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Tropical Depression 5 Forms, Headed for the Gulf Coast

The IntersectionBy Chris MooneyAug 11, 2010 12:18 AM

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The good news is that nobody expects it to strengthen much due to environmental conditions. The bad news is that it is a tropical storm system in the Gulf of Mexico. Period. That means we'll have to watch this one closely, and now that storm season is picking up, let me recommend a few blogs to keep track of for hurricane stuff: Eric Berger's SciGuy, and Jeff Masters' Wunderblog. They're already following the storm and will have more soon, as will I.

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