Category Archives: Hurricane

ATV accident in Hurricane critically-injures juvenile driver, sends passenger to hospital

HURRICANE — A 14-year-old was transported by air ambulance in critical condition after an ATV accident on Friday evening, authorities said. A 38-year-old and 14-year-old were driving an ATV at Purple Hills in Warner Valley between 7 and 8 p.m. on Friday evening when the accident occurred, Lt. Regan Wilson with Utah State Parks told […]

North Atlantic Hurricane losses could increase 24% by 2050: RMS

Catastrophe risk modelling and solutions company RMS has revealed that according to its new Climate Change Models, insured average annual losses (AAL) from North Atlantic Hurricane wind could potentially increase by as much as 24% by 2050. It also noted that European Flood risk AAL could increase by up to 59% by 2050, based on […]

Tiger sharks can take a direct hit from a major hurricane • Earth.com

Sharks respond to hurricanes in different ways based on their species and location, according to a new study from the University of Miami (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.  The researchers found that large tiger sharks, in particular, choose not to evacuate before a storm, but instead prepare to feast on other animals […]

Hurricane Season 2021 Will Be Above Average Especially In Atlantic Canada

It could be a stormy summer this year! Experts are warning that hurricane season 2021 will be above average with more storms than normal. A long-range forecast put out by Colorado State University in April predicts there could be 17 named storms, while the average is only 12. They also anticipate eight hurricanes this year […]

Online resources available as Lee County prepares for hurricane season

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Resources are available online to help guide preparations for hurricane season, including short instructional videos outlining the supplies to have on hand, how to decide whether to go to a public shelter, what to expect if you do and how to stay safe after the storm has passed. Lee County produced […]

Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 9 – 15

Hurricane season begins on June 1, so Liberty County residents should begin to prepare for it. Liberty County Emergency Management Agency (LCEMA) along with the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are promoting Hurricane Preparedness Week from May 9-15.   “Over the years, storms have caused […]

Tropical system forms in Pacific ahead of hurricane season

The system developed more than a week before the official start of the eastern Pacific hurricane season, which begins May 15. It’s not the first time a tropical system has developed before the official start of hurricane season. The eastern Pacific has had either a tropical depression or tropical storm form prior to the official […]

Near Hurricane Force Winds Howl At Mt. St. Helena; Temperatures Soar; Red Flag Wildfire Warning – CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A strong high pressure system descended onto the San Francisco Bay Area Saturday, triggering powerful upper elevation winds, a Red Flag warning for the North and East Bay hills and sweltering temperatures for Mother’s Day weekend. The National Weather Service clocked strong winds on peaks across the Bay Area early […]

FPL Wraps Up Hurricane Power Restoration Drills – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – For most people preparing for a hurricane means throwing some food and batteries in a box hoping they never have to use them. For Florida Power & Light, which provides electricity to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses across the state, it’s a completely different story. READ MORE: Florida Gov. Ron […]

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