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Tropical Depression Two, which had been moving quickly toward the Lesser Antilles, was downgraded to a tropical wave Wednesday morning.
Tropical Depression Two was moving west toward the lesser Antilles early Tuesday. But the storm wasn't expected to strengthen much, and in fact should dissipate by Thursday.
Hurricane forecasters are watching a batch of stormy weather in the Atlantic Ocean that became a tropical depression Monday afternoon.
MANILA, Philippines — A typhoon blew out of the northern Philippines on Wednesday after causing at least 20 deaths, knocking out power in entire provinces, damaging two parked jetliners and forcing nearly half a million people to flee from its lethal wind and rains, officials said.
The season's first named hurricane was spinning somewhere off the coast of South Carolina early Thursday.
RODANTHE, N.C. — As one of the year's busiest travel weekends approaches, so does another visitor: Tropical Storm Arthur, which is expected to grow into a hurricane by July Fourth and hit most harshly at North Carolina's Outer Banks, a popular getaway spot of thin barrier islands along the shore.
CHARLESTON, S.C. — As one of the year's busiest travel weekends approaches, so does another visitor: Tropical Storm Arthur, expected to grow into a hurricane by the Fourth of July and hit most harshly at North Carolina's Outer Banks, a popular getaway spot of thin barrier islands along the shore.
As Tropical Storm Arthur moved away from Florida early Wednesday, forecasters warned of extreme heat and thunderstorms for the July Fourth holiday.
With the July Fourth weekend on the horizon, the Atlantic hurricane season's first named storm plodded off Florida's east coast Tuesday, though Arthur wasn't yet spooking too many in the storm's potential path.
Tropical storm watches were issued for Florida's east coast late Monday night after forecasters upgraded a patch of stormy weather to a tropical depression.
The National Hurricane Center was tracking an area of low pressure Monday morning with a 60 percent chance of tropical cyclone formation over the next two days.
Forecasters are watching a patch of stormy weather off Florida's east coast that they believe has an 80 percent chance of becoming a tropical depression over the next five days.
Forecasters are monitoring a patch of bad weather in the western Gulf of Mexico that at this point appears to pose no danger to Florida.