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Meteorological Disasters

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  • How well will your cell phone work during Hurricane Irene or other potential disaster?

    How well will your cell phone work during Hurricane Irene or other potential disaster?
    Among the biggest questions for cell phone users is how well will my cell phone work during a hurricane or other disaster? Will you have a strong signal? Will the cell phone towers in your neighborhood be able to handle increased traffic that will likely...
  • Hurricane Charley then & now pictures

    Hurricane Charley then & now pictures
  • 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...
  • Donating for hurricane relief? Choose wisely

    Donating for hurricane relief? Choose wisely
    Donate — and don't get scammed If you want to help others in your community affected by a hurricane, you may want to give money to one or more charities. Be sure to check out the organizations before you write a check. Here are some tips for making...
  • Get your boat ready before a storm strikes

    Get your boat ready before a storm strikes
    Preparing your boat No one should ever attempt to ride out a storm in a boat. To protect themselves and their craft, boaters need to plan ahead. That means: •Updating your boat- and car-insurance coverage as soon as possible. Some policies cover...
  • Hurricane season 2012 storm names

    Storm names Alberto, Beryl, Chris, Debby, Ernesto, Florence, Gordon, Helene, Isaac, Joyce, Kirk, Leslie, Michael, Nadine, Oscar, Patty, Rafael, Sandy, Tony, Valerie, William Animated weather radar on your phone Use your smartphone app to see real-time...
  • How to handle hurricanes' utility and service outages

    How to handle hurricanes' utility and service outages
    After a big storm, expect utilities and services to be disrupted. Here's what you need to know: Debris Pile debris as neatly and as close to the street as you can. But if you can't identify it, don't touch it. Keep debris from piling up around utility...
  • Prepare in case you must file a claim with your insurance company

    Prepare in case you must file a claim with your insurance company
    How to file an insurance claim Try to call your insurance agent immediately. Begin making temporary repairs to prevent further damage. Save all receipts. Do not attempt to make permanent repairs until an insurance adjuster has inspected the home. Most...
  • Get trees trimmed weeks before a hurricane hits

    Get trees trimmed weeks before a hurricane hits
    Preparing your trees A hurricane can turn a shade tree from backyard friend to monster. Falling limbs and flying debris from trees often add to injuries and damage during severe storms. Things you can do to lessen the danger: Inspect your trees every...
  • Disturbance weak but might bring rain to Florida; Adrian forms in eastern Pacific

    Disturbance weak but might bring rain to Florida; Adrian forms in eastern Pacific
    For the past week, the disturbance in the Caribbean has been up and down, pulsating in strength and organization. Starting Tuesday and continuing early Wednesday, it was down and appearing less likely to grow into a bona fide tropical system. In its 2...