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Beaches Getting Sand to Replace What Irma Washed Away – Larry Barszewski

More sand is on the way for beaches in south Broward County that took a hit from Hurricane Irma last year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend $9.7 million in January to truck in and replenish about 123,000 cubic yards of sand — enough to cover a football field with sand 57 … Continue reading Beaches Getting Sand to Replace What Irma Washed Away – Larry Barszewski

Hurricane Florence Prompts Cruise Itinerary Changes, Delays One Ship’s Next Sailing – Gina Kramer

Several cruise ships have been forced to either reroute or delay their next sailing to avoid the impact from Hurricane Florence, a massive hurricane zeroing in on the U.S. East Coast with maximum sustained wind speeds of 90 miles per hour. The Category 1 storm (downgraded from a Category 4 major hurricane) is now touching … Continue reading Hurricane Florence Prompts Cruise Itinerary Changes, Delays One Ship’s Next Sailing – Gina Kramer

Hurricane Florence Triggers Coal Ash Spill, Cuts Power to Millions – Gavin Bade

The amount of coal ash released from the Sutton plant is relatively small compared to major spills, but it underscores the inherent risks of storing the waste product in close proximity to waterways and local communities. Coal ash, created by burning coal for electricity generation, contains heavy metals like mercury and lead known to be … Continue reading Hurricane Florence Triggers Coal Ash Spill, Cuts Power to Millions – Gavin Bade

Inside the National Weather Service, the Digital Eye of Hurricane Florence – Doug Bock Clark

A little after 7 P.M. on Thursday, Phil Badgett, a lead forecaster for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), monitored Hurricane Florence from a field office in Raleigh, North Carolina’s inland capital. Depicted across his four computer screens by the region’s Doppler radar, the storm looked like a colossal sawblade, its green and yellow … Continue reading Inside the National Weather Service, the Digital Eye of Hurricane Florence – Doug Bock Clark

Stunning Space Photos Show Nightmare Hurricane Florence Swirling Over the Atlantic

Incredible images captured from the International Space Station show Hurricane Florence barreling toward the U.S. East Coast. European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst tweeted pictures taken 249 miles above the eye of the storm. “Watch out, America! #HurricaneFlorence is so enormous, we could only capture her with a super wide-angle lens from the @Space_Station, 400 … Continue reading Stunning Space Photos Show Nightmare Hurricane Florence Swirling Over the Atlantic

Hurricane Florence begins lashing North Carolina : Dont risk your life riding out a monster storm

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With massive Hurricane Florence Approaching, a million People are Urged to Evacuate – Reuters

South Carolina on Monday ordered an estimated 1 million people to evacuate its coast as the state and neighboring North Carolina brace for a hit from Hurricane Florence, the most powerful storm to take aim at the US mainland this year. The storm had winds of 130 miles per hour and was due to gain strength … Continue reading With massive Hurricane Florence Approaching, a million People are Urged to Evacuate – Reuters

A Tale of Two Communities – People & Fish – Recovering from Harvey By Larry McKinney

One year after Hurricane Harvey hammered the Texas coast, divergent pictures of recovery and resilience have emerged. The coastal marine communities of fish, shrimp and crabs that thrive along our Gulf coast, are dynamic, resilient and on the mend. The coastal human communities are also dynamic but their resilience is being challenged. The coastal marine … Continue reading A Tale of Two Communities – People & Fish – Recovering from Harvey By Larry McKinney

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