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Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Karen

GasBuddy Blog -- Tropical Storm Karen may bring more than 8 inches (20 centimeters) of rain, isolated tornadoes and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast, where it is expected to go ashore starting today, forecasters said.

Karen, with top sustained winds of 60 miles (97 kilometers) per hour, was about 295 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River, moving northwest at 10 mph, according to a National Hurricane Center advisory early Friday. They said the storm may re-intensify over the weekend.

Bloomberg reports that the center’s tracking map forecasts Karen will make landfall as a tropical storm near the Florida-Alabama line tomorrow. The system may drive tides 3 to 5 feet above normal from the Mississippi to Mobile Bay, Alabama...


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Submitted Oct 05, 2013 By: PD
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Ray_10589
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Message Posted: Oct 8, 2013 2:37:47 AM

agree with rappmass
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MG_Sputnik
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 10:44:25 PM

We got the remnants today.
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mnbeancounter
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 5:44:18 PM

old
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 4:32:43 PM

moving on.
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pb88
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 4:18:37 PM

my ex wife with name Karen She is not more of a trouble then a danger so she is going to do is cause trouble and not really any danger so all you really have to is move out of her way I just put it down
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kiholt
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 4:10:29 PM

I agree with RappMassG , here in MI are prices jumped up .30 why who knows but greedway must have to have there yachts waxed for the winter who knows their all nothing but a bunch of GD MFING CROOKS
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jpj23
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:54:24 PM

During a time of lowering oil prices could the refiners use this as an excuse to raise prices again? It seems as though any excuse is good enough to raise prices.
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caddilac
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:39:54 PM


"Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Karen"

The Gulf coast ALWAYS braces for a tropical storm, no matter that the name might be, so what makes this any different???

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DragonLady76
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:33:27 PM

REALLY OLD NEWS!
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:33:20 PM

scary
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:31:07 PM

Poignant y of saying "old", Rednix. Has a bit more merit, and doesn't read like complaining.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:30:57 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:27:33 PM

old
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Rednix
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:25:05 PM

It's passed the Gulf Coast now.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:24:45 PM

Really?
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:23:33 PM

Yep, Greedway didn't hesitate. Prices jumped 20-35 cents/gallon this morning. All stations are going up to the collusion price.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:21:15 PM

Hope for the best.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:17:02 PM

old news...
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:16:40 PM

Didn't this story blow through here last week?
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:15:27 PM

Wow that story is old.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:15:18 PM

old news
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:15:17 PM

Bye bye Karen.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:15:04 PM

old and done
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:14:33 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:11:16 PM

I hope there's not a gasoline price increase
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:08:12 PM

old old
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:07:05 PM

Any storm related problems are big for coastal residents.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:05:19 PM

Scary
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:00:15 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 2:00:06 PM

Gone
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:59:49 PM

Glad it turned out to be much calmer than originally anticipated.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:55:43 PM

just a little rain on light breeze
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:54:38 PM

The storm is over
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:54:23 PM

yet another way to spike prices...yukk
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:54:16 PM

What Tropical Storm Karen? It dissipated yesterday, that means the top winds are under 30 mph.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:51:28 PM

old story revamped >>
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:43:10 PM

OK...
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:42:50 PM

OK
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brian1145
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:42:28 PM

Could still use the rain can't they?
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:41:46 PM

However, on October 7th (2 days later) it is expected to be dry and sunny.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:41:28 PM

This is old news we all know this storm fizzled out.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:40:49 PM

Old news.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:38:30 PM

Commented Saturday on this!
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:37:39 PM

gone soon for sure!
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:37:28 PM

i think it already been there
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:37:25 PM

time for this to fizzle out too.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:35:16 PM

Big dud there.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:34:53 PM

Done and gone.
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:34:46 PM

Isn't it over yet?
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Message Posted: Oct 7, 2013 1:34:05 PM

old story it's already gone
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