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Officer Gilberto Benitez has been named the East Fort Myers Rotary Officer of the Month for August 2014. Officer Benitez was selected for his courageous efforts to assist a man in a wheelchair who was stranded during a violent thunderstorm.
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A new study demonstrates a different way of projecting a hurricane's strength and intensity that could give the public a better idea of a storm's potential for destruction. A new study by Florida State University researchers demonstrates a different way of projecting a hurricane's strength and intensity that could give the public a better idea of a storm's potential for destruction.
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11 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor
Residents and tourists hunkered down in shelters and hotel conference rooms overnight as a powerful and sprawling Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja California peninsula. The area is home to gleaming megaresorts, tiny fishing communities and low-lying neighborhoods of flimsy homes.
13 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster
News 8 Storm Team Meteorologist Ethan Huston has the forecast featuring unseasonably cool shots of Canadian air. Rain chances return late Monday night.
Edouard became the fourth hurricane of the Atlantic season at 11 a.m., and forecasters at the National Hurricane Center predicted it would become the first major hurricane with winds of 120 mph by Tuesday.
Hurricane Edouard moves northwest in the eastern Atlantic Sunday afternoon. The National Hurricane Center predicts that it will become the season's first major storm Monday night or Tuesday.
Typhoon Kalmaegi slammed into the northern Philippines on Sunday, causing flash floods and widespread heavy rains as communities braced for landslides and possible storm surges. Tropical Storm Kalmaegi was packing winds of 160 kilometres per hour as it approached the Philippines, meteorologists say The typhoon, packing winds of 160 kilometres per hour, struck the town of Divilacan on the northeastern coast around sundown and moved westward across the main island of Luzon, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.
Typhoon Kalmaegi is heading towards the East Sea and expected to cause strong wind and rough seas after sweeping through the Philippines, meteorologists have warned. According to Vietnam's National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecast, the typhoon has strengthened since Saturday and was located at about 120 kilometers east of Luzon Island at 1 p.m. Sunday.
Rapidly strengthening Hurricane Odile further intensified before dawn Sunday and was swirling over the Pacific as a major storm toward an expected close brush with the southern portion of Mexico's Baja California peninsula by nightfall. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Odile became a powerful Category 4 hurricane before dawn Sunday.
Scattered thunderstorms are expected this afternoon. Though the region should be rather quiet through the early half of the day, after lunchtime the risk for scattered rain increases.
Rain and strong winds unleashed in Bantayan as side effects of Typhoon Luis prompted Mayor Ian Christopher Escario to warn fishermen Saturday not to go out to sea. "Sukad adtong Yolanda maminaw na man sila ," said the mayor's executive assistant Marlon Pacana.
The cloud pattern has become more symmetric, and the outflow is fair toward the northwest. The initial intensity has been increased to 50 kt based on Dvorak estimates from TAFB and SAB.
As of Saturday morning, the NHC was tracking Tropical Storm Eduoard and three systems with chances of tropical cyclone development -- Two of which are in the Gulf of Mexico. The area of low pressure that was over Florida on Friday has now moved into the Gulf of Mexico.
We're tracking the area of low pressure , which was once over Florida and has now moved into the southeastern Gulf of Mexico. The wave has a 20-percent chance of becoming a tropical depression or storm through the weekend.
Tropical storm Kalmaegi is forecast to strike the Philippines as a typhoon at about 12:00 GMT on 14 September. Tropical storm Kalmaegi is forecast to strike the Philippines as a typhoon at about 12:00 GMT on 14 September.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 04:07 pm
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