PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - The storm that used to be Tropical
Storm Ana is still posing a potential threat to Haiti and the
Dominican authorities are posting a flooding alert for 12
provinces. They say rivers are rising and the storm could dump up
to 6 inches of rain in some areas. Residents of Haiti's vulnerable
riverside areas are being told to be careful.
Forecasters are also keeping an eye on Hurricane Bill, a huge
Category 2 storm still far out in the Atlantic. They warn it could
near Bermuda by the end of the week.
Bill is a large system, about 300 miles across. That means
Bermuda faces a potential threat even if the island avoids a direct
It's too soon to tell if Hurricane Bill might threaten the
eastern United States.
As for the Florida Panhandle, Tropical Storm Claudette weakened
quickly after making landfall yesterday. All flood watches and
warnings have expired.