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Most Hurricanes That Hit The US Start in The Exact Same Location

Most Hurricanes That Hit The US Start in The Exact Same Location

mag863 September 13, 2017 0

Just weeks after Hurricane Harvey caused destruction in Texas, Irma has made landfall in Florida – and there are still almost 12 weeks left of Atlantic hurricane season. It raises the question – where are all of

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The Dangerous Side Effects of Flooding

The Dangerous Side Effects of Flooding

mag863 September 13, 2017 0

Residential flooding following torrential downpours, hurricanes and other severe weather events is one of the most heartbreaking headaches faced by a homeowner. Drying out and cleaning up after a flood can be a laborious, expensive and

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Hurricanes Jose and Katia Are Forming on Either Side of Irma

Hurricanes Jose and Katia Are Forming on Either Side of Irma

mag863 September 7, 2017 0

On Wednesday, the tiny tropical island of Bermuda bore the first wave of fury unleashed by Hurricane Irma, the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane ever recorded. As vulnerable nearby islands scrambled to defend themselves against

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Mandatory Evacuations Begin In Florida As Hurricane Irma Makes Category 5 Landfall In The Caribbean

Mandatory Evacuations Begin In Florida As Hurricane Irma Makes Category 5 Landfall In The Caribbean

mag863 September 6, 2017 0

After Hurricane Irma emerged as a threat in the Caribbean and reached record speeds — with sustained wind speeds of 185 mph, she’s the second strongest hurricane ever recorded — Florida is treating this Category 5 storm with

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The Unusual Reason Tonight’s Full Moon is the Corn Moon

The Unusual Reason Tonight’s Full Moon is the Corn Moon

mag863 September 5, 2017 0

There’s a lot of unusual stuff going on around tonight’s full moon. First, it will rise to appear situated in the constellation of Aquarius. Second, and it will find its trajectory passing near Neptune

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Eastern Indigo Snake Reintroduced In Florida

Eastern Indigo Snake Reintroduced In Florida

mag863 September 5, 2017 0

Just days after the eastern indigo snake was reintroduced in Florida, one of the newly free reptiles was spotted devouring a copperhead snake. That’s not a surprise since this snake’s favorite food is other

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How Hurricanes Are Named (And Why)

How Hurricanes Are Named (And Why)

mag863 September 5, 2017 0

Some of the most notorious villains in American history are known by only one name. From Betsy and Camille to Katrina, Ike and Sandy, their legacies are so etched into our collective memory that

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Category 5 Hurricane Irma Packs 180-MPH Winds, Takes Aim At Florida

Category 5 Hurricane Irma Packs 180-MPH Winds, Takes Aim At Florida

mag863 September 5, 2017 0

“Hurricane Irma has intensified into an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane,” the National Hurricane Center says, citing the latest data from NOAA and Air Force hurricane hunter aircraft. With maximum sustained winds of 180

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Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Irma Approaches

Rick Scott Declares State of Emergency as Hurricane Irma Approaches

mag863 September 5, 2017 0

As Houston tries picking up the pieces a little more than a week after Hurricane Harvey, Florida is preparing for the worst as Hurricane Irma appears on the horizon. Florida governor Rick Scott declared

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Why Can’t We Figure Out Flood Prevention?

Why Can’t We Figure Out Flood Prevention?

mag863 August 29, 2017 0

August brings poignance to the politics of floodwater management in low-lying cities along the Gulf of Mexico. It’s the anniversary of Katrina, the 2005 hurricane that triggered the second-most catastrophic engineering failure in human

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