Tag archive for ‘hurricane’
By Butter Bracco On Friday, July 4th, 2014
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Hurricane Arthur hits North Carolina as a Category 2 storm

Late Thursday night Hurricane Arthur officially made landfall in North Carolina with 100 mph winds, moving approximately 23 mph northeast. Friday morning, 22,000 are said to be without electricity as July 4th weekend More...

By Robert On Sunday, June 15th, 2014

Hurricane preparedness: Emergency supply kits

Hurricane season in the Atlantic began June 1st and ends November 30th each year. While the National Hurricane Center does a yeoman’s job of keeping us informed of the creation of storms in the Atlantic, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Sharks and fish tagged with sensors to help scientists predict hurricanes

Fifty sharks, tuna, tarpon and billfish have been tagged and fitted with satellite-linked sensors to reportedly help track water temperatures, a method that they claim will help improve hurricane forecasting says More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 1st, 2013

Disaster Recovery Services Standby for Hospitals during Hurricane Season

When Hurricane Katrina affected the Gulf Coast in 2005, a New Orleans hospital found out too late that its emergency backup generators didn’t work and that there was no way to evacuate its patients. Rescue helicopters More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 12th, 2012

Janet Napolitano says housing number one problem in Hurricane Sandy recovery

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano today traveled to Staten Island, N.Y. to meet with state and local officials and view ongoing response and recovery efforts to Hurricane Sandy. Secretary Napolitano More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, November 2nd, 2012
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Photos President Obama visits Hurricane Sandy victims, views devastation with Gov Chris Christie

Two days after Hurricane Sandy made landfall in southern New Jersey, President Obama was on hand to witness the devastation, comfort residents, and pledge the full support of the federal government in the recovery More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

ConEd Explosion VIDEO and photos of damage from Hurricane Sandy

The devastation from Hurricane Sandy is shocking and likely to persist for several days. Millions without power, an increasing death toll and lives changed forever – all of this from the natural disaster nicknamed More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
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8 million without power, nearly 3 dozen dead in wake of Hurricane Sandy

The wrath of superstorm Sandy killed at least 33 people in seven states and left more than 8 million customers without power. President Barack Obama receives an update from officials via video teleconference on More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 29th, 2012

Thousands of flights canceled as Hurricane Sandy heads to northeastern US

Over 5,00o flights have already been canceled by airlines as a result of Hurricane Sandy. According to the flight-tracking service FlightAware, 1,100 Sunday flights have been canceled as of Sunday afternoon, with More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, October 27th, 2012
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Hurricane Sandy, Frankenstorm, skirts along US coast, leave 41 dead in Caribbean

The late season Hurricane Sandy appears to be one of the worst storms to hit northeast US in decades. Sandy is cruising northward on Friday leaving 41 reported dead in the Caribbean and widespread damage, extended More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Over 20,000 dead river rats washing ashore after Isaac

Isaac has left another mark on the Gulf Coast as the hurricane has left thousands of nutra aka Coypu aka “River Rat” on shores of Mississippi’s Hancock and Harrison counties. “Estimates More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Hurricane Isaac makes landfall hours ahead of Katrina anniversary

The Gulf Coast braced for Hurricane Isaac only hours before the seventh anniversary of the devastating Hurricane Katrina. The storm, a Category 1 hurricane, made landfall on Tuesday evening in southeast Louisiana More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 27th, 2012

Isaac moves towards Gulf Coast, RNC proceeds

Tropical Storm Isaac moved into the open Gulf of Mexico on Monday, where it was expected to grow into a hurricane before hitting land somewhere between Louisiana and Florida. The storm that left eight dead in Haiti More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

Isaac threatens RNC as the storm may target Florida

Now Tropical Storm Isaac, the Atlantic storm poses a potential threat to Florida starting this weekend and into early next week, which could directly effect the Republican National Convention in Tampa. While forecasters More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, June 25th, 2012

Photos of Tropical Storm Debby on Florida

Pinellas County resident woke up to flooded streets and were cautioned of areas of standing water, road blockages and travel delays. Photo/C Maraghy The slow moving tropical storm, Debby, has dumped tons of rain More...

By deskofbrian On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Tropical Storm Emily may hit Florida by the weekend

A tropical storm that could be headed for Florida has has stalled south of Puerto Rico. The forecast predicts that Tropical Storm Emily is making its path toward Puerto Rico and Hispaniola, warning of possible More...

By Robert On Thursday, October 14th, 2010

Tropical storm Megi headed toward the Philippines

This is according to the U.S. Navy Joint Typhoon Warning Center in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The storm formed approximately 2,160 kilometers east of Manila. The storm is headed to the island of Luzon and is expected More...



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