User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Tornados
Last updated: Oct 24 2017 19:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Weather Service checking to confirm Carolinas tornadoes 24.10.2017 AP National
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The Carolinas are cleaning up after being slammed by severe thunderstorms with flooding and damaging winds, possibly even tornadoes that flipped tractor-trailers and small planes, broke storefront windows and pushed at least one house off its foundation. At least 98,000 homes and businesses lost power, forcing some schools and parks to close Tuesday....
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The only Calif. county that sent a warning to residents’ cellphones has no reported wildfire fatalities 14.10.2017 Washington Post
Despite a campaign by FEMA over the past five years to encourage local governments to participate in the Wireless Emergency Alert system, most U.S. counties could not order an alert today if they faced a threat.
A pleasant Sunday; Tuesday morning frost 8.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A bright and mild autumn day is very special. We’d prefer to have our nicest autumn weather on weekends, when most people aren’t busy with work or school. There’ll be a few Sunday morning showers in parts of northern Minnesota, and northern Minnesota will also have the most clouds. Our Sunday will feature plenty of…
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Hurricane Nate landfall; a nice Sunday for Minnesota 8.10.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: News
  Hurricane Nate made landfall at the mouth of the Mississippi River Saturday evening. Here’s the Saturday evening Hurricane Nate update from the National Hurricane Center: BULLETIN Hurricane Nate Intermediate Advisory Number 14A NWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL AL162017 700 PM CDT Sat Oct 07 2017 …NATE MAKES LANDFALL NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI…
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We prefer catastrophe 2.10.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
We prefer catastrophe
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FCC head: Storms teach lessons on emergency communications 23.9.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Ajit Pai has been to Texas and Florida in recent weeks to learn what lessons hurricanes Harvey and Irma have to offer about how to improve the nation’s emergency communication systems during natural disasters. Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said his agency — working with Congress and state […]
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Maria eyewall devastates Dominica, U.S. islands next 19.9.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Maria's rapid intensification stuns observers.
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Hurricane Irma Blasts Into The Record Books With Lasting Intensity 12.9.2017 NPR Health Science
Hurricane Irma was the longest-lasting powerful hurricane or typhoon ever recorded, worldwide. It kept 185-mph winds for 37 hours — longer than any storm on record.
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Why didn't Hurricane Irma kill more Americans? Thank the meteorologists 12.9.2017 LA Times: Nation

During a hurricane in 1900, a storm surge rose out of the Gulf of Mexico and annihilated Galveston, Texas, killing about 8,000 men, women and children.

In 1935, at least 408 people died when another cyclone slammed into the Florida Keys, many of them World War I veterans working on construction...

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'It's devastation' in the Florida Keys, governor says 12.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Frustrated Florida Keys residents wait for permission to return to evacuated homes 12.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Tropical Storm Irma brings extensive flooding to Georgia coast 12.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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The storm’s final phase: Flooding in southeast states a big concern 11.9.2017 Washington Post
At 11 a.m., Irma was centered 70 miles east of Tallahassee, with peak winds of 65 mph. It was plowing to the north-northwest at 17 mph toward southwest Georgia.
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Hurricane Irma cuts power to more than 7 million homes and businesses 11.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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After pounding Florida, Irma is now a tropical storm menacing Georgia 11.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Two neighbors in a mobile home park said their homes were spared, which wasn't true for all their neighbors. 11.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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Irma’s fierce winds and flooding; quiet Monday in Minnesota 11.9.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Powerful Hurricane Irma spread destructive winds, dangerous storm surges and heavy rain over much of Florida on Sunday. Irma’s first Florida landfall was at 9:10 a.m. EDT in the Florida Keys: Hurricane Irma made a second Florida landfall Sunday afternoon, at Marco Island on Florida’s southwest coast: Hurricane #Irma makes landfall at Marco Island, Florida…
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Irma churns north toward Tampa 11.9.2017 Washington Post
Irma churns north toward Tampa
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Irma spawning tornados in Central Florida 11.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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The Latest: Trump approves Florida disaster declaration 11.9.2017 AP National
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local):...
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