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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Hurricane season getting an early start

    Hurricane season getting an early start
    Hurricane season is off to an early start in the Pacific, but not quite yet in the Atlantic. The season’s first tropical depression has formed in the Eastern Pacific, about 645 miles from the Mexican coast. A low pressure system in the Eastern...
  • Gov. Rick Scott: Odds are against another quiet hurricane season in Florida

    Gov. Rick Scott: Odds are against another quiet hurricane season in Florida
    Don’t let six hurricane-free years in Florida fool you into thinking the upcoming season will be a cakewalk. That was the message from Gov. Rick Scott and other officials at the Governor’s Hurricane Conference in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday....
  • Digital billboards tested, ready for hurricane season

    Digital billboards tested, ready for hurricane season
    For all of you depressed over hurricane season starting in nearly two weeks. We give you the first tropical depression of the year. It’s off the pacific coast of Mexico. It doesn’t look like much of a threat, but if there are threats to the...
  • Orlando Fringe review: 'Nashville Hurricane'

    Orlando Fringe review: 'Nashville Hurricane'
    Chase Padgett had a Fringe breakout hit in 2010 with "Six Guitars," a show that demonstrated his musical ability while he portrayed six different characters. In "Nashville Hurricane," his musical skills are also in the spotlight while he ... portrays...
  • Storms don't always go where forecast

    Storms don't always go where forecast
    It’s one of the biggest challenges for tropical meteorologists: convincing residents to brace for a storm even if it’s not aiming right at them. That’s because hurricanes and tropical storms don’t always go where they’re...
  • Atlantic Storm Could Bring Early Start To Hurricane Season

    Atlantic Storm Could Bring Early Start To Hurricane Season
    MIAMI (Reuters) - A swirling mass of thunderstorms off the South Carolina coast has a 50-percent chance of developing into a tropical depression or a tropical storm and could bring an early start to the Atlantic hurricane season, forecasters said on...
  • First Tropical System Forms Off East Coast

    First Tropical System Forms Off East Coast
    The first Tropical system has formed off the coast of South Carolina. By traditional naming convention with the National Hurricane Center, we begin in the "A"s with Alberto. This is fairly early in the season to see something like this, especially when...
  • Alberto Forecast To Stay Offshore As Tropical Storm Watch Remains

    Alberto Forecast To Stay Offshore As Tropical Storm Watch Remains
    Although Tropical Storm Alberto remained offshore, a swath of coastal South Carolina could experience tropical storm conditions Sunday and Monday, the National Hurricane Center said. Alberto, the first named tropical storm of the 2012 Atlantic...
  • Sales tax holiday for hurricane preparation starts Friday across Virginia

    Sales tax holiday for hurricane preparation starts Friday across Virginia
    In preparation of hurricane season, Virginia is giving consumers a break on sales tax for certain items. Governor McDonnell announced that from May 25-31 is Virginia's Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. According to a news release, shoppers can...
  • NOAA: 4 to 8 hurricanes this season

    NOAA: 4 to 8 hurricanes this season
    Government forecasters are calling for an average or slightly below average storm season, with 9 to 15 named storms, including four to eight hurricanes. They project that one to three of the hurricanes will be major, with winds greater than 110 mph.The...
  • State Hurricane Facts In Advance Of Season Starting June 1

     State Hurricane Facts In Advance Of Season Starting June 1
    If the Great New England Hurricane of 1938 happened in present conditions, it would cost an estimated $38 billion in damage that would be covered by insurance, which says nothing of the overall economic cost. The estimate by AIR Worldwide is included...