Tropical storm expected to form in southern Gulf of Mexico

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Link: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh...l/271746.shtml
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Tropical Storm Don is expected to approach the Texas coast on Friday.

Link: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/text/refresh...l/280231.shtml
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Don continues to grow in size, but not yet in strength. A good, wide tropical storm may be very beneficial to relieve the Texas drought without causing much wind damage.

Link to latest satellite loop (Adobe Flash image): http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/east/gmex/flash-rb.html
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Don was a DUD! Its apparently so hot in Texas we can now vaporize Tropical Storms.
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