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East Coast Now in Tropical Storm Jose’s ‘Cone of Uncertainty’

Just as people are South Florida are beginning the recovery process from Hurricane Irma, Tropical Storm Jose is now a potential threat to the U.S. East Coast. According to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Jose

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Irma Is a ‘Nuclear Hurricane’, Warns Florida Mayor

A Florida mayor issued mandatory evacuation orders for his beachfront community while calling Irma a “nuclear hurricane.” The Category 5 hurricane is expected to hit Florida on Sunday morning.

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185 MPH Hurricane Irma Bears Down on Puerto Rico

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) reports that a “potentially catastrophic” Hurricane Irma will strike the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on Wednesday. Current predictions call for the storm to move on to Cuba and then possibly Florida by Sunday afternoon.

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Trump Signs Emergency Declaration for Florida Ahead of Hurricane Irma

President Donald Trump signed emergency declarations in advance of Hurricane Irma for Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. On Tuesday, Hurricane Irma grew to a major Category 5 hurricane with sustained winds of 185 mph. President Trump’s declarations

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More Flooding: TS Harvey Could Restrengthen after Return to Gulf Waters

Officials with the National Weather Service warn additional heavy rains and catastrophic flooding could hit the Houston area during the overnight hours of Monday morning. Hurricane officials also report that Tropical Storm Harvey is beginning to move back to the Gulf of Mexico where warm waters could foster re-strengthening.

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Hurricane Harvey Upgraded to Major Cat 4 Storm – Landfall in Hours

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) upgraded Hurricane Harvey to a Category 4 storm, moving it into the “major storm” classification. At 6 p.m. CDT, the NHC reported that Harvey’s achieved sustained winds of 130 mph — 130 to 156 mph is considered Cat 4.

Vehicles are left stranded on Texas State Highway 288 in Houston, Texas on May 26, 2015. Heavy rains throught Texas put the city of Houston under massive amounts of water, closing roadways and trapping residents in their cars and buildings, according to local reports. Rainfall reached up to 11 inches …

Hurricane Harvey May Leave Parts of Texas ‘Uninhabitable for Weeks or Months,’ Say Feds

HOUSTON, TX — Parts of Texas may become inhabitable for weeks or months according to a Friday morning statement from the National Weather Service. Hurricane-force winds and torrential rains expected to last for five days or more could cause parts of the Lone Star State to become unhabitable due to structure damage, lack of utilities and safe drinking water, and major flooding conditions, the National Weather Service wrote in an advisory late on Friday morning. Hurricane Harvey is expected to cross the Texas shoreline late Friday evening or early Saturday morning–a major and potentially catastrophic Category 3 storm.

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Tropical Depression Nine to Likely Spare Louisiana Flood Victims

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – Tropical Depression Nine, which is struggling to enter the Gulf of Mexico, is not expected to hit Louisiana, which is continuing to recover from recent floods and will instead impact Florida later this week.