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VINTAGE ORANGEBURG COUNTY/DAY 46: Three months after Hurricane … – The Times and Democrat


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VINTAGE ORANGEBURG COUNTY/DAY 46: Three months after Hurricane
The Times and Democrat
T&D Region snowfall amounts at Christmas 1989 included 2 inches in Bamberg, Holly Hill and Orangeburg. Larger accumulations were reported closer to the coast, with Hampton getting 3 inches, Walterboro 4.2 inches, Beaufort 6.5 inches, Charleston airport …

Posted on 22 December 2014 | 6:05 am

Risk Modelers Aim to Gauge Risks of ‘Cyber Hurricane’ – Insurance Journal


Risk Modelers Aim to Gauge Risks of 'Cyber Hurricane'
Insurance Journal
Unlike earthquakes, tornadoes or even terrorism, there are no existing models to calculate how much a so-called “cyber hurricane,” cutting across a swath of companies, could cost. Without that, insurers cannot be sure how much risk they can afford to …

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Posted on 21 December 2014 | 9:56 pm

After review, Fay upgraded to hurricane at landfall in Bermuda – Florida Today


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After review, Fay upgraded to hurricane at landfall in Bermuda
Florida Today
MIAMI – National Hurricane Center forecasters say Fay was a hurricane, not a tropical storm, when it made landfall in Bermuda in October. The hurricane center occasionally upgrades or downgrades storms as it reviews data after the six-month Atlantic …
NHC: Fay Was Hurricane, Not Tropical StormCBS Local
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Posted on 21 December 2014 | 7:42 pm

Hurricane City Council addresses affordable housing concerns – St George News


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Hurricane City Council addresses affordable housing concerns
St George News
According to the majority of the survey's 868 respondents, Hurricane should have more multi-family housing units distributed throughout the community and should encourage the use of accessory units, such as casitas and mother-in-law suites, as rentals.

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Posted on 21 December 2014 | 12:19 am

Robert Simpson, co-creator of 1-to-5 hurricane model, dies at 102 – Washington Post


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Robert Simpson, co-creator of 1-to-5 hurricane model, dies at 102
Washington Post
Robert H. Simpson, a nationally known meteorologist who helped devise the ubiquitous 1-to-5 “Saffir-Simpson” scale used by forecasters to prepare the public for the severity of an oncoming hurricane, died Dec. 19 at his home in Washington. He was 102.
Co-Inventor of Hurricane Strength Scale DiesThe Ledger
Bob Simpson, Co-Developer of Saffir-Simpson Scale, DiesABC News

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Posted on 20 December 2014 | 11:52 pm

Hurricane Sammy blows Stars away – cricket.com.au


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Hurricane Sammy blows Stars away
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Darren Sammy marked his KFC T20 Big Bash League debut with a batting onslaught for the Hobart Hurricanes and heaped more pain on the Melbourne Stars. Sammy also took a crucial catch as the Hurricanes easily beat the Stars by 52 runs on Saturday …
Hurricane Sammy smashes the StarsSydney Morning Herald

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Posted on 20 December 2014 | 11:35 am

Officials consider closing Hurricane Gap Trail – WMUR Manchester


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Officials consider closing Hurricane Gap Trail
WMUR Manchester
The plan would include permanent closure of the Hurricane Gap Trail. The trail, which currently connects the South Ridge Trail and Clark Trail, would be formally replaced by a shorter spur trail connected from the Clark Trail, above the current

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 5:00 am

Bob Simpson, co-creator of Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale, dies – Sun Sentinel


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Bob Simpson, co-creator of Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale, dies
Sun Sentinel
But he was a giant in the field of meteorology, conducting hurricane research for several decades and serving as director of the National Hurricane Center from 1968 to 1974. Mr. Simpson died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Washington, D.C., on

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 9:49 pm

National Hurricane Center unveils new storm surge watch, warning maps – NOLA.com


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National Hurricane Center unveils new storm surge watch, warning maps
NOLA.com
The National Hurricane Center took the next step towards creating separate hurricane storm surge warning messages on Thursday, releasing an example of new color storm surge watch and warning maps to be used on an experimental basis in the 2015 …
Hurricane center: New warnings on storm surgeThe New Orleans Advocate
Hurricane center to offer new storm surge graphicSun Sentinel

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Posted on 11 December 2014 | 10:12 pm

2014 Hurricane Season in Review: Eight Things We’ll Remember | The Weather … – The Weather Channel


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2014 Hurricane Season in Review: Eight Things We'll Remember | The Weather
The Weather Channel
On the one hand, the Atlantic basin, which includes the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, produced the fewest tropical cyclones and fewest named storms since 1997. On the other hand, the Atlantic basin brought the strongest landfalling hurricane in the …
Unprecedented lull in major hurricane landfalls continues as Atlantic season Washington Post (blog)
Quiet 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Comes to a CloseLive Science
2014 Hurricane Season Recap: Quiet Atlantic and Very Active Eastern PacificABC News
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Posted on 30 November 2014 | 1:25 pm

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On review, Fay upgraded to hurricane at landfall in Bermuda

National Hurricane Center forecasters say Fay was a hurricane, not a tropical storm, when it made landfall in Bermuda in October.

Posted on 21 December 2014 | 8:19 am

Robert Simpson, co-creator of 1-to-5 hurricane model, dies at 102

Dr. Simpson, 102, helped devise the Saffir-Simpson scale used to prepare the public for oncoming storms.

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 11:50 pm

Boxer Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter dies, aged 76

Carter's wrongful conviction inspired a Bob Dylan song and film The Hurricane .

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 7:55 am

Officials consider closing Hurricane Gap Trail

The Department of Resources and Economic Development is considering closing the Hurricane Gap Trail in Cardigan Mountain State Forest.

Posted on 20 December 2014 | 7:31 am

Bob Simpson, co-creator of Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale, dies

Bob Simpson was best known as being part of the team that created the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, where the monster storms are categorized from 1 to 5 based on how much damage they can leave.

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 10:34 pm

Weather Gang: Robert Simpson, co-developer of hurricane scale, dies at 102

Robert Simpson, a giant in the field of meteorology, died peacefully in his sleep last night at the age of 102.

Posted on 19 December 2014 | 5:35 pm

Weather Gang: National Hurricane Center to issue new storm surge watches and warnings in 2015

Improvements in storm surge modeling are enabling the National Hurricane Center to offer better surge forecasts.

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 4:40 pm

Hurricane Electric Penetrates Further Into the Midwest With Two New Points of Presence at Digital Realty in Saint Louis

Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone, today announced that it has added two new Points of Presence at Digital Realty facilities located at 210 North Tucker Boulevard and 900 Walnut Street in Saint Louis, MO.

Posted on 16 December 2014 | 2:00 pm

Hurricane Electric Launches Channel Partner Program and Announces First Master Agent

Hurricane Electric, the world’s largest IPv6-native Internet backbone and leading colocation provider, today announced that it has launched a channel partner program to help broaden the reach of its Internet connectivity and colocation services.

Posted on 8 December 2014 | 1:30 pm

Hurricane season ends quietly on Atlantic shores

East Coast escaped a big one, but winds blew stronger in the Pacific.

Posted on 1 December 2014 | 9:12 pm

Hurricanes and Cyclones News — ScienceDaily

Hurricane-forecast satellites will keep close eyes on the tropics

A set of eight hurricane-forecast satellites is expected to give deep insights into how and where storms suddenly intensify — a little-understood process that’s becoming more crucial to figure out as the climate changes.

Posted on 16 December 2014 | 3:05 pm

Climate change could leave cities more in the dark

Cities like Miami are all too familiar with hurricane-related power outages. But a new analysis finds climate change will give other major metro areas a lot to worry about in future storms.

Posted on 15 December 2014 | 4:39 pm

Hurricane sandy increased incidents of heart attacks, stroke in hardest hit New Jersey counties

Evidence has been found that Hurricane Sandy, commonly referred to as a superstorm, had a significant effect on cardiovascular events, including myocardial infarction (heart attack) and stroke, in the high-impact areas of New Jersey two weeks following the 2012 storm.

Posted on 8 December 2014 | 7:49 pm

Climate change already showing effects at Kennedy Space Center

The effects of climate change are already showing up in places from Miami to Alaska, scientists say, but geologists are now focusing their attention on one especially noteworthy and vulnerable piece of waterfront real estate: Kennedy Space Center.

Posted on 5 December 2014 | 3:00 pm

El Niño’s ‘remote control’ on hurricanes in the Northeastern Pacific

El Niño peaks in winter and its surface ocean warming occurs mostly along the equator. However, months later, El Niño events affect the formation of intense hurricanes in the Northeastern Pacific basin — not along the equator. Scientists have now revealed what’s behind ‘remote control.’

Posted on 4 December 2014 | 9:06 pm

Global warming skeptics unmoved by extreme weather

What will it take to convince skeptics of global warming that the phenomenon is real? Surely, many scientists believe, enough droughts, floods and heat waves will begin to change minds. But a new study throws cold water on that theory.

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 5:54 pm

Warmest oceans ever recorded

This summer has seen the highest global mean sea surface temperatures ever recorded. Temperatures even exceed those of the record-breaking 1998 El Nino year.

Posted on 14 November 2014 | 2:00 pm

East coast, U.S. hurricanes can flood the Midwest

Located hundreds of miles inland from the nearest ocean, the Midwest is unaffected by North Atlantic hurricanes. Or is it? Scientists have found that North Atlantic tropical cyclones in fact have a significant effect on the Midwest.

Posted on 11 November 2014 | 5:37 pm

Taxi GPS data helps researchers study Hurricane Sandy’s effect on NYC traffic

The largest Atlantic hurricane on record, Hurricane Sandy, offered a chance for researchers to try out a new computational method they developed that promises to help municipalities quantify the resilience of their transportation systems to extreme events using only GPS data from taxis.

Posted on 27 October 2014 | 4:04 pm

New methods to calculate risk of floods

New methods to more accurately estimate long-term flood risk are being devised by researchers. The researchers are examining the possible causes of floods and how they interact with each other. This information is being used to create sophisticated models which will be used by engineers to better calculate flood risks for different locations.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 2:10 pm