Saturday, July 13, 2024

Tag: natural disasters

False alarms highlight weaknesses in national alert system

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press Weather junkie John Grosso knew it was highly unlikely a monster wave was barreling toward the Connecticut coast. Still, when a...

Cordova Prepared: Have a ‘To Go’ kit ready in an emergency

Were you READY when the 7.9 earthquake hit, early morning January 23? Some people were REALLY ready. Others, many others, were not. Fourteen members of our...

Residents grieve and commit to rebuilding after mudslides

MONTECITO, Calif. — At the end of a heartbreaking week that saw deadly mudslides kill at least 20, residents gathered to grieve, pay tribute...

SeaShare goal: 2 million seafood servings for hurricane relief

SeaShare, on Bainbridge Island, Wash., has partnered with several major companies to deliver 2 million servings of seafood to food banks in Texas, Florida...

FEMA estimates one-fourth of Keys homes could be destroyed

KEY LARGO — Search-and-rescue teams made their way into the Florida Keys' farthest reaches Tuesday, while crews labored to repair the single washed-out highway...

Weakened Irma lashes much of Florida; full impact unknown

MIAMI — Hurricane Irma gave Florida a coast-to-coast pummeling with winds up to 130 mph Sunday, swamping homes and boats, knocking out power to...

Harvey on track to move from Houston

HOUSTON — Four days after Harvey made landfall as the fiercest hurricane to hit the U.S. in 13 years, it was still pounding parts...