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2013-05-22 23:15:10

Being prepared is the key to reducing the effects of a hurricane disaster. This webinar coincides with the National Hurricane Center´s ℠Hurricane Preparedness Week´. Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Experts are predicting an above average hurricane season for 2013 but even with such predictions no one could have imagined the devastation faced with Superstorm Sandy last year. What it taught us is that being prepared for anything at anytime is the key to reducing the...

2011-08-26 22:30:00

Companies to donate Easy Care First Aid Kits, QuikClot® & Natrapel® 8 hour to Hurricane & Tornado Victims Littleton, NH (PRWEB) August 26, 2011 Tender Corp., a leading developer of first aid kits and emergency survival gear, today announced its sponsorship of TornadoVideos.Net. (TVN), the worldâs preeminent storm chasing team. The sponsorship will see Tender Corp. and its outdoor division Adventure® Medical Kits (AMK) outfit TVNâs principal...

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2010-10-06 15:30:00

NASA wrapped up one of its largest hurricane research efforts ever last week after nearly two months of flights that broke new ground in the study of tropical cyclones and delivered data that scientists will now be able to analyze for years to come. While the 2010 hurricane season has been a rather quiet one for coastal dwellers, the churning meteorology of the Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea seemed to cooperate well with the science goals of Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes...

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2010-09-24 18:00:00

An instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite noticed increasing colder cloud top temperatures of tropical depression 15 in the south-central Caribbean just before it strengthened into Tropical Storm Matthew late on Sept. 23. The TRMM satellite also spotted heavy rainfall within the system. Matthew is now headed to the western Caribbean and watches and warnings are in place as Matthew may continue to strengthen. Cloud top temperatures indicate the strength of the storm to forecasters. The colder the...

2010-04-21 10:10:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Academy Award winning actor and long-time supporter of disaster relief for coastal communities in the U.S. and Caribbean, Morgan Freeman, encourages residents at risk for hurricanes to start preparing now for hurricane season. Today, The Great Hurricane Blowout (Blowout) launched Ready, Set, PLAN!T, the first of several steps that, when completed, will leave residents ready for the risks hurricane season can bring. A longtime...

2010-03-31 13:43:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Hurricane Center Director Bill Read pledged today to "Dine in the Dark" on June 1st as he became the first to join the "Great Hurricane Blowout" (Blowout), a new campaign launched by the nonprofits Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc.-- FLASH® and Plan!t Now. The Blowout, sponsored by Kohler and State Farm, is a first of its kind, layered social media campaign that will promote hurricane preparedness through...

2009-08-17 13:01:00

Red Cross reminds you to stay prepared WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With two storms swirling in the Atlantic Ocean, the American Red Cross issues a reminder for people who live in hurricane-prone areas to update their preparedness plans. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "Just this weekend Tropical Storm Claudette formed very quickly in the Gulf of Mexico, proof you don't always have a lot of time to get ready for a storm," said Joe...

2008-09-02 06:00:03

Text of report by Caribbean Media Corporation news agency website BAHAMAS-WEATHER-Bahamas brace for Tropical Storm Hanna NASSAU, Bahamas, CMC - Bahamians were bracing for the passage of Tropical Storm Hanna that local meteorologists warn could become a hurricane by the time it reaches the chain of islands. It will certainly gain strength. It advanced in terms of an intensity in a very short time from a depression to a tropical storm. So, the likelihood of it becoming a hurricane is very...

2008-07-23 06:00:12

By Rick Jervis and Oren Dorell The winds of Dolly grew to hurricane force Tuesday and the storm was set to hit the Texas-Mexico border today with heavy rains that could cause serious flooding and levee breaks. Dolly is expected to hit land this morning around Brownsville, just north of the Mexican border, said Colin McAdie, a meteorologist with the National Hurricane Center in Miami. It was forecast to be the first Atlantic hurricane to hit the USA this year. Dolly's winds were...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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