Hurricane forecasts good for energy

Thursday, 07 August 2014 02:46
MIAMI, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- U.S. forecasters say one of the main drivers of higher fuel prices, hurricanes, should stay away for the remainder of the season. Forecasters with the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration said it should be a below-average Atlantic hurricane season.
Better Health Information — What Did Hurricane Katrina Teach Us that Can Help with the Influx of Unaccompanied ...
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 22:30
These children are being sent to every corner of the country. Often they are being vaccinated at refugee centers before being relocated. That’s a good thing. However, it’s critical that the immunizations are recorded and tracked. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, displaced individuals relocated to all 50 states.
Hawaii braces for first hurricane since 1992
Wednesday, 06 August 2014 02:07
Supermarket shelves swept bare. Schools, government offices, attractions shuttering. Sandbags filled. Ports closing. Hawaiians look more than ready, as two hurricanes spin toward the Aloha State. But, as hurricanes go, Iselle and Julio — both Category 1 storms — are not exactly Katrina and Ivan. And hurricane centers predict they’ll weaken, maybe not even making landfall as hurricanes.
Deployable flood barriers under consideration
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 18:44
Deployable flood barriers eyed Storm barriers from a company that provided protection in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina are under consideration for use in Lyndhurst, said Mayor Robert Giangeruso. Systems from Hesco Bastion Inc. were described during a presentation at July's board of commissioners meeting. Giangeruso and Brian Intendola, of Neglia Engineering, the township's engineering firm, met with officials from Hesco earlier in the month.
"Slab" review: In Boulder, a heavy, haunting Post-Katrina play
Tuesday, 05 August 2014 07:43
The wooden block at the front of the stage in Square Product Theatre's beautifully challenging play "Slab" brings back memories of photos and news footage of roof tops captured in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina when the levees failed New Orleans. Only instead of saying "Please Help," a red spray painted message asks "Do you believe in life after death?"
This Week's Buzzword: "Annular Hurricane"
Monday, 04 August 2014 15:27
If you played a drinking game while watching The Weather Channel yesterday and your keyword was "annular hurricane," I hope your insurance covers alcohol poisoning. Here's an explanation of this week's weather buzzword that few people have ever heard before. Tropical cyclones come in many different shapes and sizes.
A variety of themes abound in novels for middle-grade readers
Monday, 04 August 2014 13:38
Every summer needs a story, and middle-grade novels have exciting stories galore. There are books about friendships and stories about fathers and sons. There are stories about real-life events and a novel relating the effects of a natural disaster. This selection of middle-grade novels includes high-interest plots about protagonists ages 8 through 14. None of the titles contains violent scenes or objectionable language.
Krewe of Neptune will roll night parade in 2015
Monday, 04 August 2014 05:33
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - A Mardi Gras tradition could be returning to Biloxi after almost a decade. The Krewe of Neptune has asked to roll a night parade for the 2015 carnival season. "Why not bring back a Biloxi tradition?" said Biloxi Council President Kenny Glavan. He's in favor of making the night parade a part of Biloxi's Mardi Gras celebration again.
Below-average Atlantic hurricane activity predicted for rest of 2014
Friday, 01 August 2014 07:56
This year’s hurricane season could be milder than average according to a new study from Colorado State University. The report forecasts that the Atlantic coast will experience about three more hurricanes, nine more named storms and one more major hurricane before the year’s end. In past years, there have been an average of 5.5 hurricanes, 10.5 named storms, and two major hurricanes still expected at this time of year.
Biloxi's seafood industry museum opens on Point Cadet
Thursday, 31 July 2014 18:33
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The Biloxi Maritime and Seafood Industry Museum made its triumphant return to Point Cadet Friday night after being destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, nine years ago. Preserving Biloxi's rich seafood industry history is what it's all about. "This gateway to Biloxi says it all. Waterfront engagement, seafood history, culture and entertainment," Biloxi Mayor AJ Holloway said.


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