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Debby’s Downpour Drenching Florida

Tropical Storm Debby, expected to come ashore later today on Florida’s Gulf Coast, has dumped more than two feet of rain in some places and caused flooding south of Tallahassee, Florida as it has meandered slowly along the Florida Panhandle. The snail’s-pace movement of the storm at about 3 mph since Sunday has allowed Debby to drench…

Uncertainty about Tropical Storm Debby’s Path Causing Worries on Gulf Coast

Hurricane forecasters are warning of tropical storm-force winds of at least 35 mph (56 kph) by late Monday from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, but caution that Tropical Storm Debby’s path is very uncertain as it churns through the Gulf of Mexico toward a likely landfall somewhere on the Gulf Coast later this week. That…

Dispatches From Expedition Blue Planet: Shrimp and Grit on the Gulf Coast

By Tasha Eichenseher From my desk in D.C., I’ve been tracking the Expedition Blue Planet bus as it makes its way across the country. And this week I finally got to meet up with Alexandra Cousteau and her team in the field. I found them in Cut Off, Louisiana, an hour southwest of New Orleans.…