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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Galveston Pleasure Pier brings thrill rides back to Texas coast

    Galveston Pleasure Pier brings thrill rides back to Texas coast
    A disaster-prone Texas tourist destination that for more than a century has been an on-again, off-again home to oceanfront amusements will once again lure thrill-seekers with roller coasters, midway games and carnival confections. PHOTOS: New rides at...
  • 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...
  • How to survive a hurricane

    A Sun Sentinel review of more than 200 hurricane-related deaths in Florida from 2004-2005 showed that more people died after storms than during storms. The deadliest activity was cleaning up. Here are some tips for staying safe: 1. Beware of heights....
  • Georgia WR Jontavious Carter commits to Hurricanes

    Wide receiver Jontavious Carter of Crisp County High in Cordele, Ga., has committed to the Miami Hurricanes for the 2012 class. Carter makes pledge No. 8 in new head coach Al Golden’s first full year of recruiting. Carter’s grandmother Donna...
  • Tropical disturbance forms off coast of Central Florida

    Tropical disturbance forms off coast of Central Florida
    A tropical disturbance about 125 miles off the coast of Melbourne was showing signs of organization on Sunday and could help bring heavy rains to Central and South Florida by the afternoon, forecasters said. In its 2 p.m. tropical outlook, the National...
  • Despite Al Golden hiring, Miami pledge Anthony Chickillo still not sure about future

    Despite Al Golden hiring, Miami pledge Anthony Chickillo still not sure about future
    Tampa Alonzo defensive end Anthony Chickillo had heard the University of Miami had narrowed it's football coaching search down to three coaches, but he was informed Sunday night that the next Hurricanes' coach would be Al Golden, who comes in after...
  • Anthony Chickillo likes what he's seen from new Florida coach Will Muschamp

    Anthony Chickillo likes what he's seen from new Florida coach Will Muschamp
    Talk to Anthony Chickillo for just a few minutes about his commitment to the University of Miami, and it's pretty obvious the luster is gone. Chickillo, a 6-foot-3, 240-pound defensive end from Tampa Alonso, is a Hurricane by birth. Long before they...
  • Hurricanes pick up late juco D-tackle Darius Smith for 2011 class

    Hurricanes pick up late juco D-tackle Darius Smith for 2011 class
    Darius Smith has wanted to play at the University of Miami for quite some time. The problem was, Miami also wanted Smith, but not all 370 pounds of him. The defensive tackle at Lackawanna College in Scranton, Pa., however, proved to Hurricanes' coaches...
  • Under Armour All-American notes: SEC gets five of the 8 commitments

    Under Armour All-American notes: SEC gets five of the 8 commitments
    The Red team beat the White team 24-22 during the fourth annual Under Armour All-America Game at Tropicana Field on Wednesday night. Tyler Bertolet of Reading (Pa.) Exeter Township (committed to Texas A&M) kicked a 24-yard game-winning field goal as...
  • 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...