Irma may become major hurricane while tracking across Atlantic; Will it affect the US?

Irma may become major hurricane while tracking across Atlantic; Will it affect the US?

By Faith Eherts, AccuWeather meteorologist August 31, 2017, 11:32:51 AM EDT

While the Gulf Coast continues to deal with the devastating impacts of Harvey, emergency managers in the United States have another t …
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On the heels of Hurricane Harvey, Tropical Storm Irma forms; U.S. impact unknown

Tropical Storm Irma is forecast to move west across the Atlantic Ocean the next several days. (Photo: National Hurricane Center)

For a nation reeling from the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, on Wednesday came some unwelcome news: Another possible threat was brewing.

Tropical Storm Irma has formed …
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On Friday, Aug. 25, I cracked wise on Twitter with the following comment: “I predict Donald Trump will handle Harvey so much better than the bumbling Obama handled Katrina.” Check out the alliteration in that tweet, will ya? And that assonance is coming through pretty well, too. Then, of course, the …
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Tropical Storm Irma forms in Atlantic, and we’re still watching Gulf of Mexico early next week

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A tropical disturbance that just left the African coast Sunday has become the hurricane season’s ninth named storm over the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean. The National Hurricane Center declared that Tropical Storm Irma had formed at 11 a.m. Eastern time, and it is expected to strengt …
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