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Hurricane Florence could hit parts of North Carolina with up to 13 feet of storm surge and 40 inches of rain — here’s what that much water actually looks like

Hurricane Florence is heading for the Carolinas, where it’s forecasted to bring devastating storm surge and rainfall. Some parts of the coastal Carolinas could see up to 13 feet of storm surge, while isolated pockets of North Carolina could see up to 40 inches of rainfall. Experts and officials urged […]
Hurricane Florence could hit parts of North Carolina with up to 13 feet of storm surge and 40 inches of rain — here’s what that much water actually looks like
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Terrifying Images Of The Record Typhoon Hitting The Philippines

A record-breaking typhoon smashed into central Philippines early Friday morning local time. Haiyan — the fourth typhoon to hit the Philippines in 2013 — could be the strongest storm ever recorded to make landfall, with winds of up to 200 mph. Below are some intensely-scary images and animations of the […]
Terrifying Images Of The Record Typhoon Hitting The Philippines
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After Sandy, New York City Is Getting Serious About Climate Change

[credit provider=”Mimoza291 at www.flickr.com” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mimoza291/8056028816/”] Mayor Michael Bloomberg, addressing a meeting on New York City’s recovery from Hurricane Sandy this morning, spoke of a future in a warming world with the stark reality of more such devastating storms, saying the city will lead the way in stemming climate change.”We cannot […]
After Sandy, New York City Is Getting Serious About Climate Change
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A Storm Surge Barrier For Manhattan Is A Death Sentence For Staten Island

[credit provider=”AP”] If storm surges were built to protect lower Manhattan, it will make storms hit much harder in the surrounding areas, including some of those that were the worst hit by Superstorm Sandy — Staten Island, The Jersey Shore and Long Island.After Sandy’s aftermath, many people have suggested spending […]
A Storm Surge Barrier For Manhattan Is A Death Sentence For Staten Island
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This Is The Infrastructure New York City Needs To Build To Withstand Hurricanes

[credit provider=”Alex Silvermann via Kenny Herman/Twitter” url=”https://twitter.com/kennyherman/status/263072744936194050/photo/1″] Superstorm Sandy’s surge halted a little more than a block from my home, mirroring almost precisely the border of two different nearby flood zones on New York City’s evacuation map.Homes, stores and warehouses closer to the Gowanus Canal at the westernmost end of […]
This Is The Infrastructure New York City Needs To Build To Withstand Hurricanes
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Here’s The Mountain Of Evidence Linking Climate Change To Bigger Storms

[credit provider=”NASA/GSFC” url=”http://www.eurekalert.org/multimedia/emb/48553.php?from=223362″] The huge superstorm Sandy has left a path of destruction across the Eastern seaboard and everyone’s wondering — was this insanely intense storm that some are calling a once a century event related to climate change?Some researchers will say yes, it’s likely that the two are related. […]
Here’s The Mountain Of Evidence Linking Climate Change To Bigger Storms
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Your Home Insurance May Not Cover You When The Power Goes Out

[credit provider=”Vimeo/Mark Cersosimo and Kelsey Holtaway” url=”http://vimeo.com/37093042″] At best a power outage is a minor inconvenience that gives the family a chance to eat by candlelight and the kids an opportunity to discover a world away from the TV and computer.Let Insurance.com help you find affordable home insurance now.
Your Home Insurance May Not Cover You When The Power Goes Out