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Residents Heed Warnings to Prepare for Hurricanes

Excerpt of an article from the Star Advertiser: Despite several near misses this hurricane season, Hawaii residents are still preparing as two hurricanes approach the state. Continue reading

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Three Category 4 Hurricanes in the Pacific Ocean: How Rare Is That?

Excerpt of an article from Weather.com: A very rare meteorological event occurred Saturday evening into early Sunday morning when three Category 4 hurricanes were ongoing simultaneously in the Pacific Ocean. Continue reading

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Ten Years Later, ‘Unbowed’ New Orleans Reflects on Hurricane Katrina Disaster

Excerpt of an article from Reuters: From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Superdome, New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of devastating Hurricane Katrina, paying tribute to its victims and homage to the city’s resilience in the face of disaster. Continue reading

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Hurricane Ignacio Weakens as It Nears Hawaii

Excerpt of an article from Fox News: Greg Colden, a farmer on Hawaii’s Big Island, said he is most worried about the damage that more rain and sustained winds could do to the area as Hurricane Ignacio passes by this week. Continue reading

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New Study Reveals the Possibility of Hurricanes ‘Unlike Anything You’ve Seen in History’

Excerpt of an article from the Washington Post: Last week, the nation focused its attention on the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. As bad as the storm was, though, it wasn’t the worst storm that could have possibly hit New Orleans. Continue reading

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NASA Image Shows 3 Hurricanes Approaching Toward Pacific as Big Island of Hawaii Braces for High Winds

Excerpt of an article from the International Business Times: The first Atlantic hurricane of the year reached major status briefly on Friday before weakening to a Category 2 storm about 810 miles east of the eastern Caribbean islands, the National Hurricane Center said. Continue reading

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Hurricane Danny Weakens to Category 2 Storm

Excerpt of an article from CNN: The first Atlantic hurricane of the year reached major status briefly on Friday before weakening to a Category 2 storm about 810 miles east of the eastern Caribbean islands, the National Hurricane Center said. Continue reading

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Since Katrina: NASA Advances Storm Models to Better Understand Hurricanes

Excerpt of an article from Space Coast Daily: On August 28, 2005, the National Hurricane Center issued a public notice warning people in New Orleans of “devastating damage expected…power outages will last for weeks…persons…pets…and livestock left exposed to the winds will be killed,” from the ensuing Hurricane Katrina. Continue reading

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Yes, the U.S. is on a Historic Lucky Streak in Dodging Major Hurricanes

Excerpt of an article from NPR: Friday afternoon, Danny became the first major hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, after it was upgraded to a Category 3 storm. It’s still very far out in the Atlantic, and so far there’s no sign it’ll pose a threat to the United States. Continue reading

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NASA to Build Hurricane-Probing Micro-Satellite Fleet

Excerpt of an article from Discovery.com: When Hurricane Katrina was bearing down on the Gulf Coast 10 years ago, forecasters had a good idea of where the storm would hit and how intense it would be. What was unexpected was how much flooding the hurricane would cause when it reached southeast Louisiana. Continue reading

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