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Hurricane HQ: Tropical Storm Philippe eyes New England
After bringing heavy rain to portions of the northern Leeward Islands, the U.S. and British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, Tropical Storm Philippe will start to track north toward Bermuda and New England by the weekend.
The FOX Forecast Center says that nearly all of Maine and portions of northern New Hampshire are now in the forecast cone as some form of Philippe moves north through the western Atlantic over the next five days. Philippe will interact with a strong area of low pressure over New England, creating a complicated and challenging forecast for the Northeast this weekend.
Dallas, Oklahoma City under threat of severe weather, flash flooding
While large hail, damaging wind gusts and an isolated tornado are possible, the threat of flash flooding will also be a significant concern as slow-moving storms could drench the drought-stricken region.
The countdown to the annular solar eclipse
On Saturday, Oct. 14, the annular solar eclipse will be visible from the Northwest to Texas.
An annular eclipse is not a total eclipse, as the Moon doesn’t entirely block the Sun’s light – only 90%. An annular eclipse happens when the Moon is at the farthest point in its orbit of Earth. During the maximum eclipse, known as annularity, the light from the Sun peaks out around the Moon, creating a "ring of fire."
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