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Fly High on a ‘Hurricane Hunter’ Plane with Tamara Berg

Excerpt of an article from KCRA.com: KCRA meteorologist Tamara Berg takes us inside a P-3 aircraft, which has been used to go into weather phenomenon such as Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading

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Here are the Top Four Hurricane Preparation Myths

Excerpt of an article from Property Casualty 360: When it comes to hurricanes, there are a lot of myths out there. When should you evacuate? Is it expensive to strengthen your home? Many Americans actually don’t know the correct answers to these questions. Continue reading

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De Blasio Plans Affordable Housing in Areas Swamped by Hurricane Sandy

Excerpt of an article from Inside Climate News: Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable-housing plan for New York City announced Tuesday calls for thousands of new residences to be built in low-lying neighborhoods hit hard by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Continue reading

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A Decade Later, Hurricane Katrina Remains Relevant

Excerpt of an article from O’Dwyer’s: Hurricane Katrina will be remembered for the death and destruction it left behind. But it also changed the way we as an agency think about crisis — or disaster — communications. Continue reading

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Hurricane-Strength Winds Blast Southern California, Knock Out Power

Excerpt of an article from the National Monitor: Wind gusts reaching hurricane strength at 89 miles per hour blew over trees and power poles in Southern California over the weekend, leaving thousands without power. Continue reading

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2015 Hurricane Season Predicted to be “the Most Active and Dangerous in Three Years”

Excerpt of an article from the St. Lucia News Online: Global Weather Oscillations Inc. (GWO), a leading hurricane cycle prediction company, says, “The 2015 Atlantic Basin hurricane season will be the most active and dangerous in at least 3 years, and the next 3 seasons will be the most dangerous in 10 years.” Continue reading

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Port of Long Beach Leaders Approve $3.8 Million to Fix Hurricane Marie-Damaged Port Areas

Excerpt of an article from the Press Telegram: Harbor leaders voted Monday to authorize spending of $3.8 million to repair damage caused by Hurricane Marie to the Port of Long Beach. Continue reading

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North Atlantic Bomb Cyclone Tracks Toward Ireland, U.K., Threatens Hurricane-Force Winds

Excerpt of an article from the Washington Post: Yet another wicked North Atlantic storm is taking aim at Ireland and the U.K. this week. Over the next 24 hours, what is currently a garden-variety low pressure system off the coast of Newfoundland will explode in intensity as it tracks east toward northern Europe. Continue reading

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2015 Hurricane Season; Communicating Hazards Better

Excerpt of an article from WUSA9.com: The Washington region is not immune from the impacts of tropical weather. Hurricanes Isabel and Hazel have been two of the more prominent storms to affect the region over the past 60 years. Over that time, the National Hurricane Center has made great strides in forecast accuracy. Continue reading

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Blizzard Conditions, Hurricane-Force Winds Forecast for Big Island Summits

Excerpt of an article from West Hawaii Today: A blizzard warning goes into effect for the Mauna Loa and Mauna Kea summits at 6 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service in Honolulu. A foot of snow is forecast to fall by 6 p.m. Saturday. Continue reading

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