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Tropical Storm Arthur
Tropical storm (SSHWS/NWS)
Arthur 31 May 2008.jpg
Tropical Storm Arthur on May 31 after formation and landfall
FormedMay 30, 2008
DissipatedJune 2, 2008
Highest winds1-minute sustained: 45 mph (75 km/h)
Lowest pressure1004 mbar (hPa); 29.65 inHg
Damage$78 million (2008 USD)
Areas affectedCentral America
Part of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season

Tropical Storm Arthur was the first tropical storm to form in May since 1981. [1] Arthur was a weak tropical storm that affected Central America. Arthur was the first tropical storm of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season. Arthur formed from the remains of dissipating Tropical Storm Alma which crossed Central America from the Pacific Ocean. Arthur caused nine deaths in Belize and caused $78 million in damage. [2]

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Tropical cyclones of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season

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