A Homestead couple who conspired to swindle $1.3 million out of the U.S. government was sentenced to more than four years in prison Wednesday.
Tropical Storm Ophelia lost some of its ‘oomph’ overnight and was downgraded from a Category 1 hurricane to a tropical storm. Monday morning the center of the storm will pass over the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland.
The center of Ophelia is expected to pass over the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland late Sunday night or early Monday morning.
Hurricane Ophelia continues to strengthen as it passes the island of Bermuda, becoming a Category 4 hurricane with winds about 140 m.p.h.. In a stroke of luck for the island nation, Ophelia passed well to the east, lashing Bermuda with high winds and heavy rains, but nothing compared to the potential power of the storm.
Hurricane Ophelia, now the third major hurricane of the 2011 season, continues its trek with winds that reach 120 miles per hour.
Hurricane Ophelia is is gaining strength in the Atlantic.
After regenerating Tuesday afternoon into a tropical depression, Ophelia has now regained more powerful tropical storm.
Down but not out, what was once a remnant of Tropical Storm Ophelia has re-strengthened and could become a tropical storm sometime Wednesday.
Seems Tropical Storm Ophelia just couldn’t keep her act together.
Tropical Storm Ophelia is having a tough time of it, weakening slightly and moving erratically as it moves east of the Leeward islands.