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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Tropical Storm Gert to brush Bermuda

    Tropical Storm Gert to brush Bermuda
    Tropical Storm Gert is expected to brush Bermuda with gusty winds and up to 3 inches of rain on Monday. But the small ocean nation should escape the worst of it, as the storm is projected to pass to the east of Bermuda. Gert's nastiest weather is to...
  • Tropical Storm Gert spares Bermuda

    Tropical Storm Gert spares Bermuda
    Tropical Storm Gert's core has passed to the east of Bermuda, sparing the small island nation from any severe weather, the National Hurricane Center said. At 5 p.m. on Monday, Gert was 135 miles northeast of Bermuda, moving northeast at 14 mph with...
  • Teel Time: Assessing Miami football scandal and its impact on Hokies, UVa

    Teel Time: Assessing Miami football scandal and its impact on Hokies, UVa
    In 1995, the NCAA banned Miami’s football program from postseason for one year and slashed the Hurricanes’ scholarship allotment by 31 over three years. Guilty of Pell Grant fraud, payments to players and lax drug testing, Miami didn’...
  • Caribbean disturbance has 80% chance of development; no concern to Florida

    Caribbean disturbance has 80% chance of development; no concern to Florida
    A tropical wave in the west-central Caribbean has become better organized and may become a tropical depression, according to the National Hurricane Center. According to the 2 p.m. update, the wave located about 200 miles east of Cape Gracias a Dios,...
  • 5 ways to protect your eyes before and after a hurricane

    5 ways to protect your eyes before and after a hurricane
    Avoiding serious injuries should be paramount when faced with a hurricane or major storm – and protecting your eyes (and sight) should be on top of your list. That sounds like common sense but it can be a safety tip that is easy to forget when in...
  • CSU calls for tame storm season with four hurricanes

    CSU calls for tame storm season with four hurricanes
    The 2012 hurricane season should be considerably slower than normal with 10 named storms, including four hurricanes, two major, Phil Klotzbach and William Gray of Colorado State University said on Wednesday. The average season sees 12 named storms,...
  • Slow hurricane season forecast for 2012

    Hurricane forecasters at Colorado State University are calling for a below-average hurricane season this year, with 10 expected named storms and about a one in four chance a major hurricane will hit the East Coast. The Tropical Meteorology Project...
  • 40 years later, Howard looks back at Tropical Storm Agnes

    40 years later, Howard looks back at Tropical Storm Agnes
    Tooling along on a Harley Sprint motorcycle in June 1972, Bob Miller alternated between taking main roads and riding alongside the railroad next to the swollen Patapsco River as he wove his way from Sykesville to Elkridge, filming scene after scene of...
  • Constitutionality of home insurance laws questioned

    Constitutionality of home insurance laws questioned
    A local public insurance adjuster and the president of a home inspectors group allege that parts of property insurance laws passed this year and last hurt their industries and are unconstitutional. Public adjuster restrictions In a lawsuit filed this...
  • Taking aim at alcohol

    Taking aim at alcohol
    Huntington Beach's top newsmaker of 2011 wasn't a person or an organization, but rather a controlled substance. Throughout the year, the Independent's front page featured more drinks than a typical bachelor party. Statistics showed Huntington at the...
  • 5 tips if your hurricane insurance discounts were revoked

    5 tips if your hurricane insurance discounts were revoked
    Do you think your insurance company revoked legitimate discounts for strengthening your home against hurricanes? You have some recourse. Obtain and keep copies of documents, including receipts and permits, describing home upgrades and inspections of your...