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Hurricane Amanda Grows Strong, Then Quickly Weakens

Hurricane Amanda broke records over the weekend and briefly caused concern. Now it appears that the storm will pose little threat to anybody. The Weather Channel reports that Hurricane Amanda quickly became the strongest eastern Pacific hurricane for the month …

Mississippi Storm Overturns 25 RV Trailers

At approximately 8 p.m. Monday night, the Santa Maria RV Park in Gautier, Mississippi experienced a strong storm which left as many as 25 RV trailers damaged or destroyed in its wake, along with downed power lines and much debris. …

106 mph Winds Reported In Britain
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Those who do not believe that climate change is real should take a close look at Britain’s recent weather patterns. Not only has Britain been hit with torrential rain that has led to severe flooding in many areas, but wind …

Oklahoma Tornado Officially the Widest Ever Recorded in the U.S.

The tornado that hit just outside of El Reno, Oklahoma on May 31 is officially the widest tornado ever recorded in U.S. history. The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) today declared that the tornado was 2.6 miles wide at its …

Google Creates Embeddable Typhoon Pablo Crisis Response Map Google Creates Embeddable Typhoon Pablo Crisis Response Map
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Google has been pretty good about getting out crisis response maps for major storms and other natural disasters, and Typhoon Pablo is no different. Google announced the map on its Google Maps blog, and encouraged people to share it or …

Hurricane Strength Forecasts Improved by NASA Study

A new NASA study shows that hurricane forecasters may soon be able to better predict hurricane and tropical storm strength by analyzing their relative-humidity levels. The study, published recently in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, looked at relative humidity data …

Weather Channel on YouTube Still Streaming Hurricane Sandy Coverage

Hurricane Sandy, the “superstorm” of 2012 hit the East coast of the U.S. yesterday, causing flooding and power outages in highly populated areas such as New York City. The storm is still sitting over the Northeast U.S., dropping rain and …

Hurricane Sandy (Frankenstorm) Gets Google Crisis Response Maps Hurricane Sandy (Frankenstorm) Gets Google Crisis Response Maps
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Google’s Crisis Response team has put together a Hurricane Sandy map with location tracking, public alerts, radar/cloud imagery, evacuation information, shelters and storm footage. “Already responsible for a reported 41 deaths across the Caribbean, late-season Hurricane Sandy is expected to …

Hurricane Irene: How Verizon Wireless is Prepared From Florida to Maine Hurricane Irene: How Verizon Wireless is Prepared From Florida to Maine

Verizon Wireless says it is prepared for Hurricane Irene, and is offering customers tips to be prepared as well, as the storm approaches the East Coast of the U.S. The company says its wireless and wireline operations teams from Florida …