Tropics Update: Potential Tropical Storm to Impact Florida This Week

The Atlantic remains quite active today. Hurricane Gaston, currently a Category 2 hurricane with winds of 100mph, remains over open waters and will not have any impact on the United States. Over the weekend, however, 2 disturbances were upgraded to Tropical Depression status. Tropical Depression 8, which currently has sustained winds of 35mph, is located just off the North Carolina coast and is expected to turn north-northeastward and head back out to sea. While Hurricane Gaston and Tropical Depression 8 will have little to no impact to the US, the story changes when we talk about Tropical Depression 9.
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Star Date 29 August 2016 Monday

August recap, 14 day outlook and active tropics!
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Star Date 22 August 2016 Monday

2-week outlook and Summer to date summary.
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Louisiana No Stranger To Flooding

Southern Louisiana is by no means a stranger to flooding given its proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, low elevations, and multiple waterways. Over the past century, the area has been subjected to numerous flood events, including the historic flooding caused by last week's record-breaking rainfall.
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Star Date: 18 August 2016 Thursday

2-week global outlook and T.S. Fiona.
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Star Date 15 August 2016 Monday

August front half summary and 2-week outlook.
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Hot and Humid, the Worst Kind of Summer Weather

It's Summer, it's hot, we get it. But this recent bout of heat and humidity across the eastern U.S. is downright gross and dangerous! Heat indices are through the roof with hot temperatures combining with seriously moist air, and that creates a dangerous situation for those who work outside or are without air conditioning.
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Star Date: 8 August 2016 Monday

The weeks ahead across the World and Summer to date trends.
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Star Date: 1 August 2016 Monday

July recap and 2-week outlook. Tropics around the world heating up quickly!
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