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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Raphael Kirby of Stone Mountain (Ga.) picks Hurricanes over Gators

    Raphael Kirby of Stone Mountain (Ga.) picks Hurricanes over Gators
    All roads seemed to be leading to Gainesville for Stephenson High linebacker Raphael Kirby. He enjoyed his visit to the University of Florida. He has a pair of teammates at the Stone Mountain, Ga., school who have already committed to Florida's 2012...
  • Owls upset Hurricanes 7-4, take season series

    Florida Atlantic came into Tuesday's game 9-48 all-time versus No. 15 Miami, but with a chance to take the season series. FAU (31-20) was in control through the first eight innings but had to survive a ninth-inning rally before taking 7-4 win over the...
  • Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

    Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
    Plan to go shopping the last week of May and you will save money.  During Virginia’s annual Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday – May 25-31 – no sales tax will be charged on many supplies used to protect homes and businesses...
  • NOAA: Expect 6 to 10 hurricanes this year

    NOAA:  Expect 6 to 10 hurricanes this year
    It should be a busier than normal tropical season with 12 to 18 named storms, including six to 10 hurricanes, government forecasters said Thursday. They predict three to six of the hurricanes will be major with winds greater than 110 mph. The main...
  • Preparing for a zombie apocalypse? The CDC weighs in

    Preparing for a zombie apocalypse? The CDC weighs in
    Preparing for disasters has always been part of the mission of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from hurricanes to flu pandemics. It was only a matter of time, then, before they decided to weigh in on another calamity of great concern to...
  • Ready for hurricane? Don't forget your pet

    Ready for hurricane? Don't forget your pet
    With hurricane season starting June 1, don't forget to make arrangements for your pet in case of a storm. "People tend to think about people, but your pet needs to be taken care of also," said Lisa Mendheim, spokeswoman for Broward County Animal Care and...
  • Orlando Jones speedster Levonte Kermit Whitfield commits to Miami for 2013

    Orlando Jones speedster Levonte Kermit Whitfield commits to Miami for 2013
    It might be early, but that's not likely going to make any difference for lifelong Miami Hurricanes' fan Levonte 'Kermit' Whitfield, who committed to the 'U' for the 2013 recruiting class. "He was grinning from ear to ear like a kid at Christmas,"...
  • Hurricane readiness sales tax holiday begins Wednesday, May 25

    Hurricane readiness sales tax holiday begins Wednesday, May 25
    Beginning Wednesday, May 25, certain hurricane preparedness items will be exempt from sales tax during a 7-day tax holiday. The following items are exempt from sales tax during the holiday as long as the selling price is $60 or less. Artificial ice,...
  • When a hurricane strikes just break out your spare roof

    When a hurricane strikes just break out your spare roof By Barbara Hijek May 23, 2011 07:06 AMFrom the rich live differently department. Florida's super-rich governor is super-prepared for a hurricane. Gov. Rick Scott, who's worth upwards of $200...
  • Secure important paperwork before hurricane season starts

    Secure important paperwork before hurricane season starts
    With hurricane season starting Wednesday, now is the time to start rounding up important documents for safekeeping, including insurance policies and videos or lists documenting what you own. Cyberspace has made it easier for South Floridians to...
  • Hurricane center monitors Atlantic disturbance; no threat to land

    Hurricane center monitors Atlantic disturbance; no threat to land
    With nine days remaining before the official start of hurricane season, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring a disturbance in the Atlantic 650 miles southeast of Bermuda. For now, the disorganized blob of low pressure doesn't appear to be a threat...