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Meteorological Service of Jamaica : *** ...GERT A LITTLE STRONGER AND MOVING FASTER TOWARD THE NORTH-NORTHEAST... ***
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:45:00 +0200   4-traders (en)

At 4:00 p.m. the center of Hurricane Gert was located near Latitude 33.7 degrees north and Longitude 71.2 degrees west or about 615 km west-northwest of Bermuda. Hurricane Gert is moving toward the north-northeast near 19 km/h. and it is expected to accelerate northeastward over the northwestern Atlantic Ocean during the next couple of days.

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Hurricane Gert churns up dangerous swells on US east coast
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:16:00 +0200   terradaily (en)

Hurricane Gert is miles off the US east coast and heading into the open Atlantic, but still dangerous enough to generate life threatening coastal conditions, the National Hurricane Center said Tuesday. Gert, which become the second hurricane of the Atlantic season late Monday, was located at 1500 GMT some 420 miles (675 kilometers) west of Bermuda.

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Storm Gert becomes ‘life-threatening’ HURRICANE as UK braced for showers and thunder
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:47:00 +0200   dailystar (en)

NASA COLOSSAL: A NASA satellite image shows the hurricane in the Atlantic The NHC said: “Swells generated by Gert will spread northward along the east coast of the United States from North Carolina northward to Long Island during the next couple of days. “Swells are also expected to affect Bermuda during the next couple of days.

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Hurricane Gert strengthens, expected to weaken by Thursday: NHC
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:32:00 +0200   reuters (en)

(Reuters) - Hurricane Gert , the second of the 2017 Atlantic season, strengthened slightly on Wednesday as it accelerated through the Atlantic Ocean in a northeasterly direction, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Gert, located about 330 miles (530 km) northwest of Bermuda, was packing maximum....

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Hurricane Gert and 3 other disturbances stir tropics
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:24:00 +0200   cbs12 (en)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla (CBS12) — It is a busy time in the tropics right now. Hurricane Gert is a strong category 1 storm with 90mph winds. It is a few hundred miles off the coast of North Carolina and poses no threat to the US. There are three other waves worth watching as well.

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Confederate Statue Toppled • Trump Finally Decries Racists • Hurricane Gert Forms: Patch Morning Briefing
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:05:00 +0200   patch (en)

Statue Comes Down. A swelling tide could bring down many monuments to the legacy of the Confederacy as counter-protests to the violent rally in Charlottesville gain momentum. Monday night, a group of angry anti-fascism activists in Durham, North Carolina, toppled a century-old statue of a Confederate soldier outside the county courthouse.

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Hurricane Gert churns up dangerous swells on US east coast
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:37:00 +0200   geo-tv (en)

MIAMI: Hurricane Gert is miles off the US east coast and heading into the open Atlantic, but still dangerous enough to generate life threatening coastal conditions, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Tuesday. Gert, which become the second hurricane of the Atlantic season late Monday, was....

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Bermuda keeping eye on Hurricane Gert
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:21:00 +0200   nationnews (en)

The Miami-based National Hurricane Center (NHC) said that the hurricane, packing winds of 75 miles per hour (MPH) was located at 450 miles west of Bermuda. The NHC said that while there are no coastal watches or warnings in effect, the hurricane is moving is moving toward the north near 12 mph and a....

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Hurricane Gert Poses Minimal Threat, But There Are Three Other Systems in the Atlantic
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:07:00 +0200   caribbean360 (en)

FLORIDA, United States, Tuesday August 15, 2017 – Hurricane Gert last night became the second hurricane to develop in this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. And while forecasters say Gert will become stronger over the next day or two, its only threat to the Caribbean so far will be sea swells affecting Bermuda.

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Gert strengthens into season's 2nd hurricane in Atlantic 14 HRS Gert strengthened late Monday to become the second hurricane of the season in the Atlantic Ocean.
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:00:00 +0200   news4jax (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Gert strengthened late Monday to become the second hurricane of the season in the Atlantic Ocean. The National Hurricane Center said Gert was about 450 miles west of Bermuda late Monday and had maximum sustained winds of 75 mph. As of 5 a.m. Tuesday, the storm was moving north at 12 mph.

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NASA Sees Strengthening Tropical Storm Gert West of Bermuda
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 04:19:00 +0200   sciencenewsline (en)

At 1 p.m. EDT (1700 UTC) on Sunday, August 13, NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Depression 8 that showed the storm had become better organized. Bands of thunderstorms were spiraling into the center of circulation from the east and the southern quadrants of the storm. NOAA manages the GOES series of satellites.

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WATCH: Hurricane Gert moving out into the Atlantic Ocean
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 02:18:00 +0200   ABCnews (en)

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Hurricane Gert Moving Off Coast; Orangetown Will See Showers, Storms
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 02:18:00 +0200   dailyvoice-orangetown (en)

Hurricane Gert , which became the second hurricane of the 2017 season on Monday night.will not pose a threat to the Hudson Valley or East Coast. But it will create dangerous seas and surf along the coast with rip currents. There remains a slight chance Gert could strengthen through Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Hurricane Gert Moving Off Coast; Ramapo Will See Showers, Storms
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 02:10:00 +0200   dailyvoice-ramapo (en)

Hurricane Gert , which became the second hurricane of the 2017 season on Monday night.will not pose a threat to the Hudson Valley or East Coast. But it will create dangerous seas and surf along the coast with rip currents. There remains a slight chance Gert could strengthen through Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Hurricane Gert Moving Off Coast; Clarkstown Will See Showers, Thunderstorms
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 02:01:00 +0200   dailyvoice-clarkstown (en)

Hurricane Gert , which became the second hurricane of the 2017 season on Monday night.will not pose a threat to the Hudson Valley or East Coast. But it will create dangerous seas and surf along the coast with rip currents. There remains a slight chance Gert could strengthen through Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center.

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Hurricane Gert churns up dangerous swells on US east coast
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:51:00 +0200   jamaicaobserver (en)

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Hurricane Gert is miles off the US east coast and heading into the open Atlantic, but still dangerous enough to generate life threatening coastal conditions, the National Hurricane Center said Tuesday. Gert, which become the second hurricane of the Atlantic season late....

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Hurricane Gert intensifies well offshore; now there's 3 other systems in Atlantic | Videos
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:30:00 +0200   tcpalm (en)

Hurricane Gert has picked up speed as it continues toward the northeast, according to the 5 p.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center. Maximum sustained winds were 80 mph, and it's moving to the north-northeast at 12 mph. The storm is expected to strengthen during the next day or so, and it....

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Hurricane Gert strengthens as 3 Atlantic areas could develop
Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:09:00 +0200   mynews13 (en)

Hurricane Gert has strengthened slightly as it heads north, but it still remains at Category 1 strength. Gert has picked up a little strength but still Category 1; Gert expected to weaken after it hits cooler north Atlantic; 3 more areas of concern in far east Atlantic FULL COVERAGE: Storm Season....

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Hurricane Gert strengthens, moving faster toward north-northeast: NHC
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:34:00 +0200   wsau (en)

(Reuters) - Gert , the second hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season, became a little stronger and was moving faster toward the north-northeast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday. The hurricane was about 385 miles (615 km) west-northwest of Bermuda, packing maximum sustained winds of 80 miles per hour (130 km/h).

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Weather 11 mins ago 5:09 p.m. Hurricane Gert not a concern anymore for First Coast, possible storms developing
Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:26:00 +0200   firstcoastnews (en)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Hurricane Gert is a thing of the past for the First Coast, but there are a few developments in the Atlantic that we’re monitoring over the next few days. The swells at the beaches from Gert will die off in the next day or so, with no immediate impacts on the Jacksonville area.

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