Tag: Hurricane

Baptist food, Adventist warehouses and Buddhist money: In disasters, faith groups know roles

| June 21, 2010 | 1 Comment



RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — For every hurricane, earthquake or flood, there is help: food, bottled water, crews of volunteers nailing shingles to brand new roofs. What even grateful recipients of that aid may not realize is that much of it comes from an unlikely hodgepodge of religious groups who put aside their doctrinal differences and […]




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Tropical Storm Danny, southeast of the U.S.

| August 27, 2009 | 0 Comments



Wayne Verno, M. Ressler The Weather Channel 11:25 a.m. ET 8/27/2009 Danny could threaten the New England Coast Saturday. ATLANTIC Tropical Storm Danny located well northeast of the Bahamas remains poorly organized with the circulation totally exposed and all the thunderstorms off to the east of the circulation. As of 11 a.m. Thursday, the center […]




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Tropical Storm Danny forms in the Atlantic

| August 26, 2009 | 0 Comments



Chris Dolce, Lead Meteorologist The Weather Channel 11:37 a.m. ET 8/26/2009 Low pressure east of the Bahamas has become Tropical Storm Danny. ATLANTIC A disturbed area we've been monitoring became better organized last night and has formed into Tropical Storm Danny as of 11 a.m. The center of circulation is located 445 miles east of […]




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Bill weakens but lashes out at Bermuda

| August 22, 2009 | 2 Comments



Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel Aug. 22, 2009 2:07 am ET Hurricane Bill continues to have winds of 105 mph winds, and it remains a category 2 storm. Bill continues moving over very warm waters and remains a dangerous hurricane. Minor strengthening is still possible. Bill is now making its closest approach to Bermuda. As […]




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Bill remains a large hurricane

| August 21, 2009 | 1 Comment



M. Ressler, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel Aug. 21, 2009 2:15 pm ET Hurricane Bill with 110 mph winds has weakened slightly to a strong category 2 storm. Bill continues moving over very warm waters and remains a dangerous hurricane. Minor strengthening is still possible. Hurricane Bill is located 290 miles south-southwest of Bermuda, while […]




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Bill now a category 3 hurricane

| August 20, 2009 | 0 Comments



Wayne Verno, and M. Ressler, Lead Meteorologists, The Weather Channel Aug. 20, 2009 11:15 am ET Hurricane Bill has weakened slightly, with maximum sustained winds near the center now at 120 mph. This makes Bill a category 3 hurricane. Bill will continue moving over warm waters, and therefore could return to category 4 status. Hurricane […]




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Bill closes in on major status

| August 18, 2009 | 0 Comments



Tom Moore, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel Aug. 18, 2009 5:19 pm ET ATLANTIC Bill became the first hurricane of the season on Monday morning. It continued to strengthen throughout the day and reached category 2 strength Monday evening. As of 5 p.m. EDT, Bill had sustained winds near 110 miles per hour. Further strengthening […]




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Ana dissipates but Bill will intensify

| August 17, 2009 | 0 Comments



Tom Moore, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel Aug. 17, 2009 5:10 pm ET ATLANTIC Tropical Storm Claudette made landfall as a 50 mile per hour tropical storm around 12:10 a.m. Central time near the east end of Santa Rosa Island, Florida, just to the southeast of Fort Walton Beach. As of 8 a.m. Monday morning […]




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T.S. Claudette nears Florida Panhandle

| August 16, 2009 | 1 Comment



Chris Dolce, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel Aug. 16, 2009 5:41 pm ET ATLANTIC An area of low pressure off of Florida's West Coast that became Tropical Depression Four early this morning has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Claudette. As of 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Claudette was located about 40 miles wet-southwest of Apalachicola, Florida. […]




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Tropical Storm Claudette closing in on Florida Panhandle

| August 16, 2009 | 1 Comment



Chris Dolce, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel Aug. 16, 2009 12:47 pm ET ATLANTIC An area of low pressure off of Florida's West Coast that became Tropical Depression Four early this morning has been upgraded to Tropical Storm Claudette. As of 11 a.m. Sunday morning, Claudette was located about 75 miles south-southeast of Apalachicola, Florida. […]




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T.D. Four closing in on Florida Panhandle

| August 16, 2009 | 0 Comments



T.D. Four closing in on Florida Panhandle Chris Dolce, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel Aug. 16, 2009 11:07 am ET ATLANTIC Tropical Depression 4 (35 mile per hour winds) developed from an area of low pressure off of Florida's West Coast early this morning. As of 11 a.m. Sunday morning, T.D. 4 was located about […]




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Tropical Storm Bill forms as Ana threatens

| August 15, 2009 | 1 Comment



James Wilson, Lead Meteorologist, The Weather Channel Aug. 15, 2009 5:50 pm ET ATLANTIC Atlantic Basin has become quite active: Tropical Storm Ana with top winds of 40 mph and is located 805 miles east-southeast of the Leeward Islands. This is the first named storm of the 2009 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The Government of the […]




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Tropical storm Ana forms over Atlantic, moves west

| August 15, 2009 | 0 Comments



MIAMI (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Ana, the first named storm of the 2009 Atlantic hurricane season, formed on Saturday and was moving west toward the Leeward Islands, the National Hurricane Center said. With maximum sustained winds near 40 miles per hour, Ana was expected to strengthen slowly and turn toward the west-northwest, which could bring […]




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NOAA Lowers Hurricane Season Outlook, Cautions Public Not to Let Down Guard

| August 9, 2009 | 1 Comment



According to its August Atlantic hurricane season outlook, NOAA now expects a near- to below-normal Atlantic hurricane season, as the calming effects of El Niño continue to develop. But scientists say the season’s quiet start does not guarantee quiet times ahead. The season, which began June 1, is entering its historical peak period of August […]




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