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Category Archives: Hurricane
Reminder: June is the start of hurricane season in the U.S. Some advice from the US Coast Guard re Hurricane Preparedness. Hurricane Preparedness; Make your safety plans in advance.
Concern is growing in those places still recovering from 2017 hurricanes about the coming of the 2018 hurricane season, as of the first of June. See: Puerto Rico running out of time as storm season nears, FEMA says Florida Keys … Continue reading
From the HSNewswire: Predicting East Coast hurricane flooding risks. A model developed at Columbia’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory will soon make its debut in the real world, helping to characterize and predict the paths and impacts of hurricanes on the East Coast.
From the House Homeland Security Committee: Preparedness, Response, and Rebuilding: Lessons from the 2017 Disasters
In the U.S. we rely on the Saffir-Simpson Scale to measure hurricanes; that scale gives a 5 rating to the strongest storms. Now there is consideration of a possible addition to the scale. See: Stronger storms mean new ‘category six’ … Continue reading
Hurricane season is finally ending. Interesting facts and figures for the 2017 season of hurricanes.