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Websites, apps to help you through hurricane season
Orlando Sentinel (blog)
Social media, mobile applications and the Internet served as lifelines to millions of residents in the U.S. Northeast in 2012 when superstorm Sandy knocked out power and most other lines of communication. As hurricane season 2013 approaches, here is a …
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Posted on 20 May 2013 | 6:14 pm
Hurricane Season: Potential Flooding, Power Outages On Tap This Summer
Although summer doesn't officially begin until late June, Dominion Virginia Power is telling customers now that it's prepared for the June 1 start of hurricane season and urging customers to do the same. National Hurricane Preparedness Week begins next …
FPL urges customers to make storm season preparations nowPR Newswire (press release)
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Posted on 20 May 2013 | 6:01 pm
Northern Power Systems Turbines Weather the Challenge of Hurricane-Speed … – Marketwire (press release)
Northern Power Systems Turbines Weather the Challenge of Hurricane-Speed …
Marketwire (press release)
BARRE, VT–(Marketwired – May 20, 2013) – With turbines operating in extreme wind regimes such as the Caribbean and northern Scotland, Northern Power Systems today announced that its fleet of gearless turbines that experience hurricane-speed winds …
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Posted on 20 May 2013 | 5:42 pm
Hurricane tax free shopping event happens this weekend
This Saturday and Sunday, shoppers can take advantage of the Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday and save a little money while stocking up on supplies. Shoppers picking up things like portable generators, flashlights and batteries will …
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Posted on 20 May 2013 | 3:49 pm
Rhode Island beaches rush to finish Hurricane Sandy repairs before summer
Sandy — the second most costly hurricane in U.S. history — pounded Rhode Island's southern beaches with waves that punched through seawalls, flooded homes and businesses and carried thousands of tons of sand inland to choke buildings and streets in …
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Posted on 20 May 2013 | 3:30 pm
Karen Clark's New Program Creates Realistic Hurricane Tracks, Loss Estimates
Just in time for the 2013 hurricane season, Karen Clark & Co. (KCC), a catastrophe risk and modeling firm, has released a scientific tool for creating hurricane tracks and wind speeds. Named WindfieldBuilder, the tool enables property/casualty …
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Posted on 20 May 2013 | 3:16 pm
WDSU New Orleans
Time to stock up on hurricane items
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Louisiana law spares those shopping for hurricane-related purchases from paying the state's 4 percent sales tax on the first $1,500 in purchases of such items as portable generators, storm shutter devices and smaller items, such as portable light …
State sales tax removed on hurricane prep items this weekendWDSU New Orleans
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Posted on 20 May 2013 | 12:18 pm
New York Post
Queens councilman calls for database to follow Hurricane Sandy relief money
The database would also track information about jobs created by Hurricane Sandy — including the salaries of workers on Sandy projects, the ZIP codes where the workers live, and whether any recipient of Sandy funding had been found guilty of federal …
Brushing off SandyNew York Post
Islands in the Storm: Oakwood Beach — A win-win situationWicked Local
Fed Sandy aid ready to flow to RockawaysTimesLedger
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Posted on 20 May 2013 | 11:40 am
Are we ready for hurricane season?
The official hurricane season is June 1 through Nov. 30, and every year there are named storms and predictions. Each of us has a personal responsibility to have our homes and businesses prepared. Disasters can hit the economy hard and with tourism …
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 4:31 am
Hurricane season comes with plan for better forecast
With hurricane season less than two weeks away and a very active season predicted by meteorologists, thoughts are on what happened last year, when a tropical cyclone named Sandy raced north from the Caribbean, hung a sharp left off the Mid-Atlantic …
Meteorologists predict busy hurricane seasonFoster’s Daily Democrat
Experts Anticipate "Active" Hurricane SeasonCruise Critic
Atlantic Coast tourism leaders worry about the coming hurricane seasonSkift
The National Law Review -Liberty Vindicator -Orlando Sentinel
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Posted on 19 May 2013 | 9:38 pm
Hurricane – Yahoo! News Search Results
With turbines operating in extreme wind regimes such as the Caribbean and northern Scotland, Northern Power Systems today announced that its fleet of gearless turbines that experience hurricane-speed winds …
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 5:39 pm
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) – Shoppers can prepare for the hurricane season while saving some pennies during the Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. The 2013 sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. May 25 and ends at 11:59 p.m. May 26. Louisiana law spares those shopping for hurricane-related purchases from paying the state's 4 percent sales tax on the first $1,500 in purchases of such …
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 3:41 pm
Hurricane season officially begins on June 1st, which makes a reader's story about a bill that fell through the cracks during a natural disaster all the more timely.
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 1:00 pm
Hurricane Lay is coming to Brevard County. But don’t fret, it’s just a drill. The county’s Office of
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 12:53 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Putnam County is becoming a hotbed of high school softball.Both of this years participants from the Kanawha Valley in the state tournament – Buffalo and Hurricane – hail from the county with just four high schools. The Bison, the two-t…
Posted on 20 May 2013 | 3:01 am
The National Weather Service plans computer upgrades with funding it got as a result of the storm.
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 9:35 pm
Wanda A. Ramirez will speak about her book “Hurricane Tsunamis: Hurricane Betsy 1965, Hurricane Katrina 2005” on May 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Covington Branch Library, 310 West 21st Ave. Ramirez will recount her experiences during both…
Posted on 19 May 2013 | 2:45 pm
Members of the 403rd Wing of the Air Force Reserve 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron are on St. Croix getting equipment and supplies in place and at the ready for what experts predict will be a busy hurricane season.
Posted on 18 May 2013 | 10:08 pm
Hurricane Season begins in two weeks, and even though it's been seven years since a hurricane hit the Sunshine State, state officials are gearing up for what's expected to be a busy hurricane season.
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 8:54 pm
FRANKLIN — A warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service predicts an active tropical storm and Atlantic hurricane season for 2013.
Posted on 17 May 2013 | 7:17 pm
ScienceDaily: Hurricane and Cyclone News
Given a legitimate need to protect Earth from the most intense forms of space weather — great bursts of electromagnetic energy and particles that can sometimes stream from the sun — some people worry that a gigantic “killer solar flare” could hurl enough energy to destroy Earth, but this is not actually possible.
Posted on 14 May 2013 | 12:35 pm
Hawaii, fortunately, has been largely free from hurricanes, only two having made landfall in more than 30 years. Now a new study shows that Hawaii could see a two-to-three-fold increase in tropical cyclones by the last quarter of this century.
Posted on 5 May 2013 | 6:59 pm
Researchers have developed a new metric to measure seasonal Atlantic tropical cyclone activity that focuses on the size of storms in addition to the duration and intensity, a measure that may prove important when considering a hurricane’s potential for death and destruction. Just ask the survivors of Hurricane Sandy.
Posted on 25 April 2013 | 1:12 pm
When superstorm Sandy turned and took aim at New York City and Long Island last October, ocean waves hitting each other and the shore rattled the seafloor and much of the United States – shaking detected by seismometers across the country, researchers found.
Posted on 19 April 2013 | 1:39 am
How much worse will the frequency of extreme storm surges get as temperatures rise in the future? How many extreme storm surges like that from Hurricane Katrina, which hit the U.S. coast in 2005, will there be as a result of global warming? New research shows that there will be a tenfold increase in frequency if the climate becomes two degrees Celsius warmer.
Posted on 18 March 2013 | 7:15 pm
The upheaval caused by Hurricane Katrina seems to have disrupted the usual timing of heart attacks, shifting peak frequency from weekday mornings to weekend nights, in a change in pattern that persisted a full five years after the storm, according to new research.
Posted on 7 March 2013 | 5:44 pm
New Orleans residents continue to face a three-fold increased risk of heart attack post-Katrina — a trend that has remained unchanged since the storm hit in 2005, according to new research.
Posted on 7 March 2013 | 5:42 pm
Researchers have shown that the severe loss of summertime Arctic sea ice – attributed to greenhouse warming – appears to increase the frequency of atmospheric blocking events like the one that steered Hurricane Sandy into the US Northeast.
Posted on 5 March 2013 | 7:51 pm
Late last October, one of the most destructive storms ever to hit the United States bashed the beaches of Brevard County in Florida, including the shoreline of NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. Scientists are assessing damage along a 1.2 mile stretch of shoreline near Launch Pads 39A and B and developing restoration plans.
Posted on 25 February 2013 | 11:59 pm
In New Jersey, along Hurricane Sandy’s path of destruction, engineers are using infrared and ultraviolet imaging technology and acoustic emission testing combined with low-altitude aircraft photography to generate detailed maps for recovery workers to triage their efforts.
Posted on 31 January 2013 | 5:06 pm