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08Jan 21
Weather Disasters Cost US About $95 Billion In 2020

Weather disasters cost US about $95 billion in 2020

Weather and climate disasters have a devastating—and pricey—toll. In 2020, there were 22 billion-dollar weather disasters in the U.S. This is a record number. The most damage came from the seven billion-dollar tropical cyclones. They created over $40 billion in damages. The other disasters included one wildfire, one drought, three…

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24Nov 20
Record-breaking 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season Come To An End

Record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season come to an end

The Atlantic hurricane season ended Nov. 30 with a record-breaking 30 named storms. Thirteen of the storms became hurricanes, including six major hurricanes with winds greater than 111 mph. This is the fifth consecutive year with an above-average season. According to NOAA, this is due to a warm Atlantic sea…

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19Jul 19
Destruction For Days: Cyclone Fani’s Punishing Persistence

Destruction for days: Cyclone Fani’s punishing persistence

From April 26 through May 5, 2019, Cyclone Fani pummeled coastal areas of the Indian state of Odisha, lingering longer than any tropical cyclone in the Bay of Bengal. For 11 days, the storm raged—even as it made landfall—bringing battering winds and a 10-foot sea surge. Meteorologists in the area…

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National Hurricane Center Newsfeed

National Hurricane Center Graphical Tropical Weather Outlooks

National Hurricane Center Graphical Tropical Weather Outlooks

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Hurricane Katrina Day by Day

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NASA Hurricane Tweets

Photo Gallery: Remembering Hurricane Andrew

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