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2013 Atlantic tropical storm season


Tropical storm Humberto set to become hurricane

10th September 2013

The tropical Atlantic has warmed up and the latest and eighth storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season, tropical storm Humberto, is spinning in the mid-Atlantic with winds of 60mph and forecasts believe Humberto will become a hurricane over the next 24 hours.

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Forecasters reduce hurricane season predictions, slightly

6th August 2013

Two of the forecasters we follow for their updates on the Atlantic tropical storm and hurricane season have reduced their predictions for the number of storms that will intensify to hurricane or severe hurricane status. Both of the forecasters continue to predict an above average 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season.

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Tropical storm Chantal forms, takes aim at Caribbean islands

8th July 2013

The third named tropical storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season has formed in the Atlantic ocean and is heading west-northwestward towards the Caribbean Lesser Antilles. Tropical storm Chantal currently carries maximum sustained winds of 40mph, is expected to intensify and track through the Caribbean islands towards the U.S. mainland.

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Tropical Storm Barry forms in the Gulf, aims for Mexico

20th June 2013

The second named tropical storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season formed in the Gulf of Mexico yesterday, as a tropical depression attained enough organisation to reach high enough wind-speeds to be named. Tropical storm Barry is heading directly for the Veracruz region of Mexico, so poses no threat to he U.S. coastline.

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