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  • Iselle downgraded to tropical storm

    Iselle downgraded to tropical storm

    Friday, August 8 2014 5:12 AM EDT2014-08-08 09:12:45 GMT
    The National Weather Service has downgraded Iselle to a tropical storm.
    The National Weather Service has downgraded Iselle to a tropical storm.
  • Iselle to give Hawaii first hurricane in 22 years

    Iselle to give Hawaii first hurricane in 22 years

    Thursday, August 7 2014 4:45 AM EDT2014-08-07 08:45:54 GMT
    Iselle was supposed to weaken as it slowly trudged west across the Pacific. It didn't - and now Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years.
    Iselle was supposed to weaken as it slowly trudged west across the Pacific. It didn't - and now Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years.
  • TRACKING THE TROPICS: Bertha weakens

    TRACKING THE TROPICS: Bertha weakens

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 5:54 AM EDT2014-08-05 09:54:40 GMT
    Bertha has weakened to a tropical storm just a day after becoming a hurricane as it moves northward in the Atlantic, posing no direct threat to the U.S. East Coast.
    Bertha has weakened to a tropical storm just a day after becoming a hurricane as it moves northward in the Atlantic, posing no direct threat to the U.S. East Coast.
  • TRACKING TROPICS: Low-pressure system in the Atlantic well defined

    TRACKING TROPICS: System in the Atlantic well defined

    Thursday, July 31 2014 4:35 AM EDT2014-07-31 08:35:43 GMT
    RIGHT NOW:According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Hurricane Center website, the well-defined low pressure system is located about 850 miles east of the southern Windward Islands
    RIGHT NOW:According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Hurricane Center website, the well-defined low pressure system is located about 850 miles east of the southern Windward Islands
  • TRACKING TROPICS: A disturbance in the Atlantic

    TRACKING TROPICS: A disturbance in the Atlantic

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:40 PM EDT2014-07-30 16:40:16 GMT
    RIGHT NOW:According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Hurricane canter website, an area of the low pressure is located about 1300 miles east of the southern Windward Islands. 
    RIGHT NOW:According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Hurricane canter website, an area of the low pressure is located about 1300 miles east of the southern Windward Islands. 
  • Bay area hurricane expos

    Bay area hurricane expos

    Tuesday, May 27 2014 7:07 PM EDT2014-05-27 23:07:41 GMT
    It’s that time of year when all of us should take a minute and make sure we have our personal Hurricane Plan in place. As most of us know, our hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30.
    It’s that time of year when all of us should take a minute and make sure we have our personal Hurricane Plan in place. As most of us know, our hurricane season runs from June 1 through Nov. 30.
  • Ingrid, Manuel retired from hurricane name lists

    Ingrid, Manuel retired from hurricane name lists

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:25 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:25:54 GMT
    © A car lies almost completely submerged in a flooded street after the passing of Tropical Storm Manuel in the town of Tixtla de Guerrero, Mexico, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.© A car lies almost completely submerged in a flooded street after the passing of Tropical Storm Manuel in the town of Tixtla de Guerrero, Mexico, Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.
    The names Ingrid and Manuel will no longer be used for tropical storms or hurricanes in the Atlantic or the northeast Pacific.

    The World Meteorological Organization says both names are being retired because of the death and destruction both storms caused in Mexico last year.
    The names Ingrid and Manuel will no longer be used for tropical storms or hurricanes in the Atlantic or the northeast Pacific.

    The World Meteorological Organization says both names are being retired because of the death and destruction both storms caused in Mexico last year.

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