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Texas and Louisianna are watching Hurricane Ike closely as it just misses the Florida Keys and continues to build strength in the Gulf of Mexico. Ike is expected to reach the U.S. this weekend somewhere along the Texas-Louisiana border.
Tropical Storm Dolly is gaining strength and heading toward the southern coast of Texas, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are reporting. The storm currently is registering winds of 70 mph; winds between 74-95 mph are considered a Category 1 hurricane. The storm is expected to hit the Texas coastline by midday Wednesday, July 23.