User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Hurricanes
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Column: Trump's trashing of NOAA's scientific reputation is part of his war on science 9.9.2019 LA Times: Science

President Trump's trashing of NOAA's reputation is part of his pattern of trashing scientific knowledge.

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Bahamas Storm Damage Is 'as Though a Nuclear Bomb Was Dropped,' Says Head of U.S. Aid 9.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Officials estimate that around 90 percent of the infrastructure on the Abaco Islands is damaged or destroyed.
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CBP Blames Ferry Company After More Than 100 People Fleeing Bahamas Are Told to Get Off Rescue Boat Because They Don't Have U.S. Visas 9.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"It breaks my heart...They raised their expectations only to then leave them terribly disappointed," said CBP Florida spokesperson Michael Silva.
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Ivanka Trump Reignites #Sharpiegate After Announcing She's Heading to Alabama: 'Will You Be Surveying the Hurricane Damage?' 9.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Two natural disasters in one week? Give these poor people a break," writer John Pavlovitz said.
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Hurricane Dorian Survivors Feel Abandoned 8.9.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The silence along the Grand Bahama highway, the only major road on the island, is foreboding, punctuated only by the occasional truck driving east. The once dense forest on either side of the road has turned to bare branches. Houses […]
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North Carolina takes stock of Hurricane Dorian damage; 43 dead in the Bahamas 8.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

As floodwaters receded Saturday, residents of North Carolina's Outer Banks began to assess the damage from Hurricane Dorian. In the Bahamas, meanwhile, the death toll climbed to 43.

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Dorian topples crane, knocks out power in eastern Canada 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Dorian arrived on Canada's Atlantic coast Saturday with heavy rain and powerful winds, toppling a construction crane in Halifax and knocking out power for more than 300,000 people a day after the storm wreaked havoc on North Carolina's Outer Banks.
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'Hour of darkness' for Bahamas as Hurricane Dorian death toll rises 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Search and rescue teams are still trying to reach some Bahamian communities isolated by floodwaters and debris after Hurricane Dorian, while the official death toll has risen to 43 and is likely to increase even more, top officials said.
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NOAA criticized for defending Trump's Hurricane Dorian claim 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Retired Adm. David Titley, former NOAA operations chief, said NOAA's leadership is showing "moral cowardice" and injecting mistrust into important weather forecasts.
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You Don’t Need a President to Know Which Way the Wind Blows 7.9.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Slate and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Official warnings about Hurricane Dorian, which continues on its tight-spinning crawl along the Southeastern US coast, have now been supplemented, underscored, and bungled by the nation’s president. Amid the chaotic weather reports emanating from his mouth and Twitter feed, Trump has already mistakenly declared that the storm endangers Alabama, […]
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Hurricane Dorian’s winds were as powerful as Colorado’s strongest recorded tornado 7.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
It's no secret that Colorado's weather is notoriously wild, hard to predict and filled with extremes. But even the craziest of Colorado's weather doesn't come close to the incredible power and damage that Hurricane Dorian inflicted on The Bahamas this week.
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Hurricane Dorian Backs Off U.S. East Coast, Barrels Toward Nova Scotia 7.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
According to the National Hurricane Center, Dorian could hit the region by late Saturday—bringing strong winds and potentially "life-threatening flash floods."
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Stranded North Carolinians take stock of Dorian's damage 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As the sky cleared and floodwaters receded Saturday, residents of North Carolina's Outer Banks began to assess the damage wrought by Hurricane Dorian.
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'Hour of darkness' for Bahamas; 43 dead, with toll to rise 7.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Search and rescue teams are still trying to reach some Bahamian communities isolated by floodwaters and debris after Hurricane Dorian, while the official death toll has risen to 43 and is likely to increase even more, top officials said.
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Hurricane Dorian: Hundreds flee ‘chaos’ in storm-ravaged Bahamas 7.9.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
The death toll rises to 43 as desperate survivors scramble to evacuate the Bahamas.
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Trump Gloats as NOAA Releases Statement Supporting Claims Hurricane Dorian Could Hit Alabama 7.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A NOAA spokesperson said earlier path projections for Hurricane Dorian did include possible tropical storm effects on Alabama.
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North Carolina Braces for Another Flood of Hog Poop 7.9.2019 Mother Jones
It’s emerging as an annual rite: A massive hurricane roars across North Carolina and deposits epic amounts of water on the state’s coastal plain, home to a tangle of rivers intertwined with one of the globe’s most intense concentrations of industrial-scale hog and chicken operations.  What could go wrong? Well, in 2018, extreme rains and […]
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Hurricane Dorian Could Slam 67 Toxic Sites. But Hundreds More Are at Risk. 7.9.2019 Mother Jones
Ten days before Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on August 25, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that reversed an Obama administration directive that required infrastructure projects using federal funding—like roadways and stormwater infrastructure—to be designed to accommodate the rising sea levels associated with climate change. After Harvey dumped more than 60 […]
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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for west Denver metro area, quarter-sized hail possible 7.9.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
The National Weather Service in Boulder has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for suburbs west of Denver including Golden, Arvada, Lakewood and Wheat Ridge.
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Here Are All The Times Donald Trump Has Defended Himself About Hurricane Dorian Hitting Alabama 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
President Trump has tweeted about Alabama and Hurricane Dorian at least a dozen times since Sunday, September 1.
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