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Hurricanes

Study: Climate Change Raises Risks Of Power Outages

Urban dwellers may have more to fear from climate change than they think.

January 2, 2015

Hurricane Cristobal Racing North To Die

By Ken Kaye, Sun Sentinel Now racing north into the Atlantic, Cristobal is expected to fall apart over the next day. The National Hurricane Center continues to monitor three other disturbances, one in the Caribbean, another expected to move off the coast of Africa on Friday, and the third in the northern Gulf of Mexico. […]

August 28, 2014

Quake Hits As Hawaii Braces For Hurricanes

By Maya Srikrishnan, Los Angeles Times As Hawaii braced Thursday for two hurricanes — which would be the first to hit the state in 22 years — a magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook Waimea on the eastern shore of the Big Island, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said some areas […]

August 7, 2014

Hawaii Hunkers Down As Twin Hurricanes Close In

Kihei (United States) (AFP) – Hawaii hunkered down Thursday as a rare pair of hurricanes took aim at the holiday paradise, with the first expected to make landfall within hours. Big Island was expected to see a direct hit from Hurricane Iselle Thursday night, bringing with it strong winds, heavy rain and dangerous storm surges, […]

August 7, 2014

Hawaii Braces For Double Storm Hit

Los Angeles (AFP) – Hawaii on Wednesday braced for a walloping by a rare duo of storms headed for the holiday paradise, with local residents rushing to stock up on water and flashlights. Hurricane Iselle, while predicted to weaken to a tropical storm, was expected to bring strong wind, heavy rains and possibly damaging swells […]

August 6, 2014

NOAA Predicts Somewhat Slower Hurricane Season

By Ken Kaye, Sun Sentinel Government forecasters on Thursday called for a slightly slower than average storm season with eight to 13 named storms, including three to six hurricanes — with one to two of those being major ones. The lukewarm outlook assumes El Nino will arrive by the heart of the season in mid-August. […]

May 22, 2014