Tropical Storm Debby en Ala. beaches prime for July 4 holiday minus Debby <p><b><font face="Arial">Alabama&#39;s beach communities are getting ready for the upcoming July 4 holiday now that Tropical Storm Debby is bearing down on Florida.</font></b></p><p><b><font face="Arial">Surf conditions already have improved enough for the cities of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach to reopen coastal waters to tourists.</font></b></p><p><b><font face="Arial">Forecasters say waves should become calmer as the storm moves slowly along a line that the National Hurricane Center says will take Debby into the Florida peninsula.</font></b></p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 21:54:58 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 13662 at