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Tropical Depression Two kicks off 2023 hurricane season
And just like that, we’ve got our first tropical depression of the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season, which started yesterday. Tropical Depression Two is spinning in the Gulf of Mexico this morning. The NHC says the storm is not expected to strengthen anymore, instead weakening later this evening. What it will also do is create a lot of rain over southern Florida, where a Flood Watch has been issued.
Things to know
- Your guide to the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season
- Experts increase number of storms expected this season
- Most hurricane-related deaths caused by flooding
Fort Myers area struggles to recover from Ian as new hurricane season begins
FOX Weather, your Hurricane HQ, spent the first day of hurricane season talking to some of the people hit the hardest by the one last year. Much of the barrier islands in the Fort Myers, Florida, area were wiped out by Hurricane Ian, and recovery has been slow. Some say they’re hopeful, others say they’re frustrated.
Backdoor cold front to plummet temps in Northeast this weekend
While the Northeast spends the first couple of days of meteorological summer baking in near-record heat, it’s all about to change. A phenomenon called a "backdoor cold front" will move into the region this weekend, knocking temperatures down by nearly 30 degrees in some places.
Before you go, here are a few stories you might want to read.
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- Photos show close-up of tornado in southern Alberta, Canada
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