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By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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NASA issues infrared look at Hurricane Florence

All eyes were on Hurricane Florence Wednesday as the Category 3 storm barreled toward the U.S. East Coast. NASA’s Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument was watching, too, and captured new imagery More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, September 13th, 2018
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Hurricane Florence nears US Coast as experts watch Isaac and Olivia

photo/ Gerd Altmann via pixabay When a major hurricane threatens to make landfall in the United States or its territories, the U.S. Geological Survey mobilizes quickly to produce science on the go. USGS experts More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Customs and Border Patrol prepare for Hurricane Florence

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in the Mid-Atlantic states is preparing for Hurricane Florence. CBP activated Casey Durst, the Baltimore Field Office Director, as the agency’s Lead Field Coordinator for More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
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Hurricane Florence: Colleton County School District in South Carolina closes

Hurricane Florence photo/ NASA Colleton County School District administration has decided that schools will remain closed through Friday Sept. 14 to allow students, staff, and their families time to prepare for More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, September 9th, 2018
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Hurricane Maria Relief: Samaritan’s Purse sends aids to victims in Puerto Rico

In the year since Hurricane Maria devastated the island of Puerto Rico, international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse has helped some 351,000 hurricane victims—more than 10 percent of the More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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Understanding the Aftermath of a Flood and its Psychological Impact

It was in late-August of 2017 when the US was hit by Hurricane Harvey. Unprecedented amounts of rainfall took a toll on Houston, one of America’s largest cities. The rainfall, which totaled up to 60 inches, More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, May 10th, 2018
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How to Prepare for the Unexpected

There are many things in your life that you know are coming. You are taking a vacation next summer so you start saving. You look into travel, accommodations, and what you want to do while you are there. Or, you More...

By Guest Author On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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Weather Awareness Is Important for Any Age: Weather Lessons and Safety

Teaching students about the weather around them is a very vital part of any science lesson. It’s important that children are aware of the types of weather they may experience so they can make a plan with parents More...

By Guest Author On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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How GPS Tracking Devices Have Become Part of Everyday Life

GPS (Global Positioning System) technology was first introduced by the U.S. Military in the 1970s. It was purely designed for the military, but this restriction was removed in the 1980s. This meant that civilians More...

By Robert On Saturday, September 9th, 2017
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Rand Paul’s ‘America First’ amendment tabled by Senate

On Thursday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul introduced the “America First” amendment to the hurricane relief legislation that would provide assistance while preventing the federal government from further running More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, September 8th, 2017
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Hurricane Irma: Ramon Santiago’s kindness, generosity to Pam Brekke goes viral, watch the video

Certainly the horror stories and bad behavior of residents preparing or evacuating ahead of the Hurricane Irma strike in Florida are making news, but a “feel good” story should remind us all how kindness More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 7th, 2017
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Hurricane Irma Update: Florida on watch, Three more dead in Puerto Rico as one million are without power

Florida is on high alert and has ordered evacuations, while the Carolinas and Georgia have also declared emergencies as Hurricane Irma rages closer. Now three deaths have been reported in Puerto Rico with more than More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Sydney Morning Herald’s Peter Hannam places blame for Hurricane Harvey on Houston citizens

“Yes, Houston, you do have a problem, and – as insensitive as it seems to bring it up just now – some of it is your own making” begins Peter Hannam in his Sydney Morning Herald article: “Houston, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
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Princeton’s Michael Oppenheimer, Michael Mann says global warming makes Hurricane Harvey, other storms worse

While scientists may admit that climate change didn’t cause Harvey and that they haven’t determined yet whether the storm was made worse by global warming, they do say that warmer air and water mean More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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CNN’s John Berman implies Hurricane Harvey tied to climate change, Bill Read cautions against the fake news

A CNN anchor tried to push a climate change narrative on live air Friday while talking to a scientist about Hurricane Harvey, but the scientist cautioned against the rhetoric. John Berman was talking with Bill More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Homes vs Hurricanes

Hurricanes and tornados are one of America’s biggest problems. Not only do they put you and your family at risk, they also damage your home, wearing it down and hurting your budget. This buyers guide to installing More...

By Guest Author On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Billions in Hurricane Damage Has Homeowners Thinking Twice About Disaster Preparedness

Homes lost. Cities underwater. Thousands misplaced. The southeastern United States is still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Although coverage of the storm has been eclipsed by the events of the More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, August 26th, 2016
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Photo Gallery Hurricane Irene making landfall

It was five years ago today. Below is the coverage from 2011 and a few photos submitted to us, then Desk of Brian, and now a look back at Hurricane Irene. Hurricane Irene roared closer to landfall Friday evening More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 5th, 2015
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Coast Guard: One body remains found, search ongoing

The U.S. Coast Guard’s search Monday to locate any survivors of a cargo ship that sank in a Category 4 hurricane on Thursday resulted in one body as the search continues. Crews found human remains near the More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Scientists mimic ‘Day After Tomorrow’ film, says global warming leading to colder weather

It didn’t take scientists long to explain the shift in weather as 2014 had the coldest summer since 1992 and more cold weather is already here. “Experts” now appear to be taking page out of Hollywood’s More...

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