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2 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

FMPD officer who wheeled man to safety honored

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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3 hrs ago | Science Daily

New way to predict hurricane strength, destruction

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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7 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

News of our Past: New high school, Pleasant Valley, has cornerstone placed

J.H. Sawtell grocery store is shown circa 1890. It was on Broadway between Second and Third streets.

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11 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Riding out Hurricane Odile in Cabo San Lucas

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.

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13 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Chilly Nights, Cool & Dry Days Ahead

News 8 Storm Team Meteorologist Ethan Huston has the forecast featuring unseasonably cool shots of Canadian air. Rain chances return late Monday night.

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17 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

Officials, residents take a look back at Hurricane Floyd

In 1999, Hurricane Floyd ripped through Jones County, devastating the area in its wake. Fifteen years later, current and former county officials, along with residents, look back at what was a turbulent time for the region.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Palm Beach Daily News

Weather Matters: Edouard forecast to become first major Atlantic hurricane since Sandy

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.

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Tampa Bay Newspapers

Hurricane Edouard stays over open water

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.

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Suria

Powerful Typhoon Kalmaegi hits northern...

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.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam on alert as typhoon Kalmaegi sweeping into East Sea

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.

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Star-Telegram.com

Stronger Hurricane Odile aims at Mexico's Baja

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.

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MindaNews

Sunken ferry update: 3 dead, 110 rescued; undetermined number still missing

Coast Guard authorities here cannot how many passengers were actually on board the ill-fated ship MV Maharlika which sank off Pintuyan town in Southern Leyte Saturday night, September 13. Capt. Joseph Coyme, Deputy District Commander for Nothern Mindanao of the Philippines Coast Guard, said that as of 11 a.m. Sunday, three persons had been confirmed dead while 110 were rescued.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

NBC2 News

Forecast: Scattered storms this afternoon

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.

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Sun-Star

Flood prone villages prepare for - Luis'

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.

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National Hurricane Center

Tropical Storm EDOUARD Forecast Discussion Number 10

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.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

NHC tracking 2 systems in Gulf of Mexico, Tropical Storm Eduoard, disturbance near Cape Verde Islands

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.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Gulf Low Being Monitored; Scattered Rain & Storms

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.

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Local10.com

NHC: Low pressure system has 30 percent chance of developing into cyclone

SATURDAY AFTERNOON THAT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS. MAX, WE ARE STILL SEEING THIS POTENTIAL FOR UNSETTLED WEATHER EVEN AS THAT AREA OF LOW PRESSURE PULLS AWAY FROM US.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

AlertNet

Tropical storm Kalmaegi is forecast to strike the Philippines as a...

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.

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Houston Press

Hurricane Season 2014: Don't Believe the Hype of the Latest Tropical Disturbance

You are likely going to hear quite a bit about a tropical disturbance designated 92L by the National Hurricane Center that is currently dropping a bunch of rain on the Florida peninsula.

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