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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Beware light storm season predictions

     
    Uh-oh. A bunch of hurricane experts have predicted a lighter-than-usual storm season, my colleague Ken Kaye reports. Which probably means this is the year we'll get hit by The Big One. Not to be a cynic or a pessimist, but...
  • Superstitious worrier to hurricane chief Bill Read: Don't leave

     
    Uh-oh. National Hurricance Center Director Bill Read has announced that he'll be retiring in June. Ordinarily, I'd wish him goodbye and good luck, because do most people really care who heads a government agency? But I'm the superstitious type, and...

    Katrina plus three: 'Hopeful progress'

     
    by Mark Silva Nearly three years after Hurricane Katrina made landfall on the Gulf Coast, blasting the shore towns of Louisiana and Mississippi and inundating New Orleans, President Bush plans to return to the scene of the storm today. Bush...

    Fay Watch

     
    Everybody's watching Tropical Storm Fay this morning as the big blow heads north across Cuba and draws a bead on South Florida. The center of the forecast track probabilities runs straight up the west coast of Florida. Forecasters have her...

    Fay stalls, drowns Florida

     
    You can say what you want about the way the news media hype tropical systems that never really grow into 'dangerous' hurricanes. But Fay is a good example of why we can't afford to ignore the little storms.Although it never...