Tropical Storm Beryl

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Tropical Storm Beryl
Tropical storm (SSHWS/NWS)
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Tropical Storm Beryl near the coast of northeastern Florida
Formed May 26, 2012
Dissipated May 30, 2012
Highest winds 1-minute sustained: 70 mph (110 km/h)
Lowest pressure 992 mbar (hPa); 29.29 inHg
Areas affected Cuba, The Bahamas, Southeastern United States
Part of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season

Tropical Storm Beryl was a strong Atlantic tropical storm. It was the second tropical cyclone of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season. Beryl formed on May 26 from a low-pressure system.[1] This system was near the East Coast of the United States.[2] It was described as a subtropical storm.[3] However, it slowly became stronger and was upgraded to a tropical storm on May 27.[4] It upgraded because it moved to warmer water.[5] Beryl is responsible for floods in Cuba.[6] This caused a mudslide that left two people missing.[7] Beryl caused rough surf to beaches in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina. In South Carolina, one person was reported missing.[8]

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  2. Richard Pasch (2012-05-23) Special Tropical Weather Outlook , National Hurricane Center. . Retrieved on 2012-05-25.
  3. Todd Kimberlain (2012-05-26) Subtropical Storm Beryl Discussion One . National Hurricane Center. . Retrieved on 2012-05-26.
  4. Daniel Brown (2012-05-27) Subtropical Storm Beryl Discussion Seven . National Hurricane Center. . Retrieved on 2012-05-27.
  5. Jack Beven (2012-05-27) Subtropical Storm Beryl Discussion Five . National Hurricane Center. . Retrieved on 2012-05-27.
  6. Mike Formosa (2012-05-26). "Tropical Weather Discussion". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. National Hurricane Center. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 
  7. "Hurricane Bud roars toward Mexican coast". Associated Press. Fox News. May 25, 2012. Retrieved May 27, 2012. 
  8. "Crews seek swimmer in rough SC surf". WISTV10. Associated Press. 2012-05-27. Retrieved 2012-05-27. 

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