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Meteorological Disasters

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Animation: Bad year for hurricanes depends on the Bermuda High

    <b>Animation: </b>Bad year for hurricanes depends on the Bermuda High