Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and forecasters say conditions "appear favorable" for it to strengthen to a hurricane.
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While a warming globe means hurricanes are likely to get stronger, it may also weaken a key protective barrier for the Southeast, new research shows.
Hurricane Barry could affect the environment of the Gulf coast and Lower Mississippi Valley in numerous ways, from accelerating runoff of farmland nutrients to toppling trees and damaging wildlife habitat and fisheries, scientists say.
Carrying "off the chart" amounts of moisture, sprawling Tropical Storm Barry crawled slowly toward shore on Saturday, knocking out power on the Gulf Coast and threatening millions with heavy rains.
Supercomputers are being programmed to "think" like self-driving cars to predict hurricanes. But forecasting the shifting tracks and strengths of individual storms might already have gotten about as good it gets.
Charleston flooded four days a year about 50 years ago, but that average is now closer to 40. Projections used in Charleston's recent sea level rise report say the flooding could happen as often as every other day by 2045.
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