Season’s 14th Named Storm Forms

Tropical Storm Nate   A collection of thunderstorms in the Caribbean forms into Tropical Storm Nate Wednesday morning at 11 am . According to The National Hurricane Center, the storm is forecasted to strengthen rapidly in the Gulf of Mexico’s warm waters over the next few days. Nate will likely reach the US Gulf coast Sunday morning possibly even as a category 1 storm. The storm currently sustains 35 mph winds but could increase up...

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Tropical Depression Lee and Hurricane Maria

September 18, 2017, Hurricane Update: Two new tropical disturbances, Tropical Depression Lee and Hurricane Maria, joined category 1 Hurricane Jose in the Atlantic this weekend. Lee has traveled over 700 miles off the Cape Verde coast of northwest Africa with winds up to 40 miles per hour. The storm is not projected to strengthen to a hurricane and will likely fade over the next 48 hours without making landfall. As of today, Monday, Maria has...

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Hurricane Irma Evacuations

As hurricane Irma continues to strengthen, Florida governor, Rick Scott, warns residents to “get out now.” Currently, the storm sustains winds of up to 185 miles per hour making it one of the strongest storms to form in the Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center anticipate catastrophic damage for the Florida Keys and coast. As of Tuesday, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico are all under a state of emergency. Many...

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Hurricane Irma turns into Category 5

Hurricane Irma has now turned into a Category 5 Hurricane, making it extremely dangerous. Its’ winds are up to 175 miles an hour, with no sign of slowing down. Irma began its formation in the Cape Verde Islands and has tracked its way through the Atlantic to get to where it is now. The hurricane is currently tracked to hit the Antigua, British and Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico, as they frantically prepare for this hit. Puerto Rico has been...

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Hurricane Irma Update: August 31st, 2017

As Texas and Lousiana begin to recover after Hurricane Harvey, another storm forms in the Atlantic. As of right now, on the 31st of August, there is another storm forming in the Atlantic, Hurricane Irma. It is currently on track to form into another Category 4 Hurricane. It will likely take around a week for the hurricane to reach the United States, with places like Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the majority of the Caribbean set to take the full brunt...

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Manuel Drenches Mexico’s Coast

Tropical storm Manuel, mexico coast

As Tropical Storm Manuel moves closer to Mexico, it has already begun to wreak havoc on Mexico’s coastline. Currently the storm is located 105 miles south of Lazaro Cardenas and 215 miles southeast of Manzanillo, Mexico. Manuel has reached maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, and these winds may increase as Manuel makes landfall on Sunday, September 15. It is currently moving north at 6 miles per hour, and is expected to move...

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