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World Meteorological Organization retires 4 hurricane names from 2017 season

After they wreaked havoc on the United States and Caribbean in 2017, the World Meteorological Organization has retired four hurricane names: Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate.

Hurricane center updates Irma death toll in US, Caribbean

The death toll from Hurricane Irma's catastrophic rampage across the Caribbean and the southeastern U.S. has risen to 44 fatalities directly caused by its strong winds and heavy rains, according to NHC.
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Chef serving up in Surf City after facing Hurricane Irma

Jeremy Ebert is the executive Chef at Beauchaines 211 in Surf City and a survivor of Hurricane Irma.

US hits record for costly weather disasters: $306 billion

With three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion.
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Puerto Rico’s Maria death toll climbs to 64, as FEMA assistance tops $1B

Puerto Rico's official death toll from Hurricane Maria has risen to 64, the island's Department of Public Safety (DPS) announced Saturday.

Recap of the eventful 2017 Atlantic hurricane season

The catastrophic Atlantic hurricane season officially ends Thursday. This season had more than the usual number of storms with 17 named storms.
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US economy expanded at brisk 3.3 pct. pace in third quarter

Led by a rise in business investment, the U.S. economy grew at an annual pace of 3.3 percent from July through September, its fastest rate in three years.
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Lowe’s gets a hurricane boost, but investors not blown away

Lowe's profit more than doubled in the third quarter as Americans along the Gulf Coast loaded up trunks and trucks with material to repair the damage delivered by a pair of gigantic hurricanes.

FEMA: Cost of current disaster relief at $200 million per day

The head of FEMA says the agency is spending more than $200 million per day for disaster response following three major hurricanes and the CA wildfires.

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