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Tornado Shelters Face Dilemma With Pet Lovers

Jerry Starr thought he was taking the safe approach when a twister was reported heading toward his suburban neighborhood outside Oklahoma City last May. He grabbed his teenage daughter Dyonna and his dog and drove to the local City Hall, which serves as a public storm shelter.


Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Del City, OK

Thu Apr 24, 2014

Free Republic

Forecasters Are Already Predicting a Massive Tornado Outbreak This Weekend

Spring 2014 has been a quiet tornado season thus far, but that's about to change this weekend, if the predicted forecasts that meteorologists are looking at hold true.


Related Topix: Texas, Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters

NYU Langone Opens Emergency Room for First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

NYU Langone Medical Center opened a brand-new emergency department this week, after the hospital's former ER was flooded and forced to close following Hurricane Sandy.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Family, Kids

Hurricane Sandy relief concert raises $21,000 for Staten Island storm victims

The Hurricane Sandy relief concert put on in March by Educational Performance Tours and the Joseph Maffeo Foundation raised $21,000 dollars for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Science Daily

Odds of storm waters overflowing Manhattan seawall up 20-fold

Maximum water levels in New York harbor during major storms have risen by nearly two and a half feet since the mid-1800s, making the chances of water overtopping the Manhattan seawall now at least 20 times greater than they were 170 years ago, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Portland State University, Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Buckingham Today

Storm in an eggcup for the Easter bunnies?

Thunder, lightning and torrential rain didn't dampen spirits at an egg hunt in Mixbury on Easter Monday organised by the Relay For Life team, Midnight Runners, which raised 442 for Cancer Research UK.


Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather


Atlantic Hurricanes and El Nino [Greg Laden's Blog]

The chance of an El Nino event happening this year seems to go up every few days , with most, perhaps all, climate models suggesting that El Nino will form this Summer or Fall.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tornado

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Greenwich Citizen

Uber Just Responded To The New York Attorney General's Surge Pricing Investigation

On-demand car service startup Uber has received a lot of flack in New York City for its notorious surge pricing.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Staten Island awarded an extra $3 million for Hurricane Sandy recovery

As part of the NY Rising project, Staten Island was awarded an extra $3 million -- added to the already allocated $25 million -- to fund projects to help rebuild the Island's battered shoreline and construct preventative infrastructure post Hurricane Sandy.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Albany, NY

The Huffington Post

A Tale of Two States: Hurricane Sandy's Toll on Voting

While New Jersey and New York continue to rebuild after Hurricane Sandy, there are still many lessons to be learned from the disaster.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate, Chris Christie, US Governors, Andrew Cuomo

Business Journal

Gwinnett woman pleads guilty to taking federal hurricane funds

A Lawrenceville woman has pleaded guilty to fraudulently taking federal disaster relief funds intended for victims of Hurricane Ike in 2008, reports Gwinnett Daily Post.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Ike


Florida Senator holds Miami Beach hearing on rising sea level

Climate change is already impacting south Florida coastal communities, which could see a three-foot rise in sea level by the end of the century, a panel of officials and scientists testified at a Senate hearing on Miami Beach on Tuesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Florida, Science / Technology, Space, Broward County, FL, Weather, Hurricane Sandy


Officials to roll out Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map

When Hurricane Ike arrived in Southeast Texas in September 2008, it was a category two storm with winds peaking at 110 mph at landfall near Galveston.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane Ike, Caplen, TX

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Times Recorder

Expedition of Ohioans sailing to recover sunken gold

An expedition is heading out this week to recover the remaining gold from a sunken 19th-century steamship that yielded an estimated $50 million a quarter century ago before legal challenges shut down the recovery.


Related Topix: Ohio, Natural Disasters

The Island Packet

Expedition sailing to recover sunken gold off SC coast

A remotely operated submersible used to recover artifacts beneath the ocean sits on the deck of the Odyssey Explorer in North Charleston, S.C., on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, North Charleston, SC, Natural Disasters, Isle of Palms, SC


Hurricane Sandy Victims Highlight Main Street Lending Shortfalls

The Small Business Administration approved $468 million in disaster loans to New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut businesses in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Banking, Financial Services, Federal Reserve Bank of New York


Volunteers needed for hurricane/disaster preparedness

The VRC is a room set up and staffed to intake and match volunteer skills with unmet needs in the community in the event of disaster.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters


DOL: More Help Available for Hurricane Sandy Recovery

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued the following news release, dated April 21. To access it on the agency's website, click HERE National Emergency Grant supplemental award to assist New Jersey with completing cleanup and recovery efforts in the wake of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy

Alabama Live

Mobile-developed proteins in space; hurricane-resistant show home to debut 6 weeks ahead...

U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, makes a point during a town hall meeting in Grand Bay, Ala., on Monday, March 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Mobile, AL, Science / Technology, Space, Natural Disasters, Grand Bay, AL, University of South Alabama


Rubin Carter, subject of Bob Dylan's 'Hurricane', dies aged 76

Carter, who had prostate cancer, died in his sleep at home in Toronto, aged 76. The news was confirmed by his friend and former co-defendant John Artis, reports BBC News .


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Prison