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New Orleans mayor: Detroit can come back just like we did

Tuesday, 27 May 2014 10:59
After Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, flooding more than 80% of the city, MSNBC host Chris Matthews asked me, Why should a guy driving a cab up in Detroit care about rebuilding New Orleans? I said that an American tragedy requires an American response. This is the same reason why someone in New Orleans should care about Detroit and its struggles.
Drones are the newest tool in hurricane research
Monday, 26 May 2014 21:29
MIAMI — The point where the roiling ocean meets the fury of a hurricane's winds may hold the key to improving storm intensity forecasts — but it's nearly impossible for scientists to see. That may change this summer. Thanks to post-Hurricane Sandy federal funding, a handful of winged drones can spend hours spiraling in a hurricane's dark places, transmitting data that could help forecasters understand what makes some storms fizzle while others strengthen into monsters.
During #HurricanePreparednessWeek @TexasTech Has @TTUwind Experts Available to Discuss Upcoming Season
Monday, 26 May 2014 13:09
]]]]>]]> Expert Pitch Released:5/27/2014 5:00 PM EDT Source Newsroom:Texas Tech University more news from this sourceContact Information Available for logged-in reporters only The first hurricane of 2014, Hurricane Amanda, became the strongest May eastern Pacific hurricane on record Sunday morning, as peak winds approached that of a Category 5 storm. By Monday evening it dipped to Category 2 but, unexpectedly, regained strength Tuesday to return to Category 3.
ServiceMaster Restore Helps Homeowners Prepare for Hurricane Season with Expert Tips
Monday, 26 May 2014 04:52
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the last 10 years, hurricanes have caused more than $300 billion in damage to homes and businesses, affecting tens of millions of Americans. In recognition of National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 25-May 31), ServiceMaster Restore is arming consumers with the know-how to protect themselves, their families and possessions if affected by a hurricane this season.
Mike Myers Remembers Kanye’s Hurricane Katrina Comments; Says Rapper ‘Spoke a Truth’
Saturday, 24 May 2014 16:25
*Nine years after Kanye West put the country on notice about how George W. Bush “doesn’t care about black people,” the man who stood next to the rapper at the time, is weighing in on situation. In the June issue of GQ magazine, Mike Myers mentioned that West’s critique of the former president during a 2005 telethon to support the victims of Hurricane Katrina was one that hit home.
Jackson Co students write, donate Katrina book to public library
Thursday, 22 May 2014 14:13
JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - More than 80 Jackson County students just finished a book that captures how their community survived Hurricane Katrina. On Friday, students at East Central High School donated their book to their public library. Their gift stirred up a lot of memories and emotions. The pages revealed the shock and fear felt by South Mississippians who lived through Hurricane Katrina.
Thanks, El Niño: Only one or two major hurricanes expected this year
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 10:21
Enough crazy weather already: You can expect an average or below-average hurricane season starting in June, national forecasters said Thursday. In a radical year of weather -- from severe drought in California to brutal, will-it-ever-end winter across much of the U.S. -- only one or two major hurricanes are expected to appear in the Atlantic Ocean during the six-month period starting in June, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center.
Globalstar Satellite Phones Prepare Residents for the 2014 Hurricane Season
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 09:30
COVINGTON, La., May 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With hurricane season upon us, it only takes one storm to disrupt our ability to stay connected. As part of National Hurricane Preparedness Week, (May 25-May 31) Globalstar, Inc. (NYSE MKT:GSAT) encourages all coastal residents to be ready before a storm approaches. Ensuring reliable communications should be one of the first preparations businesses and individuals complete as the 2014 hurricane season begins.
Hurricane Season Heightens Anxieties For Victims of Past Storms
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 06:31
The about-average Atlantic hurricane season predicted by NOAA on Thursday could come as welcome news to people in areas battered by hurricanes in past years, who say it can take years to get over a monster storm. The Atlantic hurricane season officially runs between June 1 and November 15, but storms can form both before and after those dates. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials cited the lingering effects of Hurricane Sandy as they announced…
Entergy Prepares for Storm Season in Weeklong Drill
Wednesday, 21 May 2014 04:44
NEW ORLEANS, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, hundreds of Entergy employees across the company's utility service territory recently engaged in an intensive storm drill. The drill tracked a fictional hurricane and its potential impact on the Entergy service territory. Following Hurricane Katrina, Entergy adopted the federal and state Incident Command Structure for disasters that clearly defines the roles and responsibilities of the entire storm team.

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