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12 07, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry Set to Dump Two Feet of Rain on Louisiana

By | July 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tropical Storm Barry Set to Dump Two Feet of Rain on Louisiana

The leading edge of Tropical Storm Barry’s wind and rain is reaching Louisiana, where communities including New Orleans are bracing for a downpour that threatens to inundate already-high waterways. As much as 25 inches (64 centimeters) of rain could fall …

11 07, 2019

Now a Tropical Storm, Barry Takes Aim at Louisiana

By | July 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Now a Tropical Storm, Barry Takes Aim at Louisiana

Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and could strike Louisiana as a hurricane Saturday, causing almost $1 billion in damage and worsening flooding in New Orleans. The system, which was about 95 miles (153 kilometers) southeast of …

9 07, 2019

Tropical Storm Barry May Form in Gulf of Mexico Later This Week

By | July 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tropical Storm Barry May Form in Gulf of Mexico Later This Week

A tropical storm may loom in the Gulf of Mexico late Wednesday or early on July 11 as a low pressure system moves off Georgia into warm waters, gaining strength and threatening offshore oil and natural gas production. The patch …

30 05, 2019

Unusual If Not Unprecedented: 500 Tornadoes in 30 Days

By | May 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Unusual If Not Unprecedented: 500 Tornadoes in 30 Days

The U.S. has been rocked by 500 tornadoes in the past 30 days with a trapped jet stream in the atmosphere “stuck in neutral,” according to the U.S. Storm Prediction Center. In the past seven decades, only 2003, 2004, 2008 …

29 05, 2019

Viewpoint: Ground Will Shake and Snakes Will Flee as the Mississippi Drains

By | May 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Viewpoint: Ground Will Shake and Snakes Will Flee as the Mississippi Drains

I was on site in 2011 when the Army freed the Mississippi from a man-made barrier and unleashed it into a large swath of rural Louisiana — a harrowing trade off that flooded homes and farms to avoid catastrophe in …

24 05, 2019

As Many as 8 Hurricanes Forecast for ‘Near Normal’ 2019 Hurricane Season

By | May 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on As Many as 8 Hurricanes Forecast for ‘Near Normal’ 2019 Hurricane Season

As many as 8 hurricanes may form in the Atlantic in 2019, a “near normal” season following two years of storms that have left a trail of death and destruction in the Caribbean and U.S. coast. Nine to 15 named …

21 05, 2019

Storm-and-Twister Threat Moves to Arkansas-Missouri Farm Belt

By | May 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Storm-and-Twister Threat Moves to Arkansas-Missouri Farm Belt

The heavy rain, high winds and hail that swept across the southern Great Plains is now headed to Arkansas and Missouri, where farmers are already struggling to get crops in the ground in a brutally wet spring. The massive outbreak …

10 04, 2019

Extreme Storm Bringing Heavy Snow and Howling Winds to U.S.

By | April 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Extreme Storm Bringing Heavy Snow and Howling Winds to U.S.

About the photo: A woman takes a selfie in front of Cloud Gate, known as the Bean, during a snow storm in Chicago on Feb. 9, 2018. Photographer: Christopher Dilts/Bloomberg A potentially record-breaking storm is squeezing the warmth from spring …

4 04, 2019

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Bring 13 Named Storms This Year

By | April 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Bring 13 Named Storms This Year

There’s a lot of reasons people think 13 is an unlucky number. This year may add another. At least 13 storm systems should reach tropical strength and get a name in 2019, with five becoming hurricanes and two spawning winds …

22 03, 2019

Most of Country at Risk for Major Flooding This Spring

By | March 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Most of Country at Risk for Major Flooding This Spring

The deluge that devastated so much of the Midwest over the last week could be a preview for one of the worst years for flooding in the U.S., according to federal weather officials. Now flooding is occurring at St. Joseph, …