Texas Prepares for Hurricane Harvey

Initially formed in the east of the Caribbean Sea around August 17-19th, Tropical Storm Harvey could possibly become the first hurricane to hit land since Ike in 2008 as it is expected to arrive in South Texas by Friday or early Saturday. Although it is currently in a depression, remaining stationary off of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and 590 miles south-southeast of Cuero, Texas it is moving northwest through the Caribbean Sea and gaining...

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Tropical Storm Boris forms off Coast of Mexico

Tropical Storm Boris brought heavy rains to Mexico’s Pacific coast, forcing the evacuation of hundreds in areas prone to floods and mudslides. TS Boris formed Tuesday afternoon off the coast of Oaxaca and Chiapas, reaching maximum winds of 40 mph and bringing rock and mudslides to some roads. Boris continues to move north at 5 mph toward the narrow strip of Mexico between the Pacific and the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasters say Boris may...

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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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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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Manuel Weakens After Slight Landfall

manuel and ingrid hit mexico

Tropical Storm Manuel weakens slightly after making landfall near Manzanillo, Mexico. The storm, currently dwindling in power, is located 15 miles north of Manzanillo and 160 miles west northwest of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico. The storm has reached maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour, and is predicted to weaken very quickly into Monday, September 16. It is currently moving northwest at 9 miles per hour and is expected to stay on this path...

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