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After Irma

After Irma

Complete coverage of Hurricane Irma, a monster storm that struck Florida

Monday, Sep 25, 2017 at 04:07 AM PDT

2 Electric Workers Lose Wedding Rings Doing Irma Cleanup

2 Electric Workers Lose Wedding Rings Doing Irma Cleanup

Two linemen who spent days restoring power in the Tampa Bay area had the same unfortunate mishap: They lost their wedding rings. Both were heartbroken, frustrated and hoping for some kind of mini miracle....

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:57 AM PDT

Fla. Nursing Home Victims' Body Temps Nearly 110: Officials

Fla. Nursing Home Victims' Body Temps Nearly 110: Officials

By the time a 70-year-old woman was evacuated from Florida's Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills at 6:42 a.m. last Wednesday, she was in cardiac arrest and her body was blazing hot, according to officials....

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 02:01 AM PDT

Maria Regains Cat. 3 Strength, Heads for Dominican Republic

Maria Regains Cat. 3 Strength, Heads for Dominican Republic

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years tore off roofs and doors, knocked out power across the entire island and unleashed catastrophic flash flooding Wednesday in an onslaught that could...

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 06:47 AM PDT

This Time, FEMA Isn't Responding to Hurricanes With Trailers

This Time, FEMA Isn't Responding to Hurricanes With Trailers

The hurricanes that battered Texas and Florida have likely spawned the worst disaster-created housing crisis since Hurricane Katrina left hundreds of thousands of Gulf Coast residents without homes more than...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 02:54 AM PDT

Hurricane Maria Closes in on Puerto Rico as Cat. 4

Hurricane Maria Closes in on Puerto Rico as Cat. 4

Hurricane Maria was downgraded to Category 4 and its maximum sustained winds decreased slightly to 155 mph (250 kph), but the storm remained "extremely dangerous," with its core expected to reach southeastern...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 05:18 PM PDT

'Long Road to Go': Officials Talk Irma Relief in the Keys

'Long Road to Go': Officials Talk Irma Relief in the Keys

With the lower Florida Keys reopened, residents were trying to get back to business as usual Monday though there's some serious cleanup that needs to be done first. Florida Gov. Rick Scott and Health and Human...

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 09:29 AM PDT

Interpreter Warned of 'Bears' & 'Monsters' at Irma Briefing

Interpreter Warned of 'Bears' & 'Monsters' at Irma Briefing

Officials in Manatee County, Florida, are under fire after an interpreter for the deaf warned residents about "bears" and "monsters" during a Hurricane Irma emergency press conference.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 11:57 AM PDT

Florida Takes Stock of Irma's Damage to Crops

Florida Takes Stock of Irma's Damage to Crops

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is scheduled to survey agricultural damage in Florida from Hurricane Irma. Perdue will visit the state Monday, starting in Clewiston. According to a news release,...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 08:29 AM PDT

Costs From Major Natural Disasters Can Stress State Budgets

Costs From Major Natural Disasters Can Stress State Budgets

A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding. The combined tab from...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 04:43 AM PDT

Fierce Storms Haven't Slowed Growth Along US Coastlines

Fierce Storms Haven't Slowed Growth Along US Coastlines

Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored bull's-eyes...

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Here is complete coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded north of the Caribbean and east of the Gulf of Mexico. It battered Florida after bringing destruction to islands in the Caribbean
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