Peak Hurricane Season Here, Tropical Threats May Form in Atlantic During September

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The NWS said a rain gauge in Hanalei on the island of Kauai showed rain falling at a rate of over 4 inches an hour as moisture from Tropical Storm Lane continues to soak parts of the islands.

May 27, 2015 - The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts a below-normal hurricane season, predicting that there is a 70 percent chance of having six to 11 named storms, of which three to six could develop into hurricanes, including zero to two major hurricanes (categories 3-5).

It is expected to develop into hurricane.

MEXICO CITY Tropical Storm Norman has formed within the jap Pacific Ocean and forecasters exclaim it would perchance well turn out to be a typhoon this day.

Tropical Storm ColinJune 5, 2016 - Tropical Storm Colin forms near the Yucatan peninsula.June 7, 2016 - Makes landfall in Florida, bringing heavy rains, a day after Governor Rick Scott declares a state of emergency. The eye of the hurricane is located about 940 miles east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii, with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph.

In the intervening time, Tropical Storm Miriam churned over the jap Pacific with maximum winds of 60 miles per hour.

Tropical Storm BarryJune 19 - Tropical Storm Barry forms in the southern Gulf of Mexico.June 20 - Weakens to a tropical depression and then later a post-tropical cyclone.

But the storm is far from land and no coastal watches or warning are in effect.

The storm has gained a little more strength and is expected to move into the Central Pacific Basin (crossing 140 W) later today.

But rain was still pounding the island chain, touching off flooding on Oahu and Kauai. It is later downgraded to a tropical storm and moves west out over the Pacific Ocean.

Tropical Storm FionaAugust 18, 2016 - Tropical Storm Fiona forms over the central Atlantic.August 21, 2016 - Weakens to a tropical depression without making landfall. At least 13 people are killed along the storm's path through Nicaragua, Panama and Costa Rica. Rapid strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Norman is expected to become a hurricane later today, and possibly a major hurricane on Thursday, Aug. 30.

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