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A new article in the Houston Chronicle details how nearly 1,400 Texans who were displaced by Hurricane Harvey were informed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that they must move out of their FEMA-funded hotels next month. Agency officials say there are enough rentals available ...
Matt Cauvell with Leon County tells me that if a business closes during a Hurricane there's a 50% chance it will never reopen. Today business owners will learn best practices about preparing for a disaster to keep the businesses here in town up and running. The focus isn't only on businesses, but also on ...

Months ago, they were just walking through the Hecht Athletic Center, putting in work at Greentree Practice Field. This weekend, 12 University of Miami Hurricane football alumni will become certified ProCanes. Thursday serves as the opening night of the 2018 NFL Draft that will take place live in Dallas, ...
And even as recovery stretches on, the bodies are counted, and the public-health system scrambles to avoid capsizing, the next hurricane season looms just a couple ... The Puerto Rican government projects a 10.9 percent cumulative decline in population over the six years following the hurricanes,” it said.
The agency said it made the decision after determining there are enough apartments available in the five counties for evacuees who had been renting when the hurricane hit, the Houston Chronicle reports. FEMA spokesman Tobe Nguyen told the newspaper that 1,178 people were asked to check out ...
Mike Badgley was a four-year starter for the Miami Hurricanes, and named first team all-ACC this past season after making 17 of 23 field goal attempts and 45 of 46 extra points. Looking at accuracy, his senior season was actually the worst collegiate season for Badgley, but still netted him the all-conference ...

A statement from Colorado State University read: “We anticipate a slightly above-average probability for major hurricanes making landfall along the continental United States coastline and in the Caribbean. “As is the case with all hurricane seasons, coastal residents are reminded that it only takes one ...
Rice University, the Environmental Defense Fund and the Houston Health Department announced an information-gathering initiative on Wednesday that seeks to better understand the impact of the historic storm on Houston-area residents, including by linking health problems to environmental exposures.
(MORE: Hurricane Central). Since 1950, 20 Atlantic Basin storms have developed before the start of June, according to NOAA's historical hurricane database. That's an average of roughly one storm developing before June 1 every three to four years. Since 2012, preseason storm activity has been an outlier ...
Forecasters typically look at outside environmental conditions — ocean temperatures, moisture in the atmosphere and the flow of upper level winds — to model a hurricane's potential power. Hurricanes in favorable conditions predictably intensify. But sometimes, like Harvey, Irma and Maria did last year, ...
The 2017 hurricane season was one of the most devastating in Caribbean history. In Barbuda and Dominica destruction totalled more than twice annual GDP. The growing severity of hurricanes in the Caribbean is related to climate change, a major global threat primarily caused by countries far richer and ...
A team of researchers is working to complete the design for a novel 50-megawatt offshore wind turbine, nearly six times more powerful than a record-setting 8.8-megawatt turbine recently deployed off the coast of Scotland. Testing will begin on prototype blades this summer in Colorado. The massive turbine ...
The names of hurricanes that killed hundreds of people in 2017 and helped cause more than $215 billion in damage have been retired, never to be used ... names to a roster of 82 others they won't re-use because of the death and destruction they caused, the National Hurricane Center said in a statement.
When the waters were rising, everyone was paying attention, but now that they have receded, we must not forget those still hurting. It is crucial we stay focused on the needs of our communities, which do not end when the national media attention fades.
The United States began officially naming hurricanes in the Atlantic in 1953 using a list compiled by the National Hurricane Center before the WMO ... After four devastating hurricanes struck in the Atlantic season last year, the names used to identify them — Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate — have been ...
We're all aware of the impact of intense weather systems that make headlines, like 2017's hurricanes Harvey and Irma. ... Partnering with NASA to use satellites and climate models, he and his team are gaining further insights into this phenomenon and how it might influence future hurricane systems.
Hurricane Maria has caused mayhem in Puerto Rico. It's the worst natural disaster in the island's history, with more than $90 billion in damages. Many thousands still have no access to electricity or clean water, more than 200 days after the hurricane hit. In a new analysis, research firm Rhodium Group ...

The federal government significantly underestimated the potential damage to Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria and relied too heavily on local officials and private-sector entities to handle the cleanup, according to a POLITICO review of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's plan for the disaster.
Many South Florida slash pines have stood for a century, providing shade, oxygen and wildlife habitat, as cities rose around them. Now they face a mortal threat from swarms of tiny, wood-eating insects. The Asian subterranean termite, which has been chewing its way through the local housing stock for 20 ...
The Miami Hurricanes are 15-20 (9-9 ACC) after splitting a Saturday doubleheader with No.8 Clemson. Miami really needed a sweep from this series, and coming up short in the final game of the three game set was very disappointing. Miami won the first game off a great performance from Evan McKendry.
Four of last season's hurricanes were deemed so destructive and deadly that the U.N.'s World Meteorological Organization has decided to retire their names. Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate will no longer be on the rotating list of storm names, the WMO said on Thursday. The hurricanes killed hundreds of ...
After a devastating hurricane season for the United States in 2017, forecasters are predicting a near normal to slightly above-normal year with between 12 to 15 tropical storms. Of those storms, 6 to 8 are forecast to become hurricanes and 3 to 5 are forecast to become major hurricanes. "Last year we had ...
When Hurricane Irma passed through Florida later that year, it tore up seagrass beds and mangrove forests. And, to some extent, the Gulf Coast is still recovering from wetland loss and erosion caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005. Coastal regions, where these effects are felt the most, are home to ...
The researchers arrived at their numbers by analyzing excess deaths on the island to more accurately quantify fatalities caused -- directly and indirectly -- by Hurricane Maria. They found, for example, that the death rate from September to October was 27 percent higher in 2017 compared to previous years.
Six hurricanes had an impact on the U.S. in 2017, with Hurricane Harvey causing an estimated $190 billion in damage. AccuWeather founder, president and chairman Dr. Joel N. Myers, called Hurricane Harvey "the costliest and worst natural disaster in American history." Six to eight hurricanes are ...
The Atlantic should see a calmer hurricane season this year with three to five major storms, AccuWeather forecasters say, after a devastating 2017. Hurricane season runs from June through November. AccuWeather expects 12 to 15 tropical storms to form in the Atlantic and six to eight of those storms to ...
Evacuations during the hyperactive 2017 storm season were a key topic at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando last week. With three hurricane landfalls, including two major hurricanes, in the continental U.S. last year, Florida was not the only state to have evacuations, but those escaping Irma's ...
Puerto Rico was pounded by both Hurricanes Irma and Maria in September, which disrupted the power grid, leaving hundreds of thousands of people without electricity or easy access to food. Although progress has been made with more than 90 percent electricity restored on the island, according to FEMA, ...
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - Dylan Cozens had a hat trick while Brad Morrison scored twice and added four assists as the Lethbridge Hurricanes beat the Red Deer Rebels 8-3 on Saturday in Western Hockey League playoff action. Zachary Cox, Taylor Ross and Jordy Bellerive also scored for the Hurricanes, who ...
Freshman Brian Hightower catches a pass during Saturday's early drills, in front of receivers coach Ron Dugans (left). (Matt Porter/The Palm Beach Post). [7 talking points with Blake James, incl. UM-FIU at Marlins Park] [Video: The most interesting quotes from UM spring practice]. CORAL GABLES — Quick ...
The limited extent of post-Harvey environmental testing by state and federal authorities was "unconscionable," said environmental sociologist Scott Frickel of Brown University, especially compared to two previous major Gulf Coast hurricanes. After Hurricane Ike hit Texas in 2008, state regulators collected ...
NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - The King of Country was named the 2018 Texan of the Year by the Texas Legislative Conference for his fundraising efforts for victims of Hurricane Harvey. George Strait was officially presented the award on Friday at the New Braunfels Civic Center. Strait joins several other ...
Play slowed down at times in the second frame, but the Senators kept getting a majority of the opportunities and were able to slow down the Hurricanes' offensive attack almost down to a halt as the road team managed just ten shots on net through the first half of the game. It only took one bounce to go ...
Hurricane Harvey's impact on Houston's petrochemical plants was far greater than revealed, according to a new report from The Associated Press and The Houston Chronicle released Thursday. Looking at county, state and federal records, the report found more than 100 releases of toxic substances on ...
Hurricane Maria evacuees in the Philadelphia area are faced with the prospect of their transitional-sheltering assistance vouchers from FEMA ending early ... She said FEMA has told her that more than 1,000 families of evacuees made their way to the Philadelphia area after the October 2017 hurricane.
SARASOTA COUNTY — Efforts by the county to prepare for Hurricane Irma were commended by former Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Craig Fugate in his official critique of the county's execution of its preparedness and response plan. Fugate, however, acknowledged there's still ...
The Miami Hurricanes have played 11 games since star Sophomore guard Bruce Brown went out after having surgery on his left foot in late January. They have learned to play without him. The Miami Hurricanes went a very respectable 7-4 in the ACC without him. Miami was 4-4 in ACC games with Brown ...
A resident of San Juan, Puerto Rico surveys damage on the heels of Hurricane Maria in September 2017. (Carolyn Cole/Los ... After incurring $569 million in losses from three hurricanes and the California wildfires, PartnerRe saw its 2017 profit drop 41 percent to $264 million. PartnerRe is based in ...
A meeting was held Wednesday that was step just one of many steps that may not seem like much, but is to ensure residents' safety when hurricane season gets arrives in a few months. At the meeting, state agencies joined with their federal counterparts to begin running through scenarios that could occur ...
After living as a single mom among fashionable elites in Monterey, Shailene Woodley went sailing with Sam Claflin. In the new movie Adrift, Woodley and Claflin play Tami and Richard, a pair of adventurous, attractive people who hook up and, shortly after, commit to sailing across the open seas together.
The Education Department is fully forgiving relief loans granted to four historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) after Hurricanes Katrina and ... the Administration, and the Congress provided total loan forgiveness to the HBCUs decimated by Hurricane Katrina," Walter Kimbrough, the president of ...
Senior safety Jaquan Johnson, one of the Hurricanes' vocal leaders, said senior end Demetrius Jackson is the most booming voice on the D-line, but Willis is making his presence felt. “A guy who's playing a big role now that I didn't even expect is Gerald Willis,” Johnson said. “He's healthy. He's going to ...
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Signs of a slow-moving recovery are apparent in Puerto Rico six months after the territory was devastated by back-to-back hurricanes and two months before the next hurricane season begins. Puerto Rico's capital, San Juan, is filled with Federal Emergency Management Agency ...
Still, many of the high-profile measures crafted in response to hurricanes Irma and Maria failed to win support. They included creating a strategic fuel-reserve task force, requiring the Division of Emergency Management to use certified sign-language interpreters during emergency broadcasts and using ...
In 2017, at least three of these robots, called gliders, dove to 1,600 feet around 4,000 times to collect data directly under or very near four major hurricanes—Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria. This information, including crucial ocean temperature and salinity observations, is fed directly into hurricane intensity ...
Six months after Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rican migration to the continental United States continues to be one of the greatest consequences of the natural disaster that hit the island last September. While there is no single, permanent record that maps the number of Puerto Ricans that have left the island for ...
Miami Hurricanes receiver Ahmmon Richards (82) watches from the ssideline against Toledo at Hard Rock Stadium. (Allen Eyestone / The Palm Beach Post). [Get ready for an intense spring football QB battle]. At this point, Ahmmon Richards might as well change his number from 82 to 3. He and Stacy ...
A scientist with Global Weather Oscillations is predicting the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season to be "somewhat of a repeat of 2017," claiming this year will bring more devastating storms. ... He also predicts four of the hurricanes have potential for U.S. landfall — with two likely being "major impact storms.".
The District 12 Medical Examiner's Office found the death was an accidental drowning while securing the boat after the hurricane, according to the sheriff's office ... In the report, meteorologists stated the massive hurricane was one of the strongest and costliest hurricanes on record in the Atlantic basin.
More like lowlights, amirite? <— Written out of spite before the ten-minute mark of the third period. By Adam Denhard Mar 13, 2018, 10:25pm EDT. Share Tweet Share. Share HIGHLIGHTS: Bruins score five in third, down Hurricanes. tweet share Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email. An outstanding third period by David Pastrnak, ...


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