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    From the AP: NOAA predicts 3 to 6 major hurricanes this season

    The Association Press reported today that NOAA forecasters are expecting three to six major hurricanes from an above average Atlantic storm season.

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    AP: Weather forecasters predicting active hurricane season

    Weather forecasters at Colorado State University are predicting an above-average hurricane season for the Atlantic Ocean.

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    From the AP: Two more hurricane names retired

    Hurricanes Igor and Tomas are no longer a threat.

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    Watching a wave

    The National Hurricane Center is watching a tropical wave in the Caribbean. The wave has become less organized today, and forecasters are giving it a 20 percent chance of developing further in the next 48 hours. However, conditions for development are expected to become more favorable over the next...

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    Heat advisory

    The National Weather Service in New Orleans has extended the heat advisory for the Coast until Sunday evening. This means the combination of the high temperatures and humidity will make it feel well over 100 degrees. In some areas, it could feel as though it's 115 degrees. There is only a small ...

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    Hurricane predictions out

    NOAA has issued its predictions for this season. They say we should expect a busy season. If you want to read more, click here . Just remember, they are predictions and are revised several times during the season.

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    Hurricane season opens June 1

    This is just a reminder that hurricane season opens June 1 and runs through Nov. 30. The Sun Herald and sunherald.com will have hurricane preparedness tips, flood zone maps and other information you need for the season in @Home in Friday's paper and at sunherald.com/hurricane on our website.

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    Tropical Depression 2

    The second tropical depression of the season hasn't gained much strength since Tuesday. Its winds are about 35 mph, but forecasters with the National Hurricane Center said it could become a tropical storm in the next couple of days. It is still too early to tell if the depression will reach hurricane...

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    More rain

    South Mississippi got some much-needed rain the past couple of weeks, and more is on the way. Today and tonight, there is a 20 percent chance, but Tuesday there is a 50 percent chance of rain, which likely will continue throughout the week. It's also slightly cooler than it has been, with highs ...

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    Cloudy start

    It's a little cloudy in South Mississippi this morning, but there's no rain on the radar. The clouds likely will burn off a little later and the sun will come out. The high today will be in the upper 90s with the heat index over 100. Tonight skies will be clear, and the low will be in the mid-70s.

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