FROM Gene Hafele
Tropical Storm Edouard Develops in the Gulf of Mexico As the south coast of Texas is cleaning up after Hurricane Dolly , the southeastern coast and part of Louisiana are threatened by Tropical Storm Edouard . At the same time, Dallas is experiencing record temperatures. Meteorologist Gene Hafele is in charge of the Houston/Galveston office of the National Weather Service.
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