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First Named Storm of Pacific Hurricane Season

May 15th, 2013

(May 15, 2013) – The hurricane season opened Wednesday with a flourish, and more specifically, with the debut of its first named storm, Tropical Storm Alvin. Tropical Depression 1-E was upgraded and named a tropical storm on Wednesday, which happens to be the first day of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season, according to the National


Hurricane damage closes Lake Erie marina for 2013

April 15th, 2013

Edgewater Public Marina in Cleveland has let customers know that it will be closed for the 2013 season as it repairs the heavy damage Hurricane Sandy inflicted last October. The rebuild will cost at least $4.3 million, and the state is short of money, time and materials to rebuild the 300-slip facility. About 200 boats


PREDICTION: Above-average 2013 hurricane season

April 10th, 2013

Mother Nature appears to be showing no mercy when it comes to hurricanes. This year’s Atlantic hurricane season could see 18 named tropical storms with nine forming into hurricanes and four of those increasing into major hurricanes, according to a pre-season forecast released Wednesday. An average year: 10.1 named storms, 5.9 hurricanes with 2.5 becoming

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