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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • New satellite to improve tropical forecasts

    New satellite to improve tropical forecasts
    Armed with high-tech sensors, a new satellite should help the National Hurricane Center better project where tropical systems might hit, something it already does with near pinpoint accuracy. The satellite also should better predict how strong storms...
  • Nuclear fusion reactions mark a 'milestone'

    Nuclear fusion reactions mark a 'milestone'
    It took 192 lasers and a building big enough to contain three football fields, but physicists have finally produced a pair of nuclear fusion reactions that created more energy than was in the fuel to start with. The reactions lasted less than a...
  • Hurricanes' bats come alive in 11-2 win over Maine

    In its first two games of the season, Miami’s offense was relatively quiet, leading coach Jim Morris to admit his Hurricanes had been outplayed during the first part of their season-opening series against Maine. But on a sunny Sunday afternoon,...
  • FAU downs No. 16 Miami 5-2

    FAU downs No. 16 Miami 5-2
    CORAL GABLES — Sure, it was a mid-week game, but FAU looked every bit the part of an Omaha contender Wednesday night in a 5-2 win at No. 16 Miami.  A first-inning two-run homer, a strong start from southpaw Brandon Rhodes and some shoddy...
  • Certainty About Climate Change Wrong

    I repeat: I'm not a global warming believer. I'm not a global warming denier. I've long believed that it cannot be good for humanity to be spewing tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. I also believe that those scientists who pretend to know exactly...
  • The glory of 'Gloria'

    The glory of 'Gloria'
    Many have noted the number of strong recent roles for what would have once been referred to as "women of a certain age." The award-season conversation this year is centered largely on actresses including Meryl Streep, Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett,...
  • Florida keeps eye on possible El Nino

    Florida keeps eye on possible El Nino
    Will El Niño develop by this summer and potentially make for another relatively quiet hurricane season? Several forecast models say "there's an increasing chance" that could happen, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration....
  • Hartford's Trademark Industry Developed Into Protection Against Severe Weather

     Hartford's Trademark Industry Developed Into Protection Against Severe Weather
    Hartford's signature industry — insurance — started by offering financial protection against fire damage, but as the property-casualty business evolved the biggest threat to property became weather in all its extreme variations: tornadoes,...
  • App offers advice on hurricane safety

    App offers advice on hurricane safety
    A smartphone app that recently won early rounds of funding in Orlando aims to help Floridians check out the hurricane safety of their homes in much the same way they look up vehicles' crash-test results. The Federal Alliance for Safe Homes awarded a...
  • Connecticut's Past Checkered With Tornado Deaths

    Connecticut's Past Checkered With Tornado Deaths
    When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...
  • New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward is still marked by Hurricane Katrina

    New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward is still marked by Hurricane Katrina
    NEW ORLEANS — The Rev. Charles Duplessis navigated the new landscape of the Lower 9th Ward, crossing from newly paved streets to those still muddy and rutted as riverbeds. He drove past a gleaming duplex designed by Frank Gehry and the skeletons...