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Harvey Aftermath

Harvey Aftermath

Harvey was a category 4 hurricane then became a flooding event on the Texas Gulf Coast

Tuesday, Oct 31, 2017 at 01:11 PM EDT

Disaster Relief Now Costing FEMA $200 Million Each Day

Disaster Relief Now Costing FEMA $200 Million Each Day

The U.S. is spending more than $200 million a day responding to recent hurricanes and wildfires, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency told Congress Tuesday in testimony that also slammed the $300...

Monday, Oct 23, 2017 at 03:24 PM EDT

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Could Deepen Economic Divides

Hurricane Harvey Recovery Could Deepen Economic Divides

Homes were left uninhabitable by Hurricane Harvey, a Category 4 storm that plowed through southeast Texas in late August, NBC News reported. Its floodwaters capsized lives of the comfortable and the struggling,...

Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at 02:29 PM EDT

Science Says: Era of Monster Hurricanes Roiling the Atlantic

Science Says: Era of Monster Hurricanes Roiling the Atlantic

It's not just this year. The monster hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, Jose and Lee that have raged across the Atlantic are contributing to what appears to be the most active period for major storms on record. A...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 08:28 AM EDT

Now-Famous Florida Nun Used Google to Figure Out Chain Saw

Now-Famous Florida Nun Used Google to Figure Out Chain Saw

The Florida nun who became an internet sensation when video emerged of her — dressed in full habit — wielding a chain saw to clear downed trees after Hurricane Irma says she had to look up instructions on how to...

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 08:43 PM EDT

Texans Find Hope in Releasing Injured Hawk 'Harvey' Back to Wild

Texans Find Hope in Releasing Injured Hawk 'Harvey' Back to Wild

An injured hawk that got into a Houston man's taxicab before Hurricane Harvey made landfall was released back into the wild Wednesday in North Texas. The female Cooper's hawk was released in a Plano park after...

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 08:17 AM EDT

Willie Nelson, Paul Simon to Headline Harvey Relief Concert

Willie Nelson, Paul Simon to Headline Harvey Relief Concert

Willie Nelson, Paul Simon, James Taylor and Bonnie Raitt are among the stars headlining a benefit concert next week to help Texas residents affected by Hurricane Harvey. Organizers said the "Harvey Can't Mess...

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 at 01:57 PM EDT

Chainsaw-Wielding Nun Helps Clear Hurricane Irma Debris

Chainsaw-Wielding Nun Helps Clear Hurricane Irma Debris

A Florida nun forewent divine intervention and took matters into her own hands, using a chainsaw to help clear downed trees while dressed in her full habit. Miami-Dade police posted video on social media of...

Monday, Sep 11, 2017 at 01:00 PM EDT

Richard Branson Shows What Hurricane Irma Did to His Island

Richard Branson Shows What Hurricane Irma Did to His Island

Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson posted photos on social media of the destruction that Hurricane Irma left on his private island in the Caribbean, pointing to climate change as a cause of large,...

Sunday, Sep 10, 2017 at 02:21 AM EDT

Aerial Spraying to Control Mosquitoes After Harvey

Aerial Spraying to Control Mosquitoes After Harvey

Texas health officials say the Federal Emergency Management Agency will use military planes to spray chemicals near Houston to help control disease-carrying mosquitoes following Hurricane Harvey. Texas...

Saturday, Sep 9, 2017 at 12:54 AM EDT

Almanac Forecast: Hurricanes Will Favor Atlantic Seaboard

Almanac Forecast: Hurricanes Will Favor Atlantic Seaboard

he annual Old Farmer's Almanac, which claims an 80 percent accuracy rate in its forecasts, predicted the possibility of a major hurricane along the Atlantic Seaboard, but didn't have the same insight about...

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