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Meteorological Disasters

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  • 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...
  • Tropical Storm Emily strengthens and starts moving again

    Tropical Storm Emily strengthens and starts moving again
    After coming to a standstill on Tuesday morning, Tropical Storm Emily has resumed its march westward through the Caribbean. It also has strengthened slightly. At 2 p.m., the system was about 215 miles southeast of San Juan, Puerto Rico, moving west at 12...
  • Tropical Storm Alberto emerges in Atlantic

    Tropical Storm Alberto emerges in Atlantic
    With less than two weeks to go before the official start of the hurricane season, the first tropical storm already has formed in the Atlantic. Tropical Storm Alberto emerged seemingly out of nowhere about 140 miles southeast of Charleston, S.C., on...
  • Preparing for a zombie apocalypse? The CDC weighs in

    Preparing for a zombie apocalypse? The CDC weighs in
    Preparing for disasters has always been part of the mission of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, from hurricanes to flu pandemics. It was only a matter of time, then, before they decided to weigh in on another calamity of great concern to...
  • Prospect Patrol, Week 7: Jeff Driskel runs wild to set school rushing record

    You have heard about the rocket arm of Jeff Driskel. The cannon that got him all the praise and high rankings during this past year leading up to his senior season. What most don't know about is his speed. The big guy can motor, and he can also shed...
  • Costa Concordia shipwreck shifts, halting rescue work

     
    Wrecked Italian ship moves halting salvage work; Prosecutors investigate recordings and witnesses...
  • Beware light storm season predictions

     
    Uh-oh. A bunch of hurricane experts have predicted a lighter-than-usual storm season, my colleague Ken Kaye reports. Which probably means this is the year we'll get hit by The Big One. Not to be a cynic or a pessimist, but......
  • An interview with National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward

     
    An extended interview with Jesmyn Ward, whose novel "Salvage the Bones" won the 2011 National Book Award....
  • Superstitious worrier to hurricane chief Bill Read: Don't leave

     
    Uh-oh. National Hurricance Center Director Bill Read has announced that he'll be retiring in June. Ordinarily, I'd wish him goodbye and good luck, because do most people really care who heads a government agency? But I'm the superstitious type, and......
  • Last FEMA trailer leaves New Orleans six years after Katrina

     
    The last FEMA trailer has left New Orleans, closing a brutal chapter in the city’s history more than six years after Hurricane Katrina stormed through the region and the levee system failed....
  • Movie Quote Quiz

     
    Today’s rousing Movie Quote Quiz draws on three themes and from films old and new. Specifically, all these movies contain at least one of these actors or fit into one category. As you’re identifying the movies in the Comments, identify......