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New tropical storm quickly forms and threatens Texas, while another named storm is brewing in the Atlantic

“Imelda is the ninth named storm of the now-busy 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, and Jerry would become the 10th named storm” writes Nj Advance Media for nj.com. Meanwhile, a storm system in the eastern Atlantic became a tropical depression Tuesday morning and is expected to strengthen into a tropical storm later today or early Wednesday.A disorganized storm system swirling in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday morning was upgraded to a tropical depression in the early afternoon and — less than an hour later — strengthened into a tropical storm named…

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Save over 75% off Civilization 6 on PC with Polygon’s exclusive deal

“This exclusive discount brings it down to a much more reasonable $17.99” writes Sep Edt for polygon.com. StackSocial is also offering a discount on the Gathering Storm DLC for Civilization 6, which launched earlier this year.Discount site StackSocial is offering Polygon readers an extra discount on the already marked down Civilization 6: Gold Edition, as well as the Gathering Storm DLC and the game’s previous iteration, Civilization 5: Complete. Finally, the Civilization 5 Complete bundle, which includes all DLC associated with Civ’s fifth edition, is down to $11.25 with our…

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Hurricane Humberto could pose threat to Bermuda, while new tropical storm may form in Atlantic

“Meanwhile, a tropical disturbance in the central Atlantic is expected to strengthen into a tropical depression or a tropical storm during the next few days” writes Nj Advance Media for nj.com. If that system does form into a tropical storm, it would be named Imelda and would be the ninth named storm of the increasingly active Atlantic hurricane season.Hurricane Humberto, which strengthened from a tropical storm into a Category 1 hurricane Sunday night, is showing signs of getting better organized and is expected to intensify into a major Category 3…

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Widespread storm damage prolongs Cleveland-area power outages, FirstEnergy says

“FirstEnergy received thousands of reports of varying degrees of storm damage throughout the area, Eck said” writes Cleveland Com for cleveland.com. Crews from the Illuminating Co., the FirstEnergy-owned utility that serves the Cleveland area, have been working to restore power since the storm hit.Other cities with widespread power outages included Mayfield Heights with more than 1,700; Lyndhurst with nearly 1,500; and Cleveland with more than 1,200.CLEVELAND, Ohio – Thunderstorms with wind gusts up to 70 mph damaged dozens of utility poles and more than 100 power lines Friday in the…

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See photos of damage in Cleveland Heights from storm that included possible microburst

“See photos of the storm damage in Cleveland Heights in the gallery above” writes Cleveland Com for cleveland.com. CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Fallen trees and downed power lines blocked more than a half-dozen streets Sunday in Cleveland Heights, where crews were still clearing debris in the wake of thunderstorms that included a possible microburst.Other cities – including Cleveland, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights, University Heights and Shaker Heights – also had hundreds of customers without power Sunday morning, according to FirstEnergy. Source: cleveland.com

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Share your pictures of storm damage in Cuyahoga County

“Saturday, there are still more than 22,000 residents without power, mostly in Cleveland, Cleveland Heights, Lyndhurst, Mayfield Heights and Shaker Heights” writes Cleveland Com for cleveland.com. Have pictures of the damage from the storm?. Those who live in the heavily affected areas should expect their power to be restored by 4 p.m.Several trees and power lines were down in Shaker Heights, according to wind reports provided by the NWS. In Lyndhurst several trees fell on cars and houses, and even through homes, the reports say. Source: cleveland.com

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New cyclone threatens Hurricane Dorian relief efforts

“Tropical Cyclone Nine is not expected to bring anywhere near the devastation of Dorian, even if it strengthens into a depression or storm” reports theguardian.com. The new weather system, known as Tropical Cyclone Nine, could continue to strengthen into a tropical storm, dropping up to 15cm (6 inches) of rain through the weekend in areas of the islands inundated by Dorian, according to the Miami-based National Hurricane Centre. Source: theguardian.com

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Some storms are lining up in the Atlantic. Hurricane news could come next week

“The NHC sees an 80% chance of a tropical storm spinning up along the same path as Dorian in the next 48 hours” reports forexlive.com. Further out, another system is slowly expected to grow as it moves across the Atlantic but no real development is forecast until at least this time next week.Not much strength beyond a tropical storm minimum is expected but the NHC says there is a higher forecast uncertainty than usual.The one closest to the US has a 50% chance of growing into a tropical cycle in…

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Roofless apartment building, snapped trees, power outage mark storm’s hard-hit areas

“The National Weather Service reported that much of the storm damage happened in Grand Rapids, Lowell and just east of Lake Odessa” writes Michael Kransz for mlive.com. After residents awoke Thursday morning, those in Grand Rapids’ Belknap Lookout neighborhood and Ada found some of the most significant storm damage.Ada, a city just east of Grand Rapids, also sustained much damage from the storm’s strong winds. Source: mlive.com

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28K Consumers Energy customers out of power in Michigan after severe thunderstorms

“Over 50,000 Consumers customers lost power during the storm” writes John Agar for mlive.com. GRAND RAPIDS, MI – About 28,000 Consumers Energy customers in Michigan, including 20,000 in Kent County, remain without power Thursday, Sept. 12, after a thunderstorm including several brief tornadoes. Downed power lines should be reported to 911 and Consumers Energy at 800-477-5050, it said.Thousands of DTE customers on the east side of the state also lost power. Source: mlive.com

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