Carolina early Sunday morning ...

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TrendWatch: How Hurricane Season Can Lead to Gas Crisis

ATLANTA, May 24, 2011 — When Hurricane Katrina shut down the majority of oil      refining capabilities in the Gulf of Mexico in 2005, prices skyrocketed overnight and incited a rush on gasoline that led to a nationwide, weeks-long gas shortage. With prices currently nearing post-Katrina levels on their own, this hurricane season could prove even more damaging to both businesses ...

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