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Harvey blamed on climate change despite hurricane drought

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 10:30am MDT

Before Harvey, it had been a record 12 years since a major hurricane made landfall in the United States, but that hasn’t stopped the climate change movement from blaming the Category 4 storm on global warming. A torrent of claims linking Hurricane Harvey to climate change surfaced after the storm hit Corpus Christi, Texas, late […]

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NOAA Upgrades Hurricane Season To Above Normal

Monday, August 14th, 2017 5:46am MDT

Less than half way through the 2017 hurricane season the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has upgraded the chances of an above-normal season in the Atlantic. In May, NOAA had estimated that the chance of an above-normal season was about 45 percent. Now the chance of an above-normal season is set at about 60 percent. […]

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An overblown link between hurricanes and global warming

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 5:16am MDT

Hurricane Matthew proved to be a dangerous storm that killed hundreds, and caused floods and property damage from Haiti to the Carolinas. Thanks a lot, global warming. That, at least, is what some alarmists would have us believe. “Hurricane Matthew, a record-shattering storm that is unusual for October, is a reminder of climate change’s potential […]

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Sen. Harry Reid sparks outrage over comparison of Hurricane Sandy to Katrina

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 2:23pm MDT

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s comment last week that those who suffered the effects of Hurricane Katrina had it easy as compared to the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy has sparked a quick and vicious response. Sen. David Vitter called the Democrat leader ‘an idiot’ Monday and Reid was forced to issue an apology.  Read the […]

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International Space Station cameras capture video of Hurricane Isaac

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012 9:48am MDT

On the surface of the Earth hurricanes bring destruction and oftentimes death with a ferocity unlike any other type of weather. Viewed from above however hurricanes seem almost tranquil and in some ways beautiful as is seen in new video of Hurricane Isaac from the International Space Station. Check out the stunning video as well as […]

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Forecasters increase chances for hurricane activity during second half of season

Friday, August 10th, 2012 2:03pm MDT

The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season has been a relatively active one although not particularly notable. NOAA forecasters have updated their outlook for the season though and are cautioning that hurricane activity may soon increase in the basin.  Read the rest of this story on Examiner.com  

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Hurricane Irene set to become nation’s 10th billion dollar disaster of the year

Monday, August 29th, 2011 4:23pm MDT

The Atlantic’s first major hurricane struck the United States over the weekend becoming the first hurricane to make landfall in the country since 2008.  It adds to the nation’s tally of billion dollar disasters this year and leaves at least two dozen people dead in its wake. As reported by the Natural Disasters Examiner, initial […]

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Navy “Angels” deliver help for kids in hurricane stricken New Orleans

Monday, December 13th, 2010 12:25pm MDT

Every child should have a toy under the Christmas tree but the sad reality is that there are those that go without.  In New Orleans, the city is still recovering from Hurricane Katrina and many children have been forced to grow up all too soon and face the reality of a natural disaster.  The U.S. […]

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2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season as Active as Predicted but U.S. Dodges the Bullet

Sunday, December 12th, 2010 4:18am MDT

Virtually every forecaster predicted an extremely active 2010 hurricane season and they were proven right.  Mercifully however the United States was spared the worst as not one storm made landfall in the U.S. In all, there were 19 named storms in 2010 which ties 1887 and 1995 for the third most on record.  Of those […]

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With Hurricane Earl approaching the East Coast, space station astronauts take pictures

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010 12:30pm MDT

A slightly weakened but still powerful Hurricane Earl continues on its path drawing nearer to the United States East Coast. In recent days, astronauts aboard the International Space Station have been afforded stunning views of the storm from their 220 mile high perch. According to the National Hurricane Center (NHC), Hurricane Earl’s forecast path will […]

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