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2 hrs ago | Patch.com

Expect 'Less Active' 2014 Hurricane Season, Researchers Say

The official start of hurricane season is less than two months away, on June 1. Although there were no hurricanes in 2013, Northern Virginia has gotten walloped in the past.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, North Carolina, North Carolina State University

2 hrs ago | SILive.com

Mayor Bill de Blasio to announce 'major changes' to city's Hurricane Sandy response tomorrow

Last week the mayor's office said he'd release the report Thursday during an event - and while there's no official word on where that event will be held, it seems likely it will be on Staten Island.

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

5 hrs ago | WPBF

What are the chances local counties will get hit with a hurricane this year?

Cris Martinez says the likelihood of a direct-landfall storm reaching Palm Beach County is 3.6 percent this hurricane season.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Palm Beach County, FL

7 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

Flooding forces road closures on Wednesday morning

I'M SUZANNE ROANTREE FOR 95.7 WZID. THANKS. WITH HEAVY RAINS ADDING TO MELTING SNOW, FLOOD WATERS ARE RISING ACROSS PARTS OF THE STATE WITH SEVERAL ROADS CLOSED BECAUSE OF HIGH WATER, PARTICULARLY UP IN THE COLEBROOK AREA.

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Related Topix: Holderness, NH, Weather, Hurricane Irene

11 hrs ago | Morristown Green

Life after Hurricane Sandy: One family's story as Sandy Relief continues

A year and a half ago, Superstorm Sandy damaged or destroyed over 346,000 homes in New Jersey - 22,000 were declared uninhabitable.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Union Beach, NJ

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bradenton.com

Predictions for a quiet hurricane season, plus apologies

For some forecasters gathered for the National Hurricane Center's annual conference this week, last season proved a painful reminder of just how tricky their jobs can be.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Colorado State University, Meteorology, Science, Tornado, Florida

The Orlando Sentinel

Florida has hurricane lull before the storm, expert says

Florida's last hurricane was Wilma in 2005, which also was the last major storm a Category 3 or stronger to hit U.S. shoreline.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Florida, Miami Dade County, FL

AlertNet

New hurricane forecast maps to show flood risk from storm surge

When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded and broadcast-ready maps to graphically show the potential for flooding from storm surges.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, The National, Entertainment, Television, Weather, Hurricane Ike, Galveston, TX

Greenwich Citizen

Storm surge risks get their own graphics, warnings

Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, speaks about new color-coded maps that will help coastal residents understand the dangers of storm surge during the upcoming storm season at the 2014 National Hurricane Conference, Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Orlando, Fla.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Orlando, FL

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Winter storm watches for northern Wisconsin throug...

Six to 12 inches of heavy wet snow are in the forecast in the far northwest from Superior to Bayfield -- 6 to 10 inches in the Park Falls region -- 7 to 11 inches from Minocqua to Florence -- and 4 to 8 inches from Barron and Ladysmith northward.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin, Tornado, Winter, WI, Natural Disasters, Superior, WI, Bayfield, WI

MLive.com

Less than 1,000 Muskegon County residences remain without power since storm

Less than a thousand Consumers Energy customers in Muskegon County remained without power Tuesday morning, April 15, following the Saturday wind storm that knocked down power lines and trees.

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Related Topix: Muskegon County, MI, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Energy, Consumers Energy, Muskegon, MI

Sys-Con Media

Most Americans incorrectly believe wind speeds determine hurricane evacuation

The survey found that a vast majority of Americans, 84 percent, mistakenly base their life or death evacuation decisions on the hurricane category and/or wind speed.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Non-Profit, Tornado, Weather, Hurricane Ike

Yahoo!

Ita destroyed 90 per cent of sugar cane

"It's too early to just make a blanket statement to say industry x needs this and industry y needs that," he told reporters in Cairns on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Oceania,

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Duly Noted: New Jersey towns tighten film production rules in response to reality-TV boom

Bloomberg's Richard Falkenrath looks at questions over what the NSA knew about the heartbleed bug and whether they gathered information from the flaw on Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg Surveillance."

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Middletown, NJ, Asbury Park, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

Sun Journal

Early forecast predicts quiet 2014 hurricane season

A below-average hurricane season is being predicted, but that does not mean area residents should be any less prepared for the possibility.

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Related Topix: Colorado State University, Natural Disasters, Tornado

The Orlando Sentinel

Hurricane forecasters will map potential storm surge

Starting this year, national hurricane forecasters will issue maps showing where there's potential for storm-driven seawater to charge miles inland to flood streets, knock down homes and kill people.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tornado, Flood, Weather, Indian River County, FL

MLive.com

Radar images capture West Michigan's severe thunderstorms' intensity, heavy rains

At least two back-to-back severe thunderstorms were responsible for damaging roofs and knocking down trees and power lines Saturday across West Michigan.

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Related Topix: Weather, Michigan, Newaygo, MI, Tornado, Natural Disasters

WDSU-TV New Orleans

Margaret Orr: National Hurricane Center to use smaller forecast cone

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WWL-TV New Orleans

Hurricane recovery still slow in Lower 9th Ward

There were fresh vegetables and fruit for sale, and a festival atmosphere as Burnell Cotlon opened Galvez Goodies, the snow-ball stand where he also hopes to sell cooked meals soon.

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The Town Talk

Beads & Boos: Hurricane forecast is welcome, but stay prepared

BEADS: To a forecast that calls for a comparatively "quiet" hurricane season this year in the Atlantic Basin.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Colorado State University, Meteorology, Science

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Freeze Warning for Loudoun County was issued at April 16 at 1:36PM EDT

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