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1 hr ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

1935 Keys hurricane upgraded to strongest on record

The Great Labor Day Hurricane of 1935, which sand-blasted the clothing off people and killed 408 victims in the Keys, has just blown away a longtime storm record.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Tornado, Weather, Islamorada, FL, Miami Dade County, FL

5 hrs ago | MLive.com

Military veteran group lands in Muskegon County offering free storm and flood damage cleanup

A team of military veterans arrived in Muskegon County this week to help victims of recent storm and flood damage.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Muskegon County, MI, Natural Disasters, Life, Veteran Affairs, Flood, Non-Profit

7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Flooding, large hail and a massive tornado

Flooding, large hail and a massive tornado top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history .

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Hailstorm, Weather, Tornado, Michigan, Eaton County, MI

9 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

Flood watch and possible severe storms

We have had two days of nor'easter conditions that brought us very breezy conditions, some minor beach erosion and high tides running about 1 foot above normal.

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Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KTRH-AM Houston

New Hurricane Maps Unveiled For 2014

The 2014 hurricane season is still well over a month away, but federal officials are already planning some new approaches to this year's storm season.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Rhome, TX, Weather, Hurricane Ike, Bolivar Peninsula, TX

Southland Times

Pre-Easter storm causes havoc

Heavy rain and high winds have taken their toll on the Nelson region, bringing down trees, cutting power to thousands of homes and closing roads.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather, Home Gardening, Home, Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Lifestyles

Aiming to end long drought, Westwood takes lead in 1st round of Malaysian Open

Determined to end a two-year title drought, Lee Westwood shot a 7-under 65 Thursday to take the lead at storm-affected Malaysian Open.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Natural Disasters

The Real Deal

Flooding after Hurricane Sandy at the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

In addition to the $42 million in federal funds allotted to business recovery and programs to assist owners of storm-damaged homes , the U.S. government intends to give the Metropolitan Transportation Authority more than $400 million to repair and maintain tunnels damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Transportation, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Railroads, FEMA, US News

Law.com

Judge Blocks Testimony of Appraiser in Dryer Fire Suit

Sketches by late fashion designer Oleg Cassini. Other such drawings and artwork by Cassini were damaged in a fire at his mansion that was allegedly caused by a defective dryer.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Oyster Bay Cove, NY

Business Journal

New hurricane map shows where storm surges could hit Tampa Bay

The National Hurricane Center has worked with meteorologists across the country to create a comprehensive map that shows land vulnerable to storm surges in the event of a hurricane.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Big ships tossed about in Tuesday storm

The Ornak, a Bahamian bulk cargo ship waiting to pick up a load of coal, ran aground Tuesday here, on a night when more than a dozen ships experienced some form of duress as extremely high winds and rain battered Hampton Roads.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Weather, Virginia Beach, VA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS 47

Wet Days Ahead... National Hurricane Conference in Orlando

The First Coast has a mess on its hands the next several days as a very wet, slow moving storm system moves from the Gulf across Fl.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tornado, Weather

WKXW-FM Trenton

Disaster Experts Say Public Needs Hurricane Education

Two of the country's top disaster experts on Wednesday challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane hazards.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, FEMA, US News

CBS 47

Hurricane survey: water's the threat, but most still fear wind

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Despite all the public education, a staggering 84 percent of people surveyed still believe wind, not water,is the greatest threat to their safety, and base their evacuation decisions on wind speed or a storm's category, the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes said this week.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Palm Beach, FL

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

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

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

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

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

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