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Hurricane Season is Here

Excerpt of an article from the Pasadena Citizen: June 1 was the official starting date for hurricanes, but Tropical Storm Ana jumped the gun making landfall a full three weeks before the season got underway. You may call that an ominous sign or just a fluke since hurricane forecasters are calling for a less than average number of hurricanes this year. Continue reading

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What America Was Like the Last Time a Hurricane Hit Florida

Excerpt of an article from Weather.com: It’s been nearly 10 years since a major hurricane made landfall in Florida or the U.S., and looking back over the last decade, much has changed. Continue reading

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Officials Urge Hurricane Preparedness

Excerpt of an article from the Suncoast News: Pasco County officials and volunteers are promoting hurricane season awareness as the threat continues through November 30. Continue reading

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TWIA Helps the Texas Gulf Coast Prepare for Hurricane Season

Excerpt of an article from the Pasadena Citizen: The Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) announced the Association has provided policyholders in Texas coastal communities with several new tools to prepare for the 2015 hurricane season which began on June 1. TWIA employees are committed to promoting hurricane safety and education in an effort to save lives and property. Continue reading

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Northern Hemisphere Hurricane Season Off to Record Start, Fueled by El Niño

Excerpt of an article from the Washington Post: Hurricane activity is expected to be below-average this year in the Atlantic Ocean, but that “quiet” forecast does not translate for other parts of the Northern Hemisphere, where tropical cyclones have been smashing records since late March. North of the equator, typhoon and hurricane season has gotten off to a tenacious start, fueled by a strengthening El Niño in the central Pacific. Continue reading

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Hurricane Blanca 2015: Cabo San Lucas, Santa Under Watch as Category 1 Storm Approaches

Excerpt of an article from the AL.com: Hurricane Blanca 2015 was weakening even as it roared on a path toward Mexico’s Baja California Peninsula on Sunday, and authorities put thousands of troops on alert and businesses boarded over windows ahead of its arrival. Continue reading

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Hurricane Dangers: More Than Wind and Water

Excerpt of an article from the Tampa Tribune: When most people think about the dangers associated with a hurricane, they think of two things – wind and water. Continue reading

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With Hurricane Season Coming, Businesses Prep for the Worst

Excerpt of an article from CNBC: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday released a below-normal forecast for this year’s Atlantic hurricane season. But businesses aren’t taking chances and are already making preparations. Continue reading

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Forecasters Predict Central Pacific Will See More Storms This Hurricane Season

Excerpt of an article from the Associated Press: Forecasters say the 2015 hurricane season in the central Pacific region will see more storms than average because of warmer ocean water. Continue reading

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Officials to Release Hurricane Season Forecast

Excerpt of an article from the Associated Press: The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will release its forecast for the Atlantic hurricane season Wednesday. Continue reading

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