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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Gov. Nixon declares state of emergency, urges no travel if possible

    Gov. Nixon declares state of emergency, urges no travel if possible
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor on Thursday declared a state of emergency in Missouri in response to severe winter weather that began early in the morning, bringing hazardous travel and the possibility of power outages. The weather system has...
  • Review: 'Storm Kings' by Lee Sandlin

    Review: 'Storm Kings' by Lee Sandlin
    Walking the dog last week I saw a buzzard eating a possum. And, just as when I'd previously seen dramatic rainbows, dazzling lightning storms, or a distant funnel cloud, I processed it through my media experiences. This looks just like it does in a movie!...
  • What we know: Colorado's floods, by the numbers

    Wretched weather continued to hamper rescue efforts in Colorado on Sunday as officials released damage estimates illustrating the magnitude of the disaster. By the numbers, here's some analysis of what we know about Colorado's floods, along with what we...
  • Some good news in Colorado: Number of missing falls sharply

    After a day of “intense and comprehensive” work by detectives, the number of Colorado residents unaccounted for in flood-damaged communities fell sharply, state officials said. The Colorado Office of Emergency Management reports that 201...
  • Tornado watch issued for all of South Florida

    Tornado watch issued for all of South Florida
    A tornado watch has been issued for all of South Florida through 8 p.m. The severe thunderstorm warning for central Broward County has been canceled. Friday also could see nasty weather, courtesy of an approaching cold front. Storms could produce...
  • Navy hospital ship Mercy ordered to be ready to deploy to Philippines

    Navy hospital ship Mercy ordered to be ready to deploy to Philippines
    The Navy has ordered the San Diego-based hospital ship Mercy to prepare for possible deployment to the Philippines to assist in disaster relief operations. If the order to deploy is issued in the next few days, the Mercy would arrive in the...
  • Tornado tally raised to at least 16

    Tornado tally raised to at least 16
    After spending a day in the field, meteorologists for the National Weather Service have determined that at least 16 tornadoes struck Illinois and northwest Indiana on Sunday, as Gov. Pat Quinn declared six more counties as state disaster areas,...
  • Disasters, heat caused $48M in damage, 5 deaths in Md. in 2012

    Disasters, heat caused $48M in damage, 5 deaths in Md. in 2012
    Weather disasters including tornadoes, the derecho storm and Hurricane Sandy caused at least $48 million in property and crop damages in Maryland last year, the costliest since 2003, according to data released Thursday. Five people also died from...
  • FactFinder 12: EAS message interrupts weather coverage

    FactFinder 12: EAS message interrupts weather coverage
    KWCH-TV viewers across Kansas were glued to Storm Team 12 coverage of the severe weather that brought tornadoes to the Great Plains Sunday. - Click here for Storm Shots But just as the storms were bearing down on Wichita, some digital cable viewers...
  • 46 Kansas counties qualify for federal disaster aid

    46 Kansas counties qualify for federal disaster aid
    (AP) - Kansas officials say President Barack Obama has issued a federal disaster declaration for 46 counties hit by severe storms, high winds, tornadoes and floods from July 22 to Aug. 22.   Tuesday's declaration allows the counties to apply for federal...
  • Five questions to ponder on the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

    A year ago, Superstorm Sandy rushed ashore in New Jersey and created a path of destruction. As the nation remembers the first anniversary of the deadliest and most costly storm of the 2012 season, here are five questions worth pondering: 1.    Was Sandy...