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AP EXPLAINS: How one computer forecast model botched Ian
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AP EXPLAINS: How one computer forecast model botched Ian

As Hurricane Ian bore down on Florida, normally reliable computer forecast models couldn’t agree on where the killer storm would land. But government meteorologists are now figuring out what went wrong — and right. Much of the forecasting variation seems to be rooted in cool Canadian air that had weakened a batch of sunny weather...

In Ian’s wake, Florida residents brave a slow wait for power
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In Ian’s wake, Florida residents brave a slow wait for power

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Nearly a week after Hurricane Ian smashed into Florida and carved a path of destruction that reached into the Carolinas, more than half a million Florida residents faced another day without electricity Tuesday as rescuers continued their search for those trapped inside homes inundated with lingering floodwaters. At least 78 people...

Hurricane Ian churns toward Florida, with “rapid strengthening” expected in coming days
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Hurricane Ian churns toward Florida, with “rapid strengthening” expected in coming days

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) upgraded Tropical Storm Ian to hurricane status early Monday morning, as authorities and residents in Florida kept a cautious eye on the storm rumbling northward through the Caribbean.  “Additional rapid strengthening is expected today,” warned the NHC in a 5 a.m. Eastern advisory. The storm is expected to become a...

Tropical Storm Ian is “rapidly intensifying,” could hit Florida as major hurricane
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Tropical Storm Ian is “rapidly intensifying,” could hit Florida as major hurricane

Tropical Storm Ian is expected to “rapidly strengthen” this weekend and could hit Florida early next week as a major hurricane, according to forecasters. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Tropical Storm Ian was moving across the central Caribbean Sea. By late Saturday night, it...

Tropical Storm Ian is “rapidly intensifying,” could hit Florida as major hurricane
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Tropical Storm Ian is “rapidly intensifying,” could hit Florida as major hurricane

Tropical Storm Ian is expected to “rapidly strengthen” this weekend and could hit Florida early next week as a major hurricane, according to forecasters. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Tropical Storm Ian was moving across the central Caribbean Sea. By late Saturday night, it...

Florida monitors a growing Tropical Storm Ian in Caribbean
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Florida monitors a growing Tropical Storm Ian in Caribbean

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Authorities and residents in Florida were keeping a cautious eye on Tropical Storm Ian as it rumbled through the Caribbean on Sunday, expected to continue gaining strength and become a major hurricane in the coming days on a forecast track toward the state. Gov. Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency for...

Tropical Storm Ian is “rapidly intensifying,” could hit Florida as major hurricane
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Tropical Storm Ian is “rapidly intensifying,” could hit Florida as major hurricane

Tropical Storm Ian is expected to “rapidly strengthen” this weekend and could hit Florida early next week as a major hurricane, according to forecasters. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Tropical Storm Ian was moving across the central Caribbean Sea. By late Saturday night, it...

Fiona knocks out power and washes away homes in Atlantic Canada
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Fiona knocks out power and washes away homes in Atlantic Canada

Fiona washed houses into the sea, tore the roofs off others and knocked out power to the vast majority of two Canadian provinces as it made landfall before dawn Saturday as a big, powerful post-tropical cyclone. Fiona transformed from a hurricane into a post-tropical storm late Friday, but it still had hurricane-strength winds and brought...