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Caribbean Preps for Possible Hurricane

Excerpt of an article from KRJH.com: Hurricane watchers are keeping a close eye on a group of organizing showers and storms in the Atlantic Ocean. If this low continues to develop over the next few days as it’s expected, it could become a depression by the middle of the week. Continue reading

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See Photos of Historic Hurricane Destruction

Excerpt of an article from Time magazine: Almost 15 years after a devastating hurricane wrecked Galveston, Tex. at the start of the 20th century, it almost happened all over again. On Aug. 17, 1915, another hurricane—believed to be more powerful than the one that destroyed the port city—made landfall. Continue reading

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Today in Weather History: 1915 Galveston Hurricane

Excerpt of an article from ABC13: Today is the 100-year anniversary of the 1915 Galveston Hurricane, which made landfall at category 4 wind strength with winds of 135 mph. Survivors of the 1900 hurricane said this one was just as powerful but lasted twice as long. Continue reading

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50-Percent Chance of Tropical Depression in Next 48 Hours

Excerpt of an article from the Palm Beach Post: The National Hurricane Center continues to monitor a broad area of low pressure several hundred miles southwest of the Cape Verde Islands that shows some signs of organization. Continue reading

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Iconic Hurricane Images That Endure

Excerpt of an article from WNCT: In August of 1969, Hurricane Camille slammed into the coast of Mississippi as a Category 5 storm. Camille destroyed most reliable wind-sensing instruments near the point of landfall, but researchers suggest winds may have exceeded 180 mph near the eyewall. Continue reading

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Can This Innovative Shore House Withstand Another Hurricane Sandy?

Excerpt of an article from NJ.com: Could this house have stood up against Hurricane Sandy? That’s what Stevens Institute of Technology students and professors believe. They have designed a $330,000 home that they say would stand up against Category 3 hurricane with 130 mph winds and emerge undamaged. Continue reading

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2015 Hurricane Season May Be Missing a Few Hurricanes: NOAA

Excerpt of an article from Tech Times: This year’s hurricane season may be quieter than in previous years, with less storms expected to make landfall in the United States. Continue reading

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Hurricanes? Bring ‘Em on; Stevens Students Build Resilient House

Excerpt of an article from NorthJersey.com: When Stevens Institute of Technology students entered a national sustainable-house contest, they decided it wasn’t enough to make their house energy-efficient. With memories of Superstorm Sandy still fresh in Stevens’ hard-hit hometown of Hoboken, they decided their house should also be able to stand up to hurricanes. Continue reading

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Poll Finds Many in Florida Unconcerned About Hurricanes

Excerpt of an article from Florida Today: A hurricane hasn’t made landfall in Florida in almost 3,600 days. That nearly 10-year drought, perhaps combined with forecasts of a quiet Atlantic hurricane season, have many Florida residents feeling dangerously safe, according to a poll released July 29. Continue reading

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Study: Hurricanes Could Produce Tsunami-Like Waves

Excerpt of an article from KITV.com: High surf is something we expect with a hurricane, but can hurricane conditions produce tsunami-like waves? A new study released by a University of Hawaii alumnus says it’s possible. Continue reading

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