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2010-09-03 09:05:45

Hurricane Earl lashed the North Carolina coast last night and this morning, September 3, and is now headed for Cape Cod, Massachusetts.

2006-08-27 20:18:02

By Anthony Boadle HAVANA (Reuters) - Hurricane Ernesto weakened to a tropical storm as it pounded Haiti with torrential rains on Sunday, but forecasters said it could regain hurricane strength over open sea before barreling across eastern Cuba on track for the Florida Keys.

2006-08-27 17:09:11

By Jim Loney MIAMI (Reuters) - Hurricane Ernesto weakened to a tropical storm as it hammered flood-prone Haiti on Sunday and Florida and Cuba started evacuations as the storm headed for the Gulf of Mexico a year after Hurricane Katrina swamped New Orleans.

2006-08-24 09:05:00

With solid concrete walls and roofs and laminated glass windows protected by storm shutters, a house can be built to withstand nearly any hurricane. But very few are. It costs too much.

2005-10-23 20:00:00

By Laura Myers KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - Hurricane Wilma strengthened as it raced toward Florida on Sunday after devastating Mexico's Caribbean resorts with floods and wild winds that smashed thousands of homes and killed seven people.

2005-10-23 17:17:45

By Laura Myers KEY WEST, Florida (Reuters) - Hurricane Wilma strengthened as it raced toward Florida on Sunday after devastating Mexico's Caribbean resorts with floods and wild winds that smashed thousands of homes and killed seven people.

2005-10-23 11:23:17

By Noel Randewich CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane Wilma bore down on Florida on Sunday after devastating Mexico's Caribbean resorts with flood water and wild winds that smashed thousands of homes and killed at least seven people.

2005-10-23 09:48:49

By Noel Randewich CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Mexico's Caribbean beach resorts were knee-deep in water and strewn with debris on Sunday after Hurricane Wilma roared through, smashing homes and killing at least seven people before taking aim at Florida.

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2005-10-21 08:09:55

In the time Max Mayfield has been at the National Hurricane Center, the forecasting of killer storms has gone from flying kites to satellites and computer models to help pinpoint the ferocity and landfall of storms. But Wilma has confounded the experts.

2005-06-28 17:33:06

New Florida homes withstood last year's four hurricanes better than their older counterparts -- thanks in large measure to continued improvements in the state's hurricane building code, say University of Florida engineers.


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