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2010-09-09 11:10:01

Gregory Stone, director of LSU’s WAVCIS Program and also of the Coastal Studies Institute in the university’s School of the Coast & Environment, disagrees with published estimates that more than 75 percent of the oil from the Deepwater Horizon incident has disappeared.

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2010-09-02 12:26:25

Devastating around a third of the country, it is estimated that the floods in Pakistan have affected up to 20 million people.

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2010-08-20 07:50:00

Changes in climate may be a partial cause to the record rainfall that is wreaking havoc in Asia.

2010-08-03 02:38:44

When the Missouri River flooded in 1993 and 1995, it left a deep layer of sandy silt that covered thousands of acres of rich farmland.

2010-07-02 14:45:00

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- As Tropical Storm Alex raises concerns about weather-related risks to life and property, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging U.S.

2010-06-30 17:02:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Flood Control, Inc. has recently mobilized its CAT Teams (Catastrophic Loss Teams) from its other major offices in New York, Illinois and Florida in order to prepare for Hurricane Alex: a hurricane that is soon to hit Southern Texas.

2010-05-19 09:51:00

KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- While a new America THINKS survey from HNTB Corporation shows six in ten (60 percent) Americans believe their area is prepared to deal with the potential damage from an extreme storm, hurricane or extensive flooding, events this spring have shown otherwise.

2010-05-03 13:46:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading national disaster response company is now in the Nashville Tennessee area to assist with flooding cleanup.

2010-04-07 14:21:00

AUBURN, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- ioSafe today announced its intention to provide people affected by the recent flooding in the US Northeast with a complimentary fireproof and waterproof external hard drive. 201 Associates, a New Jersey based IT and strategic business consulting firm will be coordinating the issuance of ioSafe hard drives to the victims.


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Post Weather Report From August 2, 2012
2012-08-03 11:43:48

Four major events occurred yesterday, the first being the formation of Tropical Storm Ernesto, which is now located just east of the Windward Islands with winds near 45 knots. The second was the heat in the Southern Plains as many places saw temps over 100F with heat index values near 105-110 for the region. High temperatures are again one of the main story makers across the country. 100 degree temperatures continue to plague Texas and Oklahoma. Eleven out of the last 14 days in...

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