Millions more US homes at risk of flooding than FEMA thinks

Think the risk of your home filling up with floodwater, magnified these days by climate change, is only an issue near the coasts and rivers? New research detailing nearly every corner of the U.S. shows otherwise.

Massive Sahara desert dust plume drifting toward the United States

Each summer massive plumes of dust traverse the atmosphere above the tropical Atlantic Ocean, traveling 5,000 miles from the Sahara desert in northern Africa all the way to the southern United States.

Sandhills homeowners benefit from disaster relief funds after Hurricanes Matthew, Florence

The damaging impact of Hurricanes Matthew and Florence is still visible in many communities across the Sandhills.
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Remnants of Cristobal move into Midwest after lashing South

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cristobal are moving across parts of the Midwest after lashing the South, unleashing downpours and bringing gusty winds.

Cristobal is now a depression, moving north toward Canada

Tropical Storm Cristobal has weakened into a depression after inundating coastal Louisiana and ginning up dangerous weather along most of the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Tropical Storm Cristobal makes landfall in southeast Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cristobal made landfall in Southeast Louisiana Sunday evening. The National Hurricane Center announced that the center of the storm made landfall at 6 p.m. ET along the coast of southeast Louisiana between the mouth of the Mississippi River and Grand Isle. Maximum sustained winds neared 50 mph.

NOAA predicts ‘above average’ 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season

We could be in for a busy hurricane season, which starts in less than two weeks.
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Thousands evacuated as river dams break in central Michigan

Rapidly rising water has overtaken dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in central Michigan.

Tropical Storm Arthur spins out to sea, will drench Bermuda

Tropical Storm Arthur crawled closer to the North Carolina coast early Monday, amid threats of some minor flooding and rough seas as the system moves off the Southeast seaboard.

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