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Meteorological Disasters

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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Flood advisory issued for Broward, Miami-Dade

    Flood advisory issued for Broward, Miami-Dade
    An urban flood advisory issued for Broward and Miami-Dade counties until 8:30 p.m. on Friday has been canceled.But all is not sunny: Expect a cloudy wet weekend. Because of that disturbance in the Gulf, portions of south Florida can expect 4 to 6 inches...
  • 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...
  • Buy hurricane shutters now while available -- not all stores carry them

    Buy hurricane shutters now while available -- not all stores carry them
    You may want to buy shutters now to prepare for the hurricane season -- if you can find them. Not all stores stock them especially since South Florida hasn't had a serious  threat after Hurricane Wilma in 2005. Some chain stores, for example, may have...
  • No break in heat; good chance of storms

    No break in heat; good chance of storms
    As previously noted, Miami has been sweating through a record string of days with 90-degree plus temperatures. Doesn't look like the streak will end anytime soon. Tuesday's forecast for Miami and the rest of South Florida: Partly sunny with highs in the...
  • Animation: Bad year for hurricanes depends on the Bermuda High

    <b>Animation: </b>Bad year for hurricanes depends on the Bermuda High
  • Local Songs: Freedom of choice

    Sometimes, life is grand. We accomplish our goals, are in happy relationships and love our jobs. Other times, life is complicated and takes a tremendous amount of effort not to become overwhelmed. That’s when we dream of running away from all that&...