hurricane season

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John McDevitt
August 10, 2019 - 12:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This year's Atlantic hurricane season has the potential to be a very dangerous one, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's updated outlook reports. Scientists predict that there is now a 45 percent chance of an above-normal hurricane season...
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Gulf Coast keeps guard up as Barry continues drenching
Rogelio V. Solis/AP Photo
July 13, 2019 - 11:45 am
By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Storm Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages. Though the system's winds were...
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Hurricane Florence
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Molly Daly
May 23, 2019 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released its forecast for this year's hurricane season. NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is calling for a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season , with a likely range of nine to 15 named storms, packing winds of...
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Hurricane generic
September 08, 2018 - 8:31 am
MIAMI (AP) — Florence could cause dangerous surf and rip currents along parts of the U.S. East Coast this weekend as the storm swirls across the Atlantic, according to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center. Though weakened to a tropical storm, Florence was expected to regain hurricane...
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David Crocker, who is homeless, pushes his belongings past a puddle in Kihei on the Hawaiian island of Maui, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018.
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August 26, 2018 - 9:21 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Hurricane Lane secured its place in the history books before it quickly dissipated into a tropical storm and moved off from Hawaii. The storm caused damage, mostly on the Big Island, where rivers raged near Hilo and nearly 40 people had to be rescued from homes. There were no deaths...
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August 05, 2018 - 9:07 am
By Faith Karimi (CNN) -- The Kilauea volcano has spewed lava and molten rock into neighborhoods in Hawaii's Big Island for three months. Now the area faces a new threat as Hurricane Hector heads in that direction. Hector was a Category 3 storm early Sunday as it churned toward the Hawaiian Islands...
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Vince Jones, director of emergency management in Atlantic County
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David Madden
June 01, 2018 - 12:54 pm
EGG HARBOR TWP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — As we enter hurricane season, authorities are getting their ducks in a row, so to speak, should rough weather hit. Atlantic City Electric is joining in that effort. The utility company met with emergency managers in Atlantic County, along with police, the Red...
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2018 season may get an early start
May 24, 2018 - 8:31 pm
By Taylor Ward, CNN (CNN) -- The 2018 hurricane season is shaping up to be "near- or above-normal" -- though not to the degree seen last year, when 17 named storms formed and three major hurricanes struck US soil -- the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, said Thursday. Ten to...
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Aug 26, 2017; Corpus Christi, TX, USA; Mobile homes are destroyed at an RV park after Hurricane Harvey landed in the Coast Bend area.
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April 05, 2018 - 7:17 pm
(CNN) -- After a record drought that featured no major (Category 3-5) hurricane landfalls in the United States, 2017 roared to life, reminding everyone how powerful and destructive these monster storms can be. The drought lasted more than a decade and ended with not one, but three major hurricanes...
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