Tropical Storm Arthur Now A Hurricane

**UPDATE, JULY 3** Arthur Now A Hurricane Early Thursday morning, July 3, Tropical Storm Arthur was upgraded to hurricane status, and will only strengthen more as it moves north-northeast up towards the North Carolina Coast at 14 miles per hour. Currently, the center of Hurricane Arthur is located 260 miles southwest of Cape Hatteras and 110 miles south-southwest of Cape Fear, North Carolina. Later Thursday, a northeast turn by Hurricane Arthur...

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Tropical Storm Douglas Continues as Elida Disappears

**UPDATE, JULY 3** Tropical Storm Douglas is hanging on as Elida diminishes. After moving slightly northwestward and maintaining tropical storm strength throughout Wednesday, July 2, Tropical Storm Douglas is expected to weaken to a depression later today, Thursday, July 3 and become a remnant low by Friday morning. Currently the storm is located 460 miles west-southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, and is moving northwest at 2 miles...

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Hurricane Cristina Lingers Near Mexican Coast

**update Saturday, June 14** Cristina weakened as it approached Socorro Island to a Category 1 Hurricane, and continued to weaken further after it passed the island reverting back to tropical storm status. As she moves further northwest at 6 miles per hour, she will weaken even further and turn more west overnight. Wind gusts have decreased to 70 miles per hour, and the Mexican Naval  Weather Station on Socorro Island still reports that wind...

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Amanda: A Strong Start to a Supposedly Weak 2014

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Though the 2014 Hurricane Season is expected to be weak, Hurricane Amanda started it off tempestuously, breaking the record for the earliest category 4 hurricane in the Pacific Ocean. Previously, that honor had gone to Hurricane Adolph which reached a peak intensity of 145 mph on May 29, 2001. Amanda weakened to a still-powerful Category 4 at 135 mph hurricane on Monday morning and fell to a Category 2 at 105 mph by late afternoon....

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Deadline for Disaster Relief Nears

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Application window for Hurricane Ike and Dolly disaster relief closing soon East Texas homeowners needing hurricane disaster relief have until Monday, May 5, 2014 to submit their applications for Round 2 of Deep East Texas Council of Governments’ (DETCOG) Disaster Recovery Housing Program. Under the program residents of Angelina, Houston, Jasper, Nacogdoches, Newton, Polk, Sabine, San Jacinto, San Augustine, Shelby, Trinity and Tyler...

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Tropical Storm Narda

A new tropical storm has formed in the eastern Pacific over the weekend of October 5, and may turn into a hurricane by Tuesday, October 8. The storm, now called Narda, is located 1,030 miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California. Narda has reached maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour with some strengthening predicted over the next few days.. Tropical Storm Narda is moving west northwest at 15 miles per hour, with a...

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