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Katrina Landfall Anniversary, As Told By Fox News

The immediate aftermath of Katrina inside the Superdome, 10 years ago today. And perhaps the most truthful and visceral moment in Fox News’ history. Condolences to the families of 1,833+ people killed. #HurricaneKatrina


August 29, 2005

A devastating event across the Gulf Coast, on this day in 2005 Hurricane Katrina makes landfall near New Orleans, Louisiana. Making landfall as a Category 4 hurricane, … 410 more words

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Tropical Storm Erika kills at least 20 in Dominica

Tropical Storm Erika killed at least 20 people on the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, with dozens more missing. According to BBC, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit said that the floods and mudslides caused by the storm have set the country back 20 years. 268 more words


Hurricane "Ignacio" to pass close to Hawaii

Hurricane “Ignacio” is another tropical system to form in the busy 2015 eastern Pacific hurricane season. The storm evolved into a hurricane through August 27, 2015 and is currently moving more than a thousand kilometers (over 620 miles) of the Hawaii islands. 69 more words


Seismic Monitoring Equipment To Be Purchased Ahead Of Fracking « CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — With the exception of a couple of earthquakes in the past decade, Maryland is pretty stable. But now, with the possibility of hydraulic fracturing coming to Maryland, Mike Schuh reports, the state wants see what’s really happening underground.Current low gas prices are partially attributed to what’s happening at thousands of fracking wells.Those wells are extracting oil in places across our country where it used to be impossible. 76 more words

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Will Tropical Storm Erika hit Florida? Many factors at play, but officials want you to prepare

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida — Tropical Storm Erika has the potential to rake Florida’s west coast with heavy rains starting late Sunday or early Monday. Although the storm’s path and intensity are a bit uncertain, Florida Gov. 363 more words



Hurricane Katrina threatens the Northern Gulf of Mexico. A very dangerous Category 5 hurricane with winds about 165 miles per hour is threatening the Northern Gulf of Mexico (Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama). 890 more words

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