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Tuesday
Jun072011

Storm Brewing in the Pacific, Predicted to Become Hurricane

Hemera Technologies/Ablestock[dot]com(MIAMI) -- The first tropical depression of the season has formed in the Pacific Ocean and is forecast to become a tropical storm by Tuesday night or Wednesday.

"The good news is we expect the storm to move out to sea," said Dennis Feltgen of the National Hurricane Center, "and we do not see any landfall from this storm any time in its future."

On Tuesday, the system was 365 miles south of Acapulco, moving northwest and gaining strength.

It was predicted to become a hurricane by Friday.

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Thursday
May192011

Hurricane Outlook Shows Stormy Season Ahead

Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Forecasters are predicting an above normal Atlantic hurricane season this year, with up to 10 hurricanes and between 12 to 18 named storms. As many as six of those could become major storms -- with winds faster than 111 miles per hour -- the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Thursday.

Hurricane season begins June 1. Coastal residents are urged to have a disaster plan ready.

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