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What’s Killing Atlantic Hurricanes This Year?

Excerpt of an article from the Palm Beach Post: Plumes of Saharan dust wafting off the west coast of Africa this summer have been some of the strongest in a decade, sending a dry, sandy blast through a prime birthplace for tropical cyclones. Continue reading

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Governor Stresses Hurricane Preparedness

Excerpt of an article from CapeCod.com: Even though the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted a below average hurricane season, Governor Charlie Baker is stressing the importance of being prepared. Continue reading

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Latest Victim of Hurricane Sandy? Historic Delaware Bridge

Excerpt of an article from News Works: Nearly three years after being damaged by Hurricane Sandy, the Rocky Run Bridge in Brandywine Creek State Park will be torn down. Continue reading

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Tropical Storm Ana Jumpstarts Hurricane Season

Excerpt of an article from CBS San Francisco: Three Bay Area cities saw record high temperatures Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Continue reading

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St. Bernard Parish Rebuilds Itself from Utter Devastation After Hurricane Katrina

Excerpt of an article from the New Orleans Advocate: Hurricane Katrina left St. Bernard Parish a ruin. Nowhere else did the monster storm leave so few seeds of hope, so little foundation to build on. Continue reading

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House Passes Hurricane Sandy Assistance Bill

Excerpt of an article from The Hill: The House passed legislation on Monday to allow individuals and businesses affected by Hurricane Sandy to apply for disaster loans. Continue reading

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Texans Should Be Informed and Prepared for Hurricane Season

Excerpt of an article from The Eagle: With the possibility of tropical storms and hurricanes hitting the Lone Star State during this season, experts from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are reminding Texans their agency has a number of useful publications specific to protecting households, farms and ranches. Continue reading

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Steamy El Niño Expected to Keep Atlantic Hurricanes in Check

Excerpt of an article from the Miami Herald: El Niño is hot. And that’s good news for the Atlantic. Hurricane forecasters who earlier this year predicted that a potent Pacific El Niño would make for a slow Atlantic hurricane season say the weather pattern that stirs up warm water on the other side of the country is shaping up to be among the strongest in 50 years. Add cooler than normal Atlantic water and conditions for a hurricane become even more unfavorable. Continue reading

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What’s This? The Only Thing Happening in the Tropical Atlantic for a While

Excerpt of an article from AL.com: It’s still the slow part of the hurricane season in the Atlantic, but it’s been especially quiet lately thanks in part to El Nino, which has helped keep a lid on any development in the tropics for weeks. Continue reading

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Hurricane Delores Continues to Strengthen

Excerpt of an article from Weather.com: Dolores has been upgraded to a hurricane and is moving slowly across the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Mexico. Meteorologist Danielle Banks has the latest on its development. Continue reading

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