Hurricane Nate brought a burst of flooding and power outages to the U.S. Gulf Coast before weakening rapidly Sunday, sparing the region the kind of catastrophic damage left by a series of hurricanes that hit the...
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 at 12:05 AM EDT
Nate Aims at New Orleans: Will Pumps to Drain the City Work?
When Hurricane Nate formed and forecasts put New Orleans in its projected path for this weekend, one big question loomed for residents and business owners: Will the pumps work?
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Friday, Oct 6, 2017 at 10:48 AM EDT
Tropical Storm Nate Takes Aim at US; Expected to Strengthen
As Irma made its landfall in the Florida Keys last weekend, South Florida experienced the “big three” effects of a hurricane: damaging winds, torrential rains, devastating storm surge. We also had the fourth and...
Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:32 PM EDT
Lightning Is Killing Fewer Americans Than Ever: Analysis
Lightning is killing fewer Americans than ever, according to analysis from the Associated Press and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Department of Science Education. In 2017, only 13 people have died...
Friday, Aug 11, 2017 at 04:13 PM EDT
Storms Leave Hundreds in New Orleans With Flooded Homes, Businesses
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency in New Orleans Thursday after heavy storms flooded homes and businesses across the city. Officials say the rate of rainfall in many neighborhoods was...