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In the eye of the storm

Waves buck, lashing the sides of the boat. Wind thrashes the sea with every gust.

Did they get my SOS? There’s too much static. No contact. 151 more words

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It's hurricane season; better prepare for another grid blackout

As the Atlantic hurricane season approaches its crescendo, the US government warns people to prepare for blackouts. The vast majority of people who are affected by hurricanes are affected by a blackout because the fragile grid infrastructure fails. 163 more words

Storm-Readiness Retrofits Pose Financial Hurdles for Multi-family Affordable Housing

As New York faces its second hurricane season since Sandy, thoughts turn to what has been done in the two years since to better protect the city should another major storm strike. 636 more words

Tropical Disturbance

7/28/14 A tropical disturbance has developed in the Carribean east of the Lesser Antilles. The disturbance is heading westward. The weather gurus have mixed opinions about the further development of the disturbance, although it seems to be a good bet in favor of further development.


Now the height of hurricane season begins

Chances are you didn’t think a whole lot about hurricanes the first two months of the season. Now’s the time to take it seriously.

With the start of August comes the height of the season. 152 more words

Hurricane Hernan In Pacific Moves Away From Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Hurricane Hernan spun deeper into the open Pacific on Sunday night after forming earlier in the day far off Mexico’s western coast. 109 more words

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Hurricane Preparedness

Although we are well into Texas’ hurricane season, it isn’t over yet and it is always a great time to evaluate how prepared we are for an emergency. 433 more words

Emergency Preparedness