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Dorian is roughly 105 miles off the shore of Fort Pierce, Florida. It has maximum sustained winds of 110 miles per hour. Officials in the Bahamas say there are at least five storm-related deaths.
Hurricane Dorian has sustain maximum winds of 155 mph. Hurricane conditions are expected on the east coast of Florida by late Monday or early Tuesday, along with “life-threatening” storm surge levels.
The central U.S. just experienced the most widespread river flooding ever recorded there. Flood defenses in major cities largely performed well, but many smaller communities were simply overwhelmed.
Scientists are getting more and better data on our changing climate. Now, there’s a push to use it to help people cope with the extremes we know are coming.
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The Category 1 storm is expected to cross the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean by late Sunday or early Monday. Some of the islands are still recovering from last year’s hits by Maria and Irma.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) – It’s going to be too hot for fireworks this weekend, at least for a few Ohio communities. Organizers of Fourth of July celebrations in Springfield Township and Swanton, both near Toledo, have canceled their Saturday night fireworks shows because of the expected extreme heat. The National Weather Service has issued excessive… Read More
CRESTLINE, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio woman says she and her daughter were blown out of their home by a tornado and feel fortunate to have suffered only scratches and bruises. Susan Cooper says the twister ripped apart her home’s roof and walls and sent her and her daughter flying into the yard on the… Read More