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37 min ago | The Washington Post

Video: Molten hot tornado whips across Iceland lava field

What's more frightening than an explosion of molten hot lava? An explosion of molten hot lava whipped into the air by a tornado. For weeks now, the Holuhraun lava field in Iceland has put on a show as the Bardarbunga volcano began erupting on August 29. Since then, photos of oozing lava and geysers of molten rock have wowed both scientists and curious spectators.


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3 hrs ago |

A swarm of tornadoes, floundering ships and dead cows

A swarm of tornadoes , floundering ships and dead cows top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history . From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 16. 1886 - A swarm of tornadoes hits southern Lower Michigan from late morning into the early afternoon.


Related Topix: Michigan, Weather, Kalamazoo, MI, Natural Disasters, Brighton, MI, Erie, MI

5 hrs ago | National Hurricane Center

Tropical Storm ODILE Graphics

This graphic shows an approximate representation of coastal areas under a hurricane warning , hurricane watch , tropical storm warning and tropical storm watch . The orange circle indicates the current position of the center of the tropical cyclone.


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Mon Sep 15, 2014

USA Today

Tuesday's forecast: Lovely September weather

Tuesday's forecast: Lovely September weather Lovely September weather will rule much of the Northeast and Midwest Tuesday while more rain pelts the southern tier. Check out this story on The national weather forecast for Tuesday, September 16 calls for lots of rain showers and storms from Dallas to Atlanta and along the Gulf Coast.


Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Odile, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, USA Today, Publishing, Media

The Baltimore Sun

Strong typhoon disrupts business as it sweeps past Hong Kong

Hong Kong was hit with strong winds and heavy rain on Tuesday after the No. 8 storm signal was hoisted and expected to disrupt business across the financial hub, with the stock market likely to stay closed for at least part of the morning.


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Alabama Live

Featuring 'iconic' tornado-like spiral staircase, SWIRLL at UAH ready for storms

SWIRLL - the Severe Weather Institute & Radar Lightning Laboratory at the University of Alabama in Huntsville - was toured by university officials on Monday as well as members of the UA System Board of Trustees. HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Construction is almost complete on a new $7 million SWIRLL facility on the UAH campus that will bring new advances to severe weather research.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, University of Alabama, Huntsville, AL, Robert Bentley, US Governors

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

FMPD officer who wheeled man to safety honored

Officer Gilberto Benitez has been named the East Fort Myers Rotary Officer of the Month for August 2014. Officer Benitez was selected for his courageous efforts to assist a man in a wheelchair who was stranded during a violent thunderstorm.


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Science Daily

New way to predict hurricane strength, destruction

A new study demonstrates a different way of projecting a hurricane's strength and intensity that could give the public a better idea of a storm's potential for destruction. A new study by Florida State University researchers demonstrates a different way of projecting a hurricane's strength and intensity that could give the public a better idea of a storm's potential for destruction.


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News of our Past: New high school, Pleasant Valley, has cornerstone placed

J.H. Sawtell grocery store is shown circa 1890. It was on Broadway between Second and Third streets.


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Christian Science Monitor

Riding out Hurricane Odile in Cabo San Lucas

Residents and tourists hunkered down in shelters and hotel conference rooms overnight as a powerful and sprawling Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja California peninsula. The area is home to gleaming megaresorts, tiny fishing communities and low-lying neighborhoods of flimsy homes.


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WGAL-TV Lancaster

Chilly Nights, Cool & Dry Days Ahead

News 8 Storm Team Meteorologist Ethan Huston has the forecast featuring unseasonably cool shots of Canadian air. Rain chances return late Monday night.


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Kinston Free Press

Officials, residents take a look back at Hurricane Floyd

In 1999, Hurricane Floyd ripped through Jones County, devastating the area in its wake. Fifteen years later, current and former county officials, along with residents, look back at what was a turbulent time for the region.


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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Palm Beach Daily News

Weather Matters: Edouard forecast to become first major Atlantic hurricane since Sandy

Edouard became the fourth hurricane of the Atlantic season at 11 a.m., and forecasters at the National Hurricane Center predicted it would become the first major hurricane with winds of 120 mph by Tuesday.


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Tampa Bay Newspapers

Hurricane Edouard stays over open water

Hurricane Edouard moves northwest in the eastern Atlantic Sunday afternoon. The National Hurricane Center predicts that it will become the season's first major storm Monday night or Tuesday.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Edouard, Natural Disasters, Hurricane Arthur, Hurricane Bertha


Powerful Typhoon Kalmaegi hits northern...

Typhoon Kalmaegi slammed into the northern Philippines on Sunday, causing flash floods and widespread heavy rains as communities braced for landslides and possible storm surges. Tropical Storm Kalmaegi was packing winds of 160 kilometres per hour as it approached the Philippines, meteorologists say The typhoon, packing winds of 160 kilometres per hour, struck the town of Divilacan on the northeastern coast around sundown and moved westward across the main island of Luzon, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.


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Thanh Nein News

Vietnam on alert as typhoon Kalmaegi sweeping into East Sea

Typhoon Kalmaegi is heading towards the East Sea and expected to cause strong wind and rough seas after sweeping through the Philippines, meteorologists have warned. According to Vietnam's National Center for Hydro-meteorological Forecast, the typhoon has strengthened since Saturday and was located at about 120 kilometers east of Luzon Island at 1 p.m. Sunday.


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Stronger Hurricane Odile aims at Mexico's Baja

Rapidly strengthening Hurricane Odile further intensified before dawn Sunday and was swirling over the Pacific as a major storm toward an expected close brush with the southern portion of Mexico's Baja California peninsula by nightfall. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Odile became a powerful Category 4 hurricane before dawn Sunday.


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Sunken ferry update: 3 dead, 110 rescued; undetermined number still missing

Coast Guard authorities here cannot how many passengers were actually on board the ill-fated ship MV Maharlika which sank off Pintuyan town in Southern Leyte Saturday night, September 13. Capt. Joseph Coyme, Deputy District Commander for Nothern Mindanao of the Philippines Coast Guard, said that as of 11 a.m. Sunday, three persons had been confirmed dead while 110 were rescued.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Southeast Asia, Philippines, World News, Hurricane, Natural Disasters

Sat Sep 13, 2014

NBC2 News

Forecast: Scattered storms this afternoon

Scattered thunderstorms are expected this afternoon. Though the region should be rather quiet through the early half of the day, after lunchtime the risk for scattered rain increases.


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Flood prone villages prepare for - Luis'

Rain and strong winds unleashed in Bantayan as side effects of Typhoon Luis prompted Mayor Ian Christopher Escario to warn fishermen Saturday not to go out to sea. "Sukad adtong Yolanda maminaw na man sila ," said the mayor's executive assistant Marlon Pacana.


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