Latest Hawker Hurricane Stories

Gulf Coast Prepares For Hurricane Ike
2014-07-09 07:20:32

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From June 1 to November 30 of each year, the Atlantic hurricane season flexes its muscles. In an effort to help keep people alive and safe, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) keeps a Hurricane Preparedness website that is full of great information to help with hurricane health and safety. The CDC provides important tips to help before, during, and after a hurricane. BEFORE The first tip is to prepare for a...

2014-06-03 08:24:06

Information can be your best defense WASHINGTON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Atlantic hurricane season begins each year on June 1 and ends on November 30. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, more than 35 million people live in areas that can be affected by hurricanes. The strong winds, heavy rains and flooding that go along with hurricanes can cause serious damage to property, and endanger lives. Being informed about what to do before, during, and after a...

2014-05-15 08:36:03

As part of America's PrepareAthon! The Home Depot joins FEMA and The Ready Campaign to mark first day of hurricane season ATLANTA, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Home Depot(®), the world's largest home improvement retailer, today announced its second annual Hurricane Preparedness Workshops, a single-day effort to prepare residents in storm prone regions for the upcoming hurricane season. On Saturday, May 31, in preparation for the first day of hurricane season, The Home Depot will...

2014-02-12 23:28:24

Avi-8 Launches Collection of Timepieces Named in Honour of the Iconic British Fighter Plane (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Avi-8 have launched the Hawker Hurricane Collection, an elegant collection of timepieces to honour the iconic Hawker Hurricane fighter plane that is remembered with affection by the British as it boldly brought home victory in the Battle of Britain in 1940. A small, robust single-seater fighter plane first built in 1935, the Hawker Hurricane valiantly swooped through the...

Dust From Africa's Sahara Can Travel Thousands Of Miles
2013-09-19 04:29:42

[ Watch the Video: African Dust Goes Global ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Dust clouds originating in Africa’s Sahara Desert can travel thousands of miles, impacting in the air quality in Texas and other regions of the world, according to research appearing in a recent edition of the journal Environmental Science and Technology. In fact, not only can this phenomenon occur, but it does so every year – and the dust often reaches the US in large...

2013-08-22 23:20:51

Hurricane season affects millions of Americans across the country, from June through November. The home safety and security professionals at AlarmSystemReport.com created a list of tips for homeowners to avoid the damage that can occur with hurricanes. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 22, 2013 Hurricane season is a fact of life for many people throughout the country, and it’s not just people located directly on the coastline that are affected by these powerful forces of nature. In fact,...

2013-06-19 23:26:07

Satellite telephone provider, Satmodo, provides a free interactive hurricane supplies checklist, including satellite phones as a key component that is missing from most survival kits. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 The predictions are here, along with Andrea, the first named storm of the season. She drenched Florida, flooded the east coast, and woke up the nation to the fact that we are in for a big storm year. Emergency kits are extremely important and can be the difference between life and death...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'