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Meteorological Disasters

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  • WeatherBug: 7 to 8 hurricanes this year

    WeatherBug: 7 to 8 hurricanes this year
    The upcoming hurricane season should see above average activity but not as much as last year, according to WeatherBug. In a seasonal outlook released on Wednesday, it predicts 13-14 named storms, including 7-8 hurricanes, will emerge. It calls for four...
  • Academic, Athletic Award Winners

    This corrects Gabrielle Herbosa's information. COSTA MESA HIGH SCHOOL Recipients of the 32nd annual Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards ANGELINE HONG School Activities/Clubs: Virtual Enterprise-Business Plan Team, Academic Decathlon, varsity tennis,...
  • Five ways to prepare your condo and home for hurricane season

    Five ways to prepare your condo and home for hurricane season
    Hard to believe hurricane season is nearly here, which means it is time to get ready for the worst by preparing your condo, home and community for the worst. Five things to consider: Protect your condo and home, but also protect your neighborsÂ’ home:...
  • Hurricane's most lethal danger: Inland flooding

    Hurricane's most lethal danger: Inland flooding
    The most prolific killer in hurricanes and tropical storms isn’t the strong winds, the battering waves or tornadoes but rather inland flooding, accounting for 59 percent of all tropical-system related deaths. About a quarter of those deaths are the...
  • Forecasting hurricane intensity remains a major challenge

    Forecasting hurricane intensity remains a major challenge
    For the past 20 years, the National Hurricane Center has struggled to improve intensity forecasts – and gotten virtually nowhere. For that reason, emergency managers as a rule expect to see storms make landfall a category or even two categories...
  • US in the crosshairs of major hurricanes

    US in the crosshairs of major hurricanes
    The U.S. coastline has never gone six straight years without being struck by a major hurricane, at least not since tropical record-keeping started in 1851. There’s a chance that record might be broken in the upcoming season, as the last major...
  • Hurricane center to experiment with 6 and 7 day forecasts

    Hurricane center to experiment with 6 and 7 day forecasts
    For the first time this year, the National Hurricane Center will attempt to forecast the track of tropical systems six and seven-days in advance. However, the public won’t see those projections. The long-range forecasts will be strictly an in-house...
  • Mostly sunny, warm today

    Mostly sunny, warm today
    Expect a nice day with lots of sun, calm winds and only a small chance of rain. Wednesday's forecast calls for afternoon highs in the mid 80s and evening lows in the low 70s. Thursday should be similar, although a bit warmer. In other news: In honor of...
  • Raphael Kirby of Stone Mountain (Ga.) picks Hurricanes over Gators

    Raphael Kirby of Stone Mountain (Ga.) picks Hurricanes over Gators
    All roads seemed to be leading to Gainesville for Stephenson High linebacker Raphael Kirby. He enjoyed his visit to the University of Florida. He has a pair of teammates at the Stone Mountain, Ga., school who have already committed to Florida's 2012...
  • Owls upset Hurricanes 7-4, take season series

    Florida Atlantic came into Tuesday's game 9-48 all-time versus No. 15 Miami, but with a chance to take the season series. FAU (31-20) was in control through the first eight innings but had to survive a ninth-inning rally before taking 7-4 win over the...
  • Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

    Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday
    Plan to go shopping the last week of May and you will save money.  During Virginia’s annual Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday – May 25-31 – no sales tax will be charged on many supplies used to protect homes and businesses...