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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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Hurricane Sandy: Four Class Action Lawsuits Allege Insurers Manipulated Software to Underpay FEMA Flood Claims

Excerpt of an article from the International Business Times: New York and New Jersey homeowners whose properties flooded during Hurricane Sandy filed a series of class action lawsuits on Friday, leveling a new set of fraud allegations — this time, involving manipulated software programs — against insurers and the federal government. Continue reading

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TAU Study: U.S. Hurricanes Begin in Western Africa’s Atmosphere

Excerpt of an article from the Jewish Business News: A new study published in Geophysical Research Letters by Tel Aviv University‘s Prof. Colin Price and his graduate student Naama Reicher of the Department of Geosciences at TAU’s Faculty of Exact Sciences finds most hurricanes over the Atlantic that eventually make landfall in North America actually start as intense thunderstorms in Western Africa. Continue reading

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Radar Plays Key Role in Detecting Tornadoes

Excerpt of an article from the Tallahassee Democrat: Radar is for more than popping popcorn and cooking hot dogs. Florida is near the top in the number of tornadoes that visit states each year. This does not even include their more benign cousins, water spouts. Continue reading

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Weak El Niño Expected to Influence Spring in Louisiana, Help During Hurricane Season

Excerpt of an article from The Advocate: El Niño is back. That means Louisiana is looking at a colder, wetter spring, but also, maybe, the promise of fewer hurricanes this summer. Continue reading

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