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July 26, 2011

Hurricane Center watching Caribbean storm

National Hurricane CenterForecasters in the National Hurricane Center in Miami are watching another stormy region of the northwest Caribbean today.

While it's given only a 20 percent chance of becoming a named storm in the next 48 hours, the disturbance is expected to get more organized in the next few days, and does seem like it could bring some badly needed rain to Texas later this week.

The storm, which would be named Don if it reaches tropical storm strength, is located between the Cayman Islands and western Cuba today, moving to the west northwest at 10 to 15 mph.

Posted by Frank Roylance at 10:52 AM | | Comments (1)
Categories: Hurricanes
        

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Frank,
Were any rainfall records set yesterday? I got caught in that never-ending thunderstorm in western Howard Co...I understand over 3 inches of rain fell in 1.5 hours or something like that.

FR REPLIES: See next post.

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Frank Roylance is a reporter for The Baltimore Sun. He came to Baltimore from New Bedford, Mass. in 1980 to join the old Evening Sun. He moved to the morning Sun when the papers merged in 1992, and has spent most of his time since covering science, including astronomy and the weather. One of The Baltimore Sun's first online Web logs, the Weather Blog debuted in October 2004. In June 2006 Frank also began writing comments on local weather and stargazing for The Baltimore Sun's print Weather Page. Frank also answers readers’ weather queries for the newspaper and the blog. Frank Roylance retired in October 2011. Maryland Weather is now being updated by members of The Baltimore Sun staff
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