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Isaias near hurricane strength as it crawls toward Carolinas

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Isaias was forecast to become a hurricane Monday as it neared landfall in the Carolinas after bands of heavy rain from the tropical storm lashed Florida’s east coast.The U.S. National Hurricane Center issued a hurricane warning from South Santee River, South Carolina, to Surf City, North Carolina, in its 5…

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Hurricane warning now in place for part of Florida as Isaias approaches

Florida battened down on Saturday as Hurricane Isaias barreled toward the state before its expected move up the U.S. East Coast.The storm, which had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph, was forecast to make landfall in the Bahamas on Saturday before heading to near Florida’s east coast that afternoon through Sunday.Florida is already fighting the…

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Hurricane Isaias bringing heavy winds, rain to Bahamas as it takes aim at Florida

A hurricane watch was issued for parts of the Florida coast Friday as Hurricane Isaias takes aim at the Sunshine State.Isaias — a Category 1 hurricane with winds of 75 mph — was located 295 miles southeast of Nassau and moving northwest at 16 mph, as of the 11 a.m. advisory from the National Hurricane…

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Hurricane Isaias could scuttle NASA astronauts’ scheduled return to Earth

Two months after NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley made history by launching into space from U.S. soil for the first time in nearly a decade, the duo is slated to return to Earth this weekend — if bad weather doesn’t thwart their spectacular homecoming.Behnken and Hurley, whose flight was the first to take…

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Hurricane Isaias prompts hurricane watch for parts of Florida east coast

Hurricane Isaias is expected to bring hurricane conditions along portions of Florida’s east coast late Saturday afternoon and Sunday with strong winds, heavy rains and possible flooding in low lying areas, the National Hurricane Center said in its 5 p.m. update Friday. The latest track brought the Category 1 Isaias closer to land but still…

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Hurricane Isaias approaches Bahamas, on path to come near U.S. East Coast

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — New Hurricane Isaias kept on a path early Friday expected to take it to the U.S. East Coast by the weekend as it approached the Bahamas, parts of which are still recovering from the devastation of last year’s Hurricane Dorian.Isaias had maximum sustained winds of 80 mph Friday morning and…

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Hurricane Douglas skirts north of Hawaii; Texas cleans up from Hurricane Hanna

Hawaii dodged the worst of Hurricane Douglas on Monday, forecasters said, as the storm swirled by just north of the islands. “Not only did it did it not make landfall, it skirted by the islands,” National Weather Service meteorologist Chevy Chevalier said.While wind, rain and high surf accompanied Douglas, the island of Kauai – which experienced the closest…

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Hurricane Douglas within ‘razor thin’ distance of Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii avoided a direct hit Monday from Hurricane Douglas and the Category 1 storm was swirling just north of the island chain.The Central Pacific Warning Center lifted the hurricane warning for the island of Kauai, the final remaining hurricane warning in place for the nation’s only island state. There were no initial…

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Hurricane Douglas swirls ‘uncomfortably close’ to Hawaii

HONOLULU — Heavy rain and wind gusts battered Maui on Sunday as Hurricane Douglas swirled off the coast of Hawaii and officials urged residents to take shelter.Forecasters said the Category 1 hurricane would pass close to Oahu and potentially even make a direct hit on the island, which is home to the state’s biggest city…

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2020’s first hurricane roars ashore in virus-hit Texas…

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A day after roaring ashore as a hurricane, Hanna lashed the Texas Gulf Coast on Sunday with high winds and drenching rains that destroyed boats, flooded streets and knocked out power across a region already reeling from a surge in coronavirus cases.Downgraded to a tropical storm, Hanna hovered over the…