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2011-08-05 00:00:04

Emily takes aim at the US Virgin Islands and Florida coast; Water Damage Local.com urges residents to prepare their homes for damaging winds, torrential rainfall, and flood damage. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Water Damage Local.com, a nationwide provider of water removal and restoration providers, is keeping a watchful eye on the fifth named storm of the 2011 hurricane season, Tropical Storm Emily, and encouraging residents along the southeastern US coastline to be prepared for...

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2010-09-02 12:35:00

Hurricane Earl continues to churn in the Atlantic as it closed in on the US eastern seaboard Thursday, causing tens of thousands of people to flee North Carolina's barrier islands to avoid the dangerous winds and surf. Earl, the strongest Atlantic storm of 2010, was expected to not make landfall as it barrels up the east coast beginning late Thursday. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) predicted the storm will produce hurricane strength winds as far as 90 miles from the eye of the...

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2006-01-10 06:09:47

Three of the most powerful hurricanes of 2005 were filled with mysterious lightning. NASA -- The boom of thunder and crackle of lightning generally mean one thing: a storm is coming. Curiously, though, the biggest storms of all, hurricanes, are notoriously lacking in lightning. Hurricanes blow, they rain, they flood, but seldom do they crackle. Surprise: During the record-setting hurricane season of 2005 three of the most powerful storms -- Rita, Katrina, and Emily -- did have lightning,...

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. Relentless howling winds and torrential rain left famed seaside towns badly flooded, and thousands of sullen tourists looked for a way out after three nights in dark, stuffy refuges with no light or running water. Homes, hotels and...

2005-10-22 22:57:54

By Noel Randewich CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane Wilma blasted through Mexico's Caribbean resorts on Saturday, smashing homes and killing at least six people in a slow-moving rampage that put it on course to hit Florida next. Howling hurricane winds tore off roofs and uprooted trees for a third day running across the Yucatan peninsula. Thousands of glum tourists faced another night in sweltering shelters with no light or running water, eating food rations. The long spit of...

2005-10-21 11:18:31

By Greg Brosnan PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane Wilma's fierce winds and rain battered Mexico's famed Caribbean beach resorts on Friday, knocking over trees and trapping thousands of nervous tourists inside cramped shelters. Powerful waves swallowed up white sand beaches in the popular resort of Cancun and electricity was cut all along Mexico's "Maya Riviera" and on the island of Cozumel, a favorite of scuba divers and cruise ship passengers. Sturdy tropical trees...

2005-10-21 01:21:47

By Noel Randewich CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Lashing wind and rain pounded Mexican beach resorts on Friday and thousands of tourists hunkered down in shelters to escape Hurricane Wilma, which was hammering Caribbean resorts on its way to densely populated southern Florida. Heavy rain was coming down in diagonal sheets and howling winds were buckling sturdy trees. Tourists were evacuated from luxury beachfront hotels all along Mexico's "Maya Riviera" coast and the normally calm,...

2005-10-21 09:21:33

By Noel Randewich CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane Wilma's ferocious winds and rain pounded Mexico's famous Caribbean beach resorts on Friday, knocking down trees and pinning thousands of tourists inside cramped shelters. Powerful waves swallowed up Cancun's white sand beaches and most of Mexico's "Maya Riviera" resorts were in darkness as electricity was knocked out along the coast and on the island of Cozumel, a favorite of scuba divers. Sturdy tropical trees danced in howling...

2005-10-21 08:58:08

By Noel Randewich CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Hurricane Wilma's ferocious winds and rain pounded Mexico's famous Caribbean beach resorts on Friday, knocking down trees and pinning thousands of tourists inside cramped shelters. Powerful waves swallowed up Cancun's white sand beaches and most of Mexico's "Maya Riviera" resorts were in darkness as electricity was knocked out along the coast and on the island of Cozumel, a favorite of scuba divers. Sturdy tropical trees danced in howling...

2005-10-21 05:09:38

By Noel Randewich CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Lashing wind and rain pounded Mexican beach resorts on Friday and thousands of tourists hunkered down in shelters to escape Hurricane Wilma, which was hammering Caribbean resorts on its way to densely populated southern Florida. Heavy rain was coming down in diagonal sheets and howling winds were buckling sturdy trees. Tourists were evacuated from luxury beachfront hotels all along Mexico's "Maya Riviera" coast and the normally calm,...


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Hurricane Features
2012-05-22 10:04:25

Location A: This is known as the Eye or the center of the Hurricane/Typhoon/Cyclone. This region is highlighted by the potential for calm winds and also the fact that it’s possible to see the sun or moon during the night. It also gives people false sense that the storm may be done, when in fact it is only at the half way point. Location B: This region is known as feeder bands that outline the center of the storm. In this region you will see very strong winds and also tornadoes and heavy...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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