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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Tropical Storm Karen

A tropical storm warning was issued Thursday, October 3, for southeastern Louisiana due to possible effects from the newly formed Tropical Storm Karen. Currently the storm is located 400 miles south of the Mississippi River. It has reached maximum sustained winds of 65 miles per hour with some strengthening over the next few days. Tropical Storm Karen is expected to reach hurricane status either late Friday evening, October 4, or early...

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Tropical Storm Jerry

Tropical Storm Jerry has formed Atlantic Ocean, becoming the 10th tropical storm of the Atlantic. The newly formed storm is located 1200 miles east southeast of Bermuda and 1,325 miles west southwest of Azores on Monday, September 30. Jerry has reached maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour, and is moving 7 miles per hour due east, but will change paths over the next 24 hours. While no land warnings have been placed, those within the area...

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