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Michael Upgraded To Hurricane, Tampa Bay Under Tropical Storm Watch

Michael, the 13th named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, was upgraded to a hurricane on Monday by the National Hurricane Center. The NHC has Tampa Bay currently under a Tropical Storm Watch, meaning to expect possible tropical storm conditions within 48 hours.
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Hurricane Florence A ‘Monster’ As It Nears Carolina Coast

Coastal residents fleeing a potentially devastating blow from Hurricane Florence encountered empty gasoline pumps and depleted store shelves as the monster storm neared the Carolina coast with 140 mph (225 kph) winds and drenching rain that could last for days.
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Hurricane Florence Strengthens, Heads Toward Carolinas

Florence rapidly strengthened into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane on Monday as it closed in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week.

SFWMD Assures 8.1 Million Floridians They’re Ready For Hurricane Season

As the 2018 hurricane season officially begins, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) officials say the region's 8.1 million residents are safe from Everglades flooding.

Hurricane Season Begins With Tax Holiday As Florida Prepares

June 1 marks the beginning of Atlantic Hurricane Season, and in the wake of damage done in recent years by hurricanes like Irma and Maria, Florida is offering a tax holiday until June 7 for disaster preparedness and safety, waiving all sales tax on important hurricane safety goods while Florida prepares for what could be a busy season.

Soggy Alberto Churns Inland, Spreading Rain Wildly

The soggy remnants of Alberto are spreading rain deeper into the nation's midsection after downing trees, after triggering power outages and scattered flooding around the South.

Alberto Downgraded to Depression, Dumps Heavy Rains on South

Forecasters warn Alberto, a still-menacing depression after its Memorial Day landfall on the Gulf Coast, is scattering heavy rains around the South amid heightened risks of flash flooding.

Subtropical Storm Alberto Heads To U.S. Gulf

Florida and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend.

Subtropical Storm Alberto Is First Named Storm of the Season

A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.

Tropical Storm Possible This Weekend

Heavy rains from the Gulf of Mexico spawned flooding in the Southeastern states Wednesday ahead of what could become the year's first tropical storm, just as tourist season begins.
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