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42 min ago | Wall Street Journal

Hurricanes Also Wash Away Income Growth

Tropical storms may pass over an area in less than a day but the economic impact on the ravaged areas can last for two decades.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Tornado, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Weather

5 hrs ago | ECNmag

Study identifies challenges faced by NYU nurses after Hurricane Sandy

Many recall the dramatic images of nurses at New York University's Langone Medical Center heroically evacuating over three hundred patients, carrying many including the youngest and most vulnerable down flights of stairs during the power outage resulting from the storm surge generated by Hurricane Sandy.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, New York University

9 hrs ago | Bloomberg

Hurricane Center Closely Watches Budding Atlantic Storm

A potential tropical system became a bit ragged with poor definition late yesterday as it neared the Leeward Islands at the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea .

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13 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

Hurricane Lowell forecast to weaken

Lowell, a Category 1 hurricane packing 75 mph winds, continues to moves toward the northwest about 815 miles southwest of the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula, National Hurricane Center forecasters said Thursday.

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17 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Hurricane hunters visit tropical system

The tropical disturbance near the Lesser Antilles that we've been tracking for the last several days got a visit from the Hurricane Hunters on Thursday.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

New Study Reveals The Lingering Economic Devastation Left By Hurricanes

A National Bureau of Economic Research working paper by Berkeley public policy professor Solomon Hsiang and Columbia sustainable development PhD student Amir Jina explores the long term impact of tropical storms on countries' economic growth.

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Monterey County Herald

Airlines, cruise ships monitoring Caribbean system

Airlines and cruise ship companies are monitoring the progress of a tropical disturbance approaching the Lesser Antilles at the eastern end of the Caribbean.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, us Travel, Travel/Tourism, Carnival Cruise

Examiner.com

The peak of hurricane season is upon us, are you prepared?

If you live in Florida you know we are at the peak of the hurricane season. Are you ready in case you have to evacuate or in case a hurricane hits? It has been a while since we have been directly hit, but one of these times we will have to deal with a hurricane.

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KTNV-TV Las Vegas

Henderson slammed by afternoon rainstorm, rocks and flood water left behind

Henderson was hit fast and hard by rain on Wednesday afternoon. The storm created flooding that lasted for hours after the first downpour, leaving behind messy spots of mud and rocks.

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Local10.com

National Hurricane Center monitors potential threat in Atlantic Ocean

SWAT MEMBERS SWARM AN HOME BRINGING AN END TO A MORE THAN 20-HOUR STANDOFF. REALTIME CLOSED CAPTIONING PERFORMED BY U.S. CAPTIONING COMPANY RIGHT OFF THE TOP AT 4:00 WE TRACKING THE TROPICS.

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The Victoria Advocate

Experts say still time to prepare for possible hurricane

According to the Corpus Christi National Weather Service, nearly every major hurricane to strike Texas has occurred in those two months.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

National Hurricane Center

Tropical Storm KARINA Wind Speed Probabilities Number 33

Z INDICATES COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME ...SUBTRACT 7 HOURS FROM Z TIME HAWAIIAN STANDARD TIME ...SUBTRACT 10 HOURS FROM Z TIME WIND SPEED PROBABILITY TABLE FOR SPECIFIC LOCATIONS CHANCES OF SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS OF AT LEAST ...34 KT ... ...50 KT ... ...64 KT ... FOR LOCATIONS AND TIME PERIODS DURING THE NEXT 5 DAYS ... (more)

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NOLA.com

Hurricane Isaac damaged pedestrian bridge along Mandeville lakeshore...

The pedestrian bridge along Lakeshore Drive in Mandeville that links the two sides of a popular walking path where it crosses Ravine Aux Coquille will remain out of commission for several more weeks, city officials said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Isaac

ABC News

Almanac Predicts Colder Winter, Hotter Summer

The Old Farmer's Almanac, the familiar, 223-year-old chronicler of climate, folksy advice and fun facts, is predicting a colder winter and warmer summer for much of the nation.

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USA Today

Tropical trouble: Storm forming in the Atlantic?

What's now just a messy swirl of showers and thunderstorms far out in the Atlantic Ocean may spin up into a tropical depression or storm later this week or over the weekend.

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NOLA.com

Plaquemines dedicates $13 million to Hurricane Isaac-related housing damages

Addressing Hurricane Isaac -related housing damages, Plaquemines Parish is dedicating about $13 million of its nearly $17 million in recovery monies toward unmet housing needs in the parish.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Isaac, New Orleans, LA

Hampton Roads Daily Press

NOAA predicts an even tamer Atlantic hurricane season

Hurricane Arthur is seen moving up the east coast of the United States in an image taken from NOAA's Goes-East satellite As the Atlantic hurricane season approaches its peak, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration adjusted its 2014 forecast and now says the chances of a below-normal season have jumped to 70 percent.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Natural Disasters, Tornado

WITN

Third Anniversary Of Hurricane Irene, Homes Still Being Rebuilt

Wednesday marks the third anniversary of when Hurricane Irene formed off out coast with a path heading straight for the east.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hurricane Irene, New Bern, NC

News 4 Jax

Peak of hurricane season brings dual threat

With just under a month to go before we hit the peak of hurricane season, the slumber of a sleepy season may be just about over and it has meteorologists watching closely.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

NHC monitoring 2 Atlantic systems for tropical cyclone potential

WAVE EXTENDS FROM 13N36W TO 22N37W MOVING W AT 20-25 KT. THE WAVE COINCIDE WITH 700 MB TROUGHING ALOFT AND A MAXIMUM IN 850 MB RELATIVE VORTICITY NOTED ALONG THE MONSOON TROUGH AXIS AND IN THE VICINITY OF 16N37W.

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