Bye-bye Hurricane Helene, now well east of
Bermuda on a gradual northern track to nowhere. And Tropical Storm
Gordon, while still strong enough to place the coastal region of
Spain on red alert -- the highest weather warning level in the
region -- the storm was becoming extratropical and was expected to
be absorbed by another weather system near the coast.
Forecasters at the
National Hurricane Center in Miami said that Gordon's impact would
be similar to strong winter storms that occur in that area of
The Pacific region
is quiet, for now, too.
On the Atlantic
name list, Isaac, Joyce and Kirk are in the wings; in the Pacific,
it's Norman, Olivia and Paul. We hope they stay there.
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