Natural Disasters Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Forecasters warn of heavy snowfall, high winds as blizzard marches to MaritimesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Squamish Chief

    A blizzard from the Eastern U.S. is expected to hit the Maritimes beginning early Tuesday with heavy snow and strong winds that could knock out power and make for treacherous driving conditions. Environment Canada issued a blizzard warning Monday for Prince Edward Island, southeastern New Brunswick and most of Nova Scotia as the storm marched toward the region.

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  2. What to Know About the Historic Storm Slamming the NortheastRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NewsTalk 1530 KFBK

    The busy Northeast corridor was in line for a winter wallop that was predicted to bring up to 2 to 3 feet of snow from northern New Jersey to Maine. Here's what residents of the big cities in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic need to know about the storm: The nor'easter was predicted to strengthen off the southern New England coast.

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  3. Drought monitor says 1.8 million Oklahomans being affectedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The U.S. Drought Monitor says more than 1.8 million Oklahomans are being affected by an ongoing, deepening drought. The Oklahoma Water Resources Board says that in the past month, the percentage of Oklahoma classified as being in exceptional drought has decreased slightly, but more than 60% of the state still remains classified in moderate drought or worse.

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  4. Qld farmers turn to droving to save cattleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABC News

    RN Breakfast's Cathy Van Extel has been on a road trip around south-west Queensland ahead of the state election. She spoke to drought-hit cattle farmers Linda and Tim Sypher, who have been forced by drought to drove nearly 1,000 head of cattle on the Roma Stock Route.

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  5. The 10 worst snowstorms in Northeast US in last 60 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

    In this Jan. 20, 1978 file photo, New York City Mayor Ed Koch, right, accompanied by unidentified aides, steps through snow in queens during a tour of New York, to see first hand the conditions brought about by the city's worst storm of the decade. The National Weather Service was predicting a "potentially historic" storm on par with some of the biggest to ever hit the densely populated northeastern U.S. In 2004, the weather service developed a scale for rating Northeast snowstorms similar to the Fujita and Saffir-Simpson scales used for tornadoes and hurricanes.

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  6. Estes Park hoping RMNP milestone boosts flood-battered economyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Boulder County Business Report

    Monday marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of Rocky Mountain National Park, but the tourist-dependent town of Estes Park at the preserve's eastern gateway has planned centennial-themed events throughout 2015 to aid its businesses' economic recovery from the catastrophic flood of September 2013. "Some of the events will be directly related to the centennial," said Brooke Burnham, communications director for Visit Estes Park, "but we also are incorporating centennial-related elements into our existing annual events."

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  7. Forecast: media will use fear to make snowstorm the End TimeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    The storm hasn't even formed, but already folks living in parts of the northeast from coastal New Jersey to Boston are getting hit hard. Except they're not getting hit by the storm.

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  8. Magnitude 2.9 Earthquake Shakes South Reno AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    The Nevada Seismological Laboratory says a magnitude 2.9 earthquake shook parts of south Reno on Monday afternoon. The quake was centered around Galena High School when it hit just before 2pm.

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  9. Anniversary of 'great Cascadia' coastal quake markedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Monday marked the anniversary of the last major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake that rocked the Pacific Northwest 315 years ago. Scientists predict the next major Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake could strike our state at any time.

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  10. County suspends home purchase program over lava concernsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    Uncertainty over a lava flow in a mostly agricultural region of Hawaii's Big Island has prompted officials to put a hold on a program that allows a county agency to buy homes near a geothermal power plant. Hawaii County's planning department has placed the moratorium on new purchases and auctions of purchased homes in the lower Puna area, the Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported .

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  11. Ap Photos: 10 worst Northeast snowstorms in last 60 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KTVN Reno

    FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2005 file photo, workers clear snow from the the Philadelphia Eagles' home field during a winter storm in preparation for the NFC championship game against the Atlanta Falcons. . FILE - In this Jan. 9 1996 file photo, passenger jets are grounded at the United Airlines terminal at Newark Airport.

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  12. 0214 Life-Changing Vacations: New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Southern Accents

    Jazz music emanates from everywhere: an open window, a car radio, a duo playing violin and guitar in the middle of the road. At first I wonder whether the notes are coming from inside my head, a soundtrack to how I always imagined New Orleans would be.

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  13. Fierce snowstorm descends on densely populated Northeast U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    A crewmember de-ices a Frontier Airlines plane Monday at LaGuardia Airport in New York. More than 5,000 flights in and out of East Coast airports have been canceled as a major snowstorm packing up to three feet of snow barrels down on the region.

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  14. 'Historic' storm set to slam Northeast; airlines cancel flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KWNN-FM Stockton

    That's the message government officials across the Northeast offered residents Monday ahead of what could be a blizzard of historic proportions bearing down on the region. "It is no joke to have people stranded on a highway.

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  15. Monster snowstorm swirls into Northeast U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    Vehicles are seen Monday driving along a street in New York City during the early hours of the snowstorm. People wait for their train platform to be announced at Penn Station while a major snowstorm begins Monday in New York City.

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  16. Project Signing: World Bank provides $375 million support to reduce...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    ... that they would serve as primary schools during the year, and provide safe haven to local community during natural disasters. The shelters will be able to protect people from high wind speeds and storm surges. The shelters will be equipped with ...

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  17. Accused Bomber's Lawyers Say Boston Jury Pool Is Too BiasedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WNED

    A memorial at the site of the first explosion in the Boston Marathon bombing. Defense attorneys say too many people in the potential jury pool have some kind of personal connection to the case.

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  18. Watch the Northeast Blizzard Live on EarthCamRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Boise Weekly

    With much of the Northeast under official blizzard and winter storm warnings from the National Weather Service , tens of millions of people are hurrying to prepare for what officials are calling a "potentially historic" storm set to descend on the region Monday-Tuesday, Jan. 26-27. According to The New York Times , near hurricane-force winds are expected along the coast as upwards of three feet of snow may fall on a 250-mile stretch of the country from New Jersey to Maine.

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  19. What you need to know about the U.S. Northeast snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    WATCH ABOVE: A potentially historic snowstorm could dump up to a metre of snow on a large part of the U.S. Northeast. Jackson Proskow reports.

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  20. Snowstorm threatens to paralyze the crowded Northeast USRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

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