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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Tropical disturbance forms off coast of Central Florida

    Tropical disturbance forms off coast of Central Florida
    A tropical disturbance about 125 miles off the coast of Melbourne was showing signs of organization on Sunday and could help bring heavy rains to Central and South Florida by the afternoon, forecasters said. In its 2 p.m. tropical outlook, the National...
  • Tropical Storm Bret weakens, not expected to threaten land

    Tropical Storm Bret weakens, not expected to threaten land
    Thanks in part to Tropical Storm Bret, parts of South Florida received a good soaking on Monday. More scattered rain is expected on Tuesday, the National Weather Service said. Other than contributing moisture to South Florida's atmosphere, Bret should...
  • Hurricane prepardedness: Store 72 hours of provisions for after storm strikes

    Personal preparedness is critical. Individuals and families should be ready to take protective actions even before a storm is forecast. FEMA wants the public to make sure it has provisions for at least 72 hours after a storm strikes. This includes food...
  • Dominion Virginia Power: when a hurricane or storm strikes, be prepared

    Dominion Virginia Power is preparing for hurricane season and urging its customers to get ready, too. With meteorologists predicting an active hurricane season, the company is working with state and local authorities and double-checking its inventory...
  • Part 4: Year-round play can lead to burnout if not careful

    Part 4: Year-round play can lead to burnout if not careful
    As the demands on high school athletes to play year-round increases, so does the need for parents and coaches to be aware of the signs of burnout. The symptoms aren't always easy to recognize. And sometimes, the adults are part of the problem. "Maybe...
  • Tropical Storm Cindy wanes; Bret now a depression

    Tropical Storm Cindy wanes; Bret now a depression
    Tropical Storm Cindy lost a little steam late Thursday, with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph. Both Cindy and Tropical Storm Bret are expected to fizzle within the next day or so, as both are aiming into the cold waters of the North Atlantic. At 5 a.m....
  • 'East End Crabbers' under new management

    'East End Crabbers' under new management
    When the Heritage football players go to work in the weight room, there are no earrings or necklaces allowed. Or cell phones or iPods. It's just the kid and the clothes on his back. That's the way it is at Hampton, where Hurricanes coach George "Chubs"...
  • Tropical wave could bring heavy rain to Puerto Rico, Hispaniola

    Tropical wave could bring heavy rain to Puerto Rico, Hispaniola
    A tropical wave near the Leeward Islands could bring heavy rain and gusty winds to the islands and Puerto Rico and Hispaniola on Saturday night into Sunday. However, it has a low chance of becoming a tropical cyclone in the next 48 hours. TROPICAL...
  • Tropical wave in central Caribbean producing only a few showers, thunderstorms

    Tropical wave in central Caribbean producing only a few showers, thunderstorms
    2 p.m. update: The tropical wave over the central Caribbean is producing only a few disorganized showers and thunderstorms. It is moving westward at about 20 mph. It has only a 10 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours....
  • Teel Time: Answers from Beamer, London, Manuel others at ACC Football Kickoff

    Saturday afternoon I posted questions that needed or figured to be asked at the ACC’s annual football kickoff here in Pinehurst. Well, here are the answers. * Virginia cornerback Chase Minnifield on volunteering weekly at Charlottesville’s...
  • Steamy hot in South Florida; tropical wave near Mexico likely to develop

    Steamy hot in South Florida; tropical wave near Mexico likely to develop
    Expect another steamy hot day. Wednesday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the low 90s and heat index readings - or feels-like temperatures - of more than 100 degrees. Lows in the low 80s. There is a 30 percent chance of showers and...