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Tropical Storm Irma arrives in Georgia

Tropical Storm Irma arrives in Georgia

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Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Tropical Storm Irma weakened further Monday afternoon as the center of the system moved across southwestern Georgia, the National Hurricane Center said.In its 5 p.m. advisory, the NHC said the eye of the storm was located 10 miles east of Albany, Ga., and 150 miles south of Atlanta. Irma continues to move north-northwest at 17 mph with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph.The NHC said Irma was likely to become a tropical depression Tuesday.The NHC discontinued several watches and warnings for southern parts of the state of Florida.A storm surge warning was in effect for North of Fernandina Beach to the South Santee River, as well as for North of Clearwater Beach to the Aucilla River.A tropical storm warning was in effect from the North of Altamaha Sound to the South Santee R...
Lidia brings tropical storm conditions to Baja California Peninsula

Lidia brings tropical storm conditions to Baja California Peninsula

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Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The National Hurricane Center said Tropical Storm Lidia is nearing landfall and already causing tropical storm conditions on the Baja California Peninsula Thursday evening.In its 3 p.m. MDT advisory, the NHC said the eye of the storm was located in the Pacific Ocean about 20 miles southwest of Cabo San Lucas, MexicoThe storm was traveling north-northwest at 8 mph and had maximum sustained winds of 65 mph.The government of Mexico issued a hurricane watch for Baja California Sur from Puerto Cortes to east of La Paz.There also was a tropical storm warning for Baja California Peninsula from Punta Eugenia to Bahia San Juan Bautista and on mainland Mexico from Bahia Tempehuaya to Bahia Kino. There was a tropical storm watch for the peninsula north of Punta Eugenia to San Juan De...