User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tornados
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Racist Policies in Urban Neighborhoods Have Created Deadly “Heat Islands” 20.1.2020 Mother Jones
This piece was originally published in The Guardian and appears here as part of our Climate Desk Partnership. Deadly urban heatwaves disproportionately affect underserved neighborhoods because of the legacy of racist housing policies which have denied African Americans home ownership and basic public services, a landmark new study has found. Extreme heat kills hundreds of people in […]
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Storms sweep southern U.S., Midwest as death toll rises to 11 12.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Severe storms that swept across southern portions of the U.S. and up into the Midwest were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 11 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered large swaths of the country.
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US storms: At least eight killed in severe weather 12.1.2020 BBC: World
Fatalities are reported in Louisiana, Alabama and Texas as extreme weather continues.
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England weather: Towns and villages flooded after further rain 22.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Parts of Kent and East Sussex are under water and nearly 80 flood warnings are in place.
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Boxing world champion Josh Taylor racially abused nightclub bouncer 18.12.2019 BBC: Front Page
Super-lightweight champion Josh Taylor said he was "ashamed" and would take time off to reflect on his actions.
In wake of recent storms in Minnesota, event offers chance to prepare for next natural disaster 11.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Southern Minnesota has seen tornadoes, flooding and severe winter storms in the past couple years — and an event taking place Tuesday night aims to get residents better prepared for the next emergency.
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Typhoon Hagibis: Japan deploys 110,000 rescuers after worst storm in decades 14.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
The typhoon has moved away from land - but left in its wake a trail of destruction.
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Rugby World Cup 2019: Namibia-Canada off amid safety fears 13.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
World Cup organisers cancel Sunday's match between Namibia and Canada in Kamaishi because of safety concerns caused by Typhoon Hagibis.
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Typhoon Hagibis: Two feared dead in Japanese storm 13.10.2019 BBC: World
Two people are thought to have died and dozens have been injured as Typoon Hagibis hits Japan.
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Torrential rain has caused flooding in Spain and the Balearics 13.9.2019 BBC: World
An elderly couple were killed when floodwaters flipped their car over, emergency services said.
Too much rain! Flash flood watch until 7 p.m. 12.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Periods of rain and thunderstorms will continue across much of Minnesota and western Wisconsin into Thursday evening. Some severe thunderstorms will be possible, especially in southern Minnesota and parts of western Wisconsin.
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Confirmed tornado hit store, hospital in Sioux Falls 11.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Severe weather including a tornado hit central Sioux Falls, where authorities closed streets and delayed school for two hours Wednesday as they assessed the damage.
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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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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: 'Hundreds trapped' on N Carolina island 6.9.2019 BBC News - US & Canada
There is concern for people who stayed on Ocracoke island as hundreds remain missing in the Bahamas.
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Newsletter: In the Carolinas, a hurricane rages on 6.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Hurricane Dorian continues to pound the Southeastern U.S. coastline, as the death toll in the Bahamas rises.

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Hurricane Dorian, again Category 2, is hitting Carolinas with 'serious' strength 5.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
"This is a life-threatening situation," the National Hurricane Center says. The recharged storm is churning off the coast of the Carolinas, bringing heavy rain, floods and possible tornadoes.
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Latest Tornado Warnings: Flash Flooding and Severe Thunderstorms for Montana, Kansas and Nebraska 12.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
It has not been confirmed that a tornado touched down at Billings airport, but an image has been shared on social media.
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4 tornadoes touch down as storms sweep across eastern Colorado, dropping rain and hail 12.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Tornadoes touched down at least four times Sunday afternoon as storms swept across eastern Colorado's high plains, National Weather Service meteorologists said. No damage to towns and farms was reported.
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The Dam Truth: The 91,000 Dams in the US Earned a “D” for Safety 23.7.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Yale Environment 360 and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It is a telling illustration of the precarious state of United States dams that the near-collapse in February 2017 of Oroville Dam, the nation’s tallest, occurred in California, considered one of the nation’s leading states in dam safety management. […]
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