Tag Archives: Atlantic Hurricane Season 2017

Hurricane Nate: now Category 1 storm threatens New Orleans

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Hurricane Nate is now a Category 1 storm and is gaining more strength as it barrels towards the US Gulf Coast, according to National Hurricane Center. It is learned that Nate is now less than 500 miles south-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River, moving rapidly north-northwest about 22 miles per hour. It is been reported that the maximum ...

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Tropical Depression Sixteen forms; likely to impact Gulf Coast this weekend as Hurricane Nate

Tropical Depression Sixteen

A newly formed Tropical Depression Sixteen in the western Caribbean Sea is increasingly likely to pose threats to parts of the US Gulf Coast as a tropical storm or a hurricane this weekend, the National Hurricane Center said on Wednesday. The centre of Tropical Depression 16 is currently about 195 miles south-southeast from the Caribbean Sea border of Nicaragua and ...

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Hurricane Maria intensifies to Category 4, extremely dangerous strike on Caribbean islands ahead


Hurricane Maria is beginning to strike some of the Caribbean islands as an extremely dangerous Category 4 that will follow the path which is still recovering from Hurricane Irma, according to the National Hurricane Center. Maria could gain a strength of Category 5 while it approaches the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Wednesday. It forces evacuation orders for parts ...

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Tropical Storm Maria formed, threatens Caribbean islands with possible hurricane strength


Tropical Storm Maria formed in the Atlantic Ocean is expected to become a hurricane early next week before slamming already hard-hit Caribbean islands. The National Hurricane Center said Maria is located about 545 miles east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles with maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. It is moving west at 16 miles per hour, prompting hurricane watches ...

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Florida sees dark Saturday morning as Irma nears


The outer bands of Hurricane Irma have reached South Florida on Saturday morning, forcing millions of people to leave the region. Tens of thousands people lost power in South Florida Irma as the monster storm is now aiming to strike Tampa Bay area and state’s Gulf coast. Hurricane Irma is now downgraded to Category 3 with winds of 125 miles ...

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Florida could see catastrophic impacts of Hurricane Irma as it devastated Caribbean islands

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Several forecasts suggest that south Florida could directly embrace devastating to catastrophic impacts early next week from Irma as a Category 4 hurricane which is leaving behind heavily damaged islands in the Atlantic Ocean on its path. Areas with the hurricane warnings for Floridians could be uninhabitable for weeks or months,  according to the National Weather Service. Irma is likely ...

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Hurricane Katia brings threats of heavy rain for eastern Mexico


Hurricane Katia formed in the southern Gulf of Mexico is forecast to make landfall in the eastern Mexico with sustained winds of 75 miles per hour. Hurricane watches have been issued for the coast of the state of Veracruz from Tuxpan to Laguna Verde. Katia could bring 5 to 10 inches of rainfall to northern Veracruz, with the isolated amounts ...

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Newly-formed storm Jose in the Atlantic Ocean could become hurricane by Friday


A newly-formed tropical storm Jose over the Atlantic Ocean is forecast to have gained a hurricane power by Friday. The Tropical Storm Jose formed Tuesday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center. Jose, the 10th named storm of Atlantic Hurricane Season 2017, is located about 1,505 miles east of the Lesser Antilles and it was moving west-northwest at 13mph. Jose ...

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