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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • "Bikes For Kids" Helps Hurricane Sandy Victims

    "Bikes For Kids" Helps Hurricane Sandy Victims
    Last year, I did a Mommy Minute story about Bikes For Kids, a wonderful, local organization with a simple mission: all children deserve to enjoy a bicycle.  In a crammed garage, a few guys refurbish used bikes for boys and girls in need.  They are intense about their job, making sure each one is tuned and shined to perfection.  Now, this small non-profit, based in Centerbrook and Old Saybrook, is helping families hit hard by Hurricane Sandy and providing bikes to youngsters who lost theirs during the super storm.
  • Activities For Families With Cancelled Halloween

    Activities For Families With Cancelled Halloween
    Well, we still have no power...and we found out last night that our Halloween parades - at school and in town - are cancelled because of the downed trees and power lines in our area....a result of Hurricane Sandy.  Town officials are trying to keep the...

    Florida has hurricane lull before the storm, expert says

    Florida has hurricane lull before the storm, expert says
    Florida's last hurricane was Wilma in 2005, which also was the last major storm — a Category 3 or stronger — to hit the U.S. shoreline. It's been a nice break of nearly a decade – a record – without hurricanes for Florida. But...

    New hurricane forecast maps to show flood risk from storm surge

    ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded and broadcast-ready maps to graphically show the potential for flooding from storm surges. "We are not a storm...

    Quiet Hurricane Season Forecast By Colorado Researchers

    Expect a relatively quiet hurricane season owing to unusually cool temperatures in the Atlantic and an El Niño weather pattern warming the central and eastern Pacific Ocean, a new forecast said Thursday. The Atlantic Ocean is expected to churn out nine...