Tropical Storm Erika has dissipated 

Tropical Storm Erika has fallen apart Saturday morning and the National Hurricane Center has issued their final advisory on the storm.

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Erika has dissipated

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The remnants of what was Tropical Storm Erika are north of the northern coast of Cuba.  The trough of low pressure is moving W/NW at about 20-25 MPH.  That motion is expected to continue for the next 24 hours.  Southern and Central Florida could get heavy rainfall from the remnants beginning on Sunday.  Rainfall amounts could top four inches. Flash flooding is expected for much of the Florida penisula.

There is a 40% chance of re-development of the system in the eastern Gulf of Mexico.  The impacts are expected to stay mostly the east of our viewing area for the duration, but we will continue to closely monitor the situation.

 

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Study on health effects of chocolate

Updated: Tuesday, March 25 2014, 12:28 AM CDT
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And if you believe in the power of chocolate, you might be right.
Researchers are planning to look into whether dark chocolate can help prevent heart attacks and strokes. That's according to the LA Times.
But don't grab that bag of chocolate just yet.
In the study, those participating will be given pills that focus on nutrients found in the cocoa bean without all the extra ingredients, such as sugar.
The company says to get the amount needed in the study through chocolate, you would have to eat 1 and a half dark chocolate bars.
Study on health effects of chocolate

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