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U.S. Hurricane Forecasters Embark on Caribbean Trip

Excerpt of an article from the Jamaican Observer: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) says hurricane forecasters have embarked on a preparedness mission to the Caribbean as the region prepares for the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane season that begins on June 1. Continue reading

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2015 Hurricane Season: One of the Least Active in Decades?

Excerpt of an article from the Weather Channel: The 2015 Atlantic hurricane season may be one of the least active in decades, according to an initial forecast issued Thursday by Colorado State University. Continue reading

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FEMA to Give $3 Billion to NYCHA for Hurricane Sandy Repairs in 33 Developments

Excerpt of an article from the New York Daily News: A $3 billion bonanza from the Federal Emergency Management Agency — the disaster bureau’s largest grant ever — will go to repair and upgrade city public housing projects damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Continue reading

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Here’s Hoping for “Boring” Hurricane Season

Excerpt of an article from the Palm Beach Post: When it comes to books, teachers and first dates, boring is bad. But if you’re talking about hurricane seasons, boring is very, very good. Continue reading

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CSU Forecaster Calls for Below Average Hurricane Season

Excerpt of an article from CBS Miami: For those who dread the Atlantic hurricane season every year, there’s some good news for 2015. Continue reading

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Hurricane Safe Windows: A Smashing Experiment with Andersen Windows and Doors

Excerpt of an article from Fox10TV.com: Hurricane season is coming and it is the time to be educated and well-prepared for such situations. Continue reading

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Hurricane Katrina to Cyclone Pam: Whose Losses Count More?

Excerpt of an article from RTTC.org: This year marked the tenth anniversary of hurricane Katrina that had devastating consequences on New Orleans and the entire Gulf coast of the United States. Continue reading

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New Storm Surge Watch/Warning Maps to be Tested in 2015 Hurricane Season

Excerpt of an article from NOLA.com: Prototype storm surge watch and warning maps will be part of hurricane and tropical storm forecast packages during the 2015 hurricane season when warranted, the National Hurricane Center announced Wednesday (March 18). Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy-Damaged Historic Properties Eligible for $4.9 Million in New Funding

Excerpt of an article from SIlive.com: Almost $5 million in federal grant money is available for Hurricane Sandy-damaged historic structures on Staten Island and in 12 other counties in New York state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday. Continue reading

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Lower Manhattan Receiving Nearly $15M to Prepare for Large Storms like Hurricane Sandy

Excerpt of an article from the New York Daily News: Lower Manhattan is getting nearly $15 million to prepare for future storms the size of Hurricane Sandy. Continue reading

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