Hurricane Bill

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Rogue Hurricane Bill Wave Kills Young Girl

(Newser) - The Coast Guard says a 7-year-old girl has died after a large wave stirred up by Hurricane Bill swept her and two others off a rocky ledge at Acadia National Park in Maine. A Maine official says the girl's name isn't being released but that she was from New York... More »

Hurricane Bill Weakens, Surfers Party

(Newser) - A weakening Hurricane Bill spun northward today, churning up rough seas, creating dangerous rip tides and closing beaches to swimmers up and down the eastern seaboard, including President Obama's planned vacation spot, Martha's Vineyard. The Category 1 hurricane was expected to pass the mainland well off New England, but was... More »

Hurricane May Foul Obamas' Vacation

(Newser) - Hurricane Bill prompted tropical storm warnings for parts of the East Coast today, including President Obama's planned vacation spot of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts. The storm isn't expected to hit the mainland, but it could bring "extremely dangerous surf and life-threatening rip currents," warn meteorologists. The Obamas are... More »

Hurricane Bill Hits Category 4

Possible effects not yet clear: expert

(Newser) - Hurricane Bill grew to a Category 4 storm today with maximum sustained winds approaching 135mph, CNN reports. The storm’s center was some 460 miles east of the Leeward Islands and 1,100 miles southeast of Bermuda at 5am. “It's a little too early to evaluate what kind of... More »

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