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Two Tropical Depressions Now in the Atlantic Basin May Affect the United States This Week

The National Hurricane Center is issuing advisories on Tropical Depression Eight and Tropical Depression Nine. Tropical Depression Eight might impact the North Carolina Outer Banks early this week, and Tropical Depression Nine might impact parts of the Gulf Coast late in the week. See the National Hurricane Center's web page for more information. Read More >

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