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Back from the Dead, Pacific Hurricane Becomes Super Typhoon

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Aug
7

A week after forecasters wrote Genevieve off as dead, the tropical storm has barreled back to life, strengthening from a hurricane into a super typhoon as it crossed the International Date Line early this morning, Eastern Time. This is a rare accomplishment for a Pacific tropical storm.

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Two Major Storms Headed Toward Hawaii

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Aug
5

Two storms, Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio, are headed for Hawaii later this week in an unusual one-two punch that could be an effect of a developing El Nino pattern.

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Tropical Storm Bertha’s Center Passing Northern Martinique

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Aug
1

Tropical Storm Bertha approached the Caribbean on Friday as islands in the eastern region prepared for heavy rains and strong winds.

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What’s Behind Super Typhoon’s Rapid Intensification?

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Jul
19

Three days after drenching the central Philippines in flooding rains, Typhoon Rammasun smashed into southeastern China and was still headed for northeastern Vietnam early on July 19, 2014. Rammasun approached the coast as a category 4 super typhoon and one of the strongest to hit China’s Hainan Province in 41 years.

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Super Typhoon Neoguri to Brush Past Japanese Island of Okinawa

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Jul
7

A large super typhoon is gathering force as it barrels along a path that is expected to take it close to the Japanese island of Okinawa, after sparing the Philippines.

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Arthur Pelts Maine, Moves Into Southeast Canada

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Jul
5

Cyclone Arthur pelted parts of far eastern Maine and southeastern Canada with heavy rain and strong winds on Saturday, as the storm that had been a hurricane swept away from southern New England.

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Arthur’s Widest Effects? Dangerous Rip Currents

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Jul
3

Hurricane Arthur is gaining strength, expected to grow to a Category 2 before grazing the eastern coast, bringing high winds and dangerous rip currents. Even beachgoers hundreds of miles from Hurricane Arthur’s path are facing the danger of rip currents.

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Arthur Expected To Become Season’s First Atlantic Hurricane

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Jul
2

Tropical Storm Arthur was expected to reach hurricane strength by Thursday, dousing some July Fourth holiday plans on the U.S. East Coast as officials closed beaches and tourist sites and delayed fireworks shows in anticipation of heavy rain and fierce winds.

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NOAA Predicts Near-Normal 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season

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May
22

In its 2014 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued today, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a near-normal or below-normal season.

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