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Tropical Storm Andrea Zipping Up The East Coast
MIAMI (AP) — Forecasters say Tropical Storm Andrea is moving at a brisk pace as it heads up the East Coast, bringing winds, heavy rains and a threat of flooding to coastal areas in Georgia and the Carolinas. The first named storm of the Atlantic season has been losing intensity after hammerin…
Forecasters: New, Lesser Storm May Hit East Coast
WASHINGTON (AP) — Forecasters say another messy — and wintry — storm may cause post-Election Day problems for an already weather weary East Coast. But meteorologists add that it’s six days out, so that’s rather early to get too worried. The forecast could change be…
Sandy Gains Strength As It Heads Towards East Coast
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Sandy has gained strength as it swirls toward the East Coast. The National Hurricane Center says the hurricane’s wind speed increase early Monday to 85 mph with additional strengthening possible. Sandy has forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financia…
East Coast Braces For ‘Frankenstorm’ Monster
WASHINGTON (AP) — Meteorologists say the pre-Halloween hybrid weather monster nicknamed “Frankenstorm” is looking more ominous by the hour for the East Coast. So utilities and local governments are getting ready. Forecasters expect a natural horror show of high wind, heavy rain,…
Hurricane Irene Set to Wreak Havoc Along Eastern Seaboard [VIDEO]
Much of eastern United States is getting ready for the arrival of Hurricane Irene. More than 50 million people live in the projected path of the Category 2 storm, which is expected to make landfall along North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Friday. According to the National Hurricane Center, Irene…