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In fact, the idea of having local DART volunteers was born out of Hurricane Andrew in 1992, when over 600 pets were left wandering and injured as they escaped damaged homes. DART volunteers are trained to work within the Incident Command System during a disaster or evacuation to rescue and ...
However, one of those named storms was Hurricane Andrew, which devastated South Florida as a Category 5 hurricane. In 1983, there were only four named storms, but one was Hurricane Alicia. The Category 3 hurricane hit the Houston-Galveston area and caused almost as many direct fatalities along ...

In 1978, men's names were added to the hurricane list. Eighty-six names have been retired from the Atlantic basin list since 1954. There will never be another Hurricane Andrew, after the devastating 1992 Category 5 storm. The 2004 and 2005 seasons saw multiple names retired, including, Charley, ...
As you can imagine, there was a lot of talk about hurricanes -- from Hurricane Andrew to last year's Hurricane Irma, and most importantly, what can be ... Also, being in the middle of a hurricane and, at the same time, receiving lots of tornado warnings over the same area can cause the public to become ...
However, one of those named storms was Hurricane Andrew, which devastated South Florida as a Category 5 hurricane. In 1983 there were only four named storms, but one of them was Alicia. The Category 3 hurricane hit the Houston-Galveston area and caused almost as many direct fatalities there as ...
Until Hurricane Andrew struck, there was quite a large insurance presence, but then it diminished severely after Andrew. But it has come back in the last five years and capacity has increased. Being based in Miami allows you to connect with an entire region in the same time zone from a stable legal system.

Some Atlantic basin seasons feature below average activity but still result in a devastating storm, like Hurricane Andrew in 1992, while others like 2010 — the third most active season on record — did not feature a hurricane making landfall. The 2018 Atlantic basin hurricane season begins on June 1 and ...
A day after Hurricane Irma ripped through Immokalee, students at Ave Maria University were in the farming community delivering aid. ... Andrew Nussbaum, a senior majoring in business at Ave Maria, is leading the initiative. ... Southwest Florida communities reflect on their needs after Hurricane Irma.
It goes like this: Two brothers named Will and Breeze (because why not) witness their father's death during Hurricane Andrew as children, and respond to the tragedy by forging very different paths as adults. Anxiety-ridden Will (Toby Kebbell) becomes a storm-chaser – though he prefers the title “synoptic ...
Written by Scott Windhauser and Jeff Dixon, from a story by Anthony J. Fingleton and Carlos Davis, Heist kicks off with a traumatic incident that takes place in 1992, in which two young Alabama brothers see their father crushed to death by a water tower during Hurricane Andrew. It's an event that will haunt ...
... during the worst of Hurricane Andrew in 1992, is bringing his hurricane expertise to WPLG-Ch. 10. The ABC affiliate for the Fort Lauderdale-Miami market announced that Norcross will be a hurricane specialist and joining the station's weather team, which is lead by former National Hurricane Center chief ...
Norcross, who began his Miami television career at Local 10 in 1983, returns to South Florida after serving as a hurricane specialist with The Weather Channel. During his long and storied career, Norcross is best known for helping guide fearful residents through Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Since then, he ...
For Betty and Raul Malo, lead singer of country band the Mavericks, their romantic life has been punctuated by a series of severe storms. August of '92: Hurricane Andrew throttled the Florida coastline, destroying Betty's home just months before their wedding. So she and Raul eloped instead and moved to ...
"Without a major pot of money to start with, it's hard to hold groups of universities together," said Richard Olson, who directs the International Hurricane Research Center at Florida International University. The research center at FIU was founded after Hurricane Andrew, a Category 5 hurricane that battered ...
When Gov. Rick Scott of Florida said on Wednesday that Hurricane Irma, projected to make landfall in the state on Sunday, would be stronger than Hurricane Andrew, those who lived through that August 1992 storm would have had little doubt about the seriousness of the warning. If invoking the name of ...
PTSD determinants include sociodemographic and background factors, event exposure characteristics, social support factors, and personality traits. A study of Florida residents exposed to Hurricane Andrew in 1992 found that the prevalence of PTSD increased to 26% and 29% at 6 and 30 months after the ...
One of those storms, however, was Category 5 Hurricane Andrew, which raked South Florida where it caused devastating wind damage. About 125,000 homes were damaged or destroyed by Andrew. At the time, Andrew was the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. Andrew is just one of three ...

Hurricane Harvey brought more rain than any other hurricane in recorded U.S. history, the National Hurricane Center says. The center released its final report on the record-breaking storm this morning, putting the death toll at at least 68, all in Texas, with 36 of those in the Houston and Harris County area.
It points out that the result of home rule did not prevent the state from acting swiftly when necessary, as in the wake of Hurricane Andrew in 1992, when building codes were beefed up, especially for coastal communities like our own. So home rule does not neuter the legislature, it simply makes partisan ...
According to Howard, the HUD Zone II certification was adopted in 1994 after Hurricane Andrew devastated southern Florida and would require that the mobile home be built to withstand 100 mph winds. Howard said it has nothing to do with the width of the home. “I think this will address the safety concerns ...
Twenty-five years ago, as Hurricane Andrew bore down on northeast Mississippi, a teenage girl vanished without a trace in the town of Tupelo. She wasn't a casualty of Mother Nature. She was, according to police, a victim of a cold and calculating individual who took advantage of the chaos caused by the ...
In addition to 42 storm-related deaths, Irma caused billions of dollars' worth of damage in Florida alone – especially to the Keys. But Florida tourism is bouncing back this winter, and it appears that building codes put in place after Hurricane Andrew have greatly reduced structural vulnerability to high winds.
WASHINGTON -- For an entire generation in South Florida, Hurricane Andrew was the monster storm that reshaped a region. Irma is likely to blow that out of the water. Bigger and with a 90-degree different path of potential destruction, Irma is forecast to hit lots more people and buildings than 1992's ...
MIAMI — Survivors of Hurricane Andrew — a Category 5 storm that decimated cities south of Miami — talk of pre-Andrew and post-Andrew as a kind of biblical milestone. But out of the ruin of the 1992 storm came changes that helped remake the way South Florida, the state and the rest of the country ...
Rick Scott of Florida said on Wednesday that Hurricane Irma, projected to make landfall in the state on Sunday, would be stronger than Hurricane Andrew, those who lived through that August 1992 storm would have had little doubt about the seriousness of the warning. If invoking the name of Andrew didn't ...
CDD 6 Supervisor Thomas Griffith urged caution, recalling his experience in the wake of the 1992 Category 5 Hurricane that devastated South Florida. “It was the land of generators,” he said. He said in the wake of the hurricane, all of the homeowners had their windows open. And it was noisy. “All you ...
Hurricane Andrew struck the Pan Handle and the Bahamas 25 years ago. It was the most destructive hurricane to have ever hit the state and ...
Hurricane Irma path eyes South Florida community 25 years after ..... Twenty-five years after Hurricane Andrew crashed into Florida and nearly ...
Richard Crisler remembers Hurricane Andrew like it blasted through his life yesterday. He reaches over his head and points to a plaque on the ...
It's been 25 years since Hurricane Andrew devastated Homestead, Fla. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Mayor Jeff Porter about what the town ...
WASHINGTON -- For an entire generation in South Florida, Hurricane Andrew was the monster storm that reshaped a region. Irma is likely to ...
"This hurricane we're dealing with is Hurricane Andrew on steroids," Murphy said during Tuesday night's Marco Island City Council meeting.
(WKRG) — In an old photo album, Terri Kotis doesn't look at much anymore, are images of Hurricane Andrew she will never forget.
Hurricane Andrew -- the monster storm that hit South Miami in August, 1992 -- showed just how shoddily many homes in the area were built at ...
Twenty-five years ago, a monster storm called Hurricane Andrew focused its fury on a small south Florida city wedged between the Everglades ...
Killing 44 people and causing $26.5 billion in damages, Hurricane Andrew wiped out more than 125,000 South Florida homes in 1992, making ...
LAST IN LINE is the band featuring DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell alongside fellow founding DIO member Vinny Appice, plus singer Andrew Freeman, who has previously fronted HURRICANE and LYNCH MOB. Playing bass for LAST IN LINE is ...
She came of age right at the start of the civil rights movement (fun fact: former Atlanta mayor Andrew Young was her prom date), befriending Martin Luther King Jr.
The company's office on U.S. 421 was damaged during Hurricane Matthew. "The Board of Directors of the Sampson Community College Foundation is ... "The phonathon would not be possible without the overwhelming commitment of Lyman Horne and Star ...
After leading 6-0, the Hurricanes suffered a scare when sophomore pitcher Andrew Cabezas allowed two RBI-singles in the bottom of the seventh and then surrendered loaded bases in the bottom of the eighth to the Tar Heels (18-6, 6-3 ACC).
The storm is occurring during a historically inactive Southern Hemisphere tropical storm season, with just 4 cyclones reaching hurricane intensity so far during the 2016-17 Southern Hemisphere storm season. This is the fewest on record to date ...
... Alex Allemond and wife Mayra of Lake Charles, Andrew Allemond of Lake Charles; one honorary granddaughter Lyndi Stewart of Lake Charles and 14 great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and her "grand dogs" including her favorite Nina.
Anecdotally, the snakes first appeared in the 1980s, dumped by owners who could no longer care for their fast-growing exotic pets, or having escaped from an Everglades breeding facility destroyed by Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Skip Snow, a retired ...
The storms are the 81st and 82nd names to be removed from the master list, according to the hurricane center, joining notorious cyclones such as Andrew, which tore apart Florida and Louisiana in 1992, and Hugo, which ravaged South Carolina in 1989.
Florida's python influx began following 1992's Hurricane Andrew. The storm cleared the swamp of natural predators and allowed escaped pythons to overrun the area.
J.B. Devane rakes up yard waste at homes on a Sessoms Street on Saturday, March 25, 2017, during annual Blitz Day. Volunteers from 12 Fayetteville area churches volunteer for annual Blitz Day to clean yards and repair homes.
It is a project that Hov-Aire began in 1992 after the plane was damaged by Hurricane Andrew in south Florida. The project is now about 90 percent complete after requiring about 35,000 man hours of labor, he said.
Florida must continue to apply strong and current building codes for the environment we live in, which is the most likely state in the nation to be hit by a hurricane.
... to announce tomorrow the company it has hired to remove the hulking structure, five other rides which also went into the ocean and demolish 92,000 square feet of the amusement pier ruined by Hurricane Sandy. 2/14/13 (Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger) NJ.
For example, there will not be another Hurricane Andrew, after the devastating 1992 Category 5 storm. And the 2004 and 2005 seasons saw a whole slew of names retired from the list including, Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne, Dennis, Katrina, Rita, Stan ...


 

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