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Meteorological Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 3 steps to prepare for the next disaster

    As a "sudden wealth" financial planner, I take great pride in helping others determine where they are going and how to get there. I consider myself an eternal optimist. In my mind, the glass is not half empty or half full -- it is well on its way to...
  • 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...
  • President Obama declares disaster declaration for Missouri; includes several Ozarks counties

    JEFFERSON CITY –  Missouri Governor Jay Nixon today announced President Obama has approved his request for a major disaster declaration for Missouri as a result of the severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes and prolonged flooding that...
  • Lehigh Co. emergency management director retiring

     
    Tom Nervine, Lehigh County's director of emergency services, announced today that he plans to retire next month. Nervine, according to a county news release, has helmed the emergency management department since 2005. He's often thrust into the spotlight...
  • 5 things Obama needs to win Florida (or that Republicans must counter)

    5 things Obama needs to win Florida (or that Republicans must counter)
    With 29 electoral votes, Florida is the most glittering prize in this year's presidential election. Without a win in the nation's biggest swing state, it's hard to come up with a scenario that keeps Barack Obama in the White House. Since 1960, only one...
  • Three hurricane preparation tips, can you beat them?

    Three hurricane preparation tips, can you beat them?
    Getting ready for hurricane can be fun if you apply your creativity, experience and word-of-mouth tips. Think of it as taking on Mother Nature's worst, and winning. Here are three preparation tips passed on by local readers and retailers: 1. Keep a...
  • 3 ways to protect financial records during a hurricane

    3 ways to protect financial records during a hurricane
    A new hurricane season has already started and South Floridians need to plan how to safeguard their valuables -- including financial documents and tax records. Mike Dobzinski, the Plantation spokesman for the Internal Revenue Services gives a trio of ...
  • Save money by limiting freezer food during hurricane season

    Save money by limiting freezer food during hurricane season
    Here's one South Florida money-saving tip: Save up to hundreds of dollars by not stocking up on frozen foods until after the hurricane season. A prolonged power outage after a storm could cost you plenty in spoiled freezer food. Just ask the South...
  • Avoid the frozen food section -- until after hurricane season

    Avoid the frozen food section -- until after hurricane season
    Tropical Storm Emily reminds us: Save up to hundreds of dollars by not stocking up on frozen foods until after the hurricane season. A prolonged power outage after a storm could cost you plenty in spoiled freezer food, said Marilyn Gordon, a...