User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tornados
Last updated: Sep 08 2016 02:24 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Scattered storms possible through this evening; a few could be strong 8.9.2016 Washington Post
Scattered storms possible through this evening; a few could be strong
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Hermine kills 2, ruins beach weekends in northward march 4.9.2016 Seattle Times: Local

The once-and-future Hurricane Hermine regained strength Saturday as it moved slowly up the Eastern Seaboard and made a mess of the holiday weekend. Hermine (her-MEEN) already caused two deaths, damaged properties and left hundreds of thousands without electricity from Florida to Virginia. It spawned a tornado in North Carolina and closed beaches as far north […]
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Tropical Storm Hermine: Here's what to expect 3.9.2016 CNN: Top Stories
Hours after Hurricane Hermine made landfall in Florida, the weakened storm is working its way up the East Coast.
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Minnesota State Fair Weather Quiz 2.9.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Univ. of Minnesota Extension Service Climatologist Mark Seeley tests your knowledge of the state's favorite topic of conversation.
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Hurricane Hermine makes landfall in Florida 2.9.2016 New Kerala: World News
Washington, Sep 2 : Hurricane Hermine made landfall early Friday in Florida, bringing threats of floods, landslides, surges and even tornadoes, according to the US National Hurricane Centre (NHC).
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A hurricane hasn’t made Florida landfall in over 10 years. Hermine may end that streak. 1.9.2016 Washington Post
Though it’s been slow to strengthen, the tropical storm is gaining momentum as it tracks toward the state.
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Warm August; pleasant through Friday 1.9.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
We’re getting used to this. The average temperature at Minneapolis-St. Paul International airport was 2.2 degrees above normal for the month of August.  August was our 12th consecutive month with a warmer than normal average monthly temperature! Will the streak continue? The Climate Prediction Center of the National Weather Service shows equal chances of an above…
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Tropical storm could trigger dangerous storm surge and flooding in Florida 31.8.2016 Washington Post
Tropical storm could trigger dangerous storm surge and flooding in Florida
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Steamy Monday: Gully washers north, metro storm chances 29.8.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Sticky air mass capable of heavy rains.
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The Coming Disaster Assistance Battles 26.8.2016 American Prospect
AP Photo/Max Becherer Standing water closes roads in Sorrento, Louisiana, Saturday, August 20, 2016. Louisiana continues to dig itself out from devastating floods, with search parties going door to door looking for survivors or bodies trapped by flooding.  The southern Louisiana floods have unleashed squabbles over how much federal aid Louisiana will ultimately receive. Thirteen have died in the affected parishes, and thousands more have lost their homes and plan to seek millions in aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the indispensable but much-maligned agency charged with overseeing response and recovery in places like Baton Rouge and its environs. Dealing with federal disaster assistance requests in the wake of major floods, snowstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, and wildfires should be straightforward. Sometimes an event may hit a local community hard, but not hard enough to warrant a federal disaster declaration and the dollars that come with it. Depending on the severity of a catastrophe, ...
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When touring disasters, politicians weigh image, distraction 26.8.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) — In a dramatic, made-for-camera arrival, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence stepped off a Blackhawk helicopter to tour tornado-damaged neighborhoods Thursday, giving out hugs and promising swift assistance a day after several twisters touched down. The people of this city about an hour north of Indianapolis, where a tornado toppled a Starbucks coffee […]
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When touring disasters, politicians weigh image, distraction 26.8.2016 AP National
KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) -- In a dramatic, made-for-camera arrival, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence stepped off a Blackhawk helicopter to tour tornado-damaged neighborhoods Thursday, giving out hugs and promising swift assistance a day after several twisters touched down....
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Why don't more storms get names? 23.8.2016 CNN: Top Stories
In the United States, hurricanes are the only kinds of storms that get a name. Andrew, Katrina Ivan, Sandy. Other major storms -- tornadoes, severe thunderstorms and blizzards -- aren't as special. The recent flooding in Louisiana caused damage on the level of a hurricane, but the storm had no name.
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Why Americans now expect their presidents to turn up at natural disasters 23.8.2016 Washington Post: Politics
Hurricane Katrina raised expectations, but calls for presidential visits date back to Coolidge.
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How the Blue Cut Blaze Spawns Those Insane Firenadoes 19.8.2016 Wired Top Stories
How the Blue Cut Blaze Spawns Those Insane Firenadoes
Firenadoes are spinning columns of smoke and fire, caused by wind interacting with the blaze itself---a complex mix of fire and fluid dynamics. The post How the Blue Cut Blaze Spawns Those Insane Firenadoes appeared first on WIRED.
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Severe weather outlook 18.8.2016 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A cold front will move slowly through Minnesota this afternoon and evening. There is plenty of juicy air out ahead of the cold front, so thunderstorms are expected to become more numerous this afternoon and this evening. Periods of thunderstorms are also expected overnight. The front stalls out to our southeast on Friday, so periods of rain and a…
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Why so many refuse to evacuate as wildfires approach 18.8.2016 LA Times: Commentary

Trucks and SUVs hurtled out of the canyons in clouds of dust, loaded to the headliners with keepsakes and valuables, towing ATVs and old Jeeps.

As if there weren’t enough smoke in the air, Leo Paguin took a drag from a cigarette and watched his neighbors flee.

“Those are the smart ones, I guess,”...

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Pic of the week: A tiny thunderstorm steals the desert sky 12.8.2016 Washington Post
Pic of the week: A tiny thunderstorm steals the desert sky
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Severe t-storm watch: Heavy rain and strong winds possible this afternoon, evening 29.7.2016 Washington Post
Severe t-storm watch: Heavy rain and strong winds possible this afternoon, evening
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Watch a bolt of lightning obliterate this telephone pole, then watch it again in slo-mo 26.7.2016 Washington Post
Watch a bolt of lightning obliterate this telephone pole, then watch it again in slo-mo
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