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Houston’s Grand Parkway Experienced Losses during Tropical Storm Harvey

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Yes, The US Government Has Experimented With Controlling Hurricanes

Authored by Derrick Broze via TheAntiMedia.org, The 2017 hurricane season has wrought more damage on the Caribbean and the Gulf Coast of the United States than any season in the last decade. Tropical Storm Harvey smashed into the Gulf, temporarily swallowing Houston and other low lying areas. Show More Summary

Tropical Storm Nate Forms In Caribbean, Threatens Gulf Coast Landfall As Hurricane By Weekend

With just weeks having passed since Hurricane Harvey demolished southern Texas, Hurricane Irma devastated the Florida Keys and Hurricane Maria wiped out Puerto Rico, a new storm, Tropical Storm Nate, has just formed in the Southern Caribbean...Show More Summary

Houston after Harvey

The country’s largest city without zoning laws is at a development crossroads I moved to Houston in 2003, two years after Tropical Storm Allison. I listened to the stories of the storm with a mixture of awe and disbelief. One picture...Show More Summary

Satellite eye on Earth: August 2017 – in pictures

Greenland wildfires, deforestation and tropical storm Harvey are among the images captured by Nasa and the ESA last month Tropical storm Harvey in the Gulf of Mexico on 24 August. This geocolor image appears differently depending on whether it is day (right of the image) or night (left). Continue reading...

How will climate change impact future floods and flood insurance?

Houses are seen submerged in flood waters caused by Tropical Storm Harvey in Northwest Houston, Texas, on August 30, 2017. Photo by REUTERS/Adrees Latif Editor’s note: Radley Horton is a professor at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, where he studies climate extremes, impacts and adaptation. Show More Summary

Floods are a serious threat to Southern California, say CSUF geologists

Seeing the devastation that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma inflicted, it’s tempting to take solace that Southern California escapes anything but the rare remnant of a tropical storm. But that doesn’t mean we’re spared flooding, reminded two Cal State Fullerton geologists in the wake of Harvey and Irma. Our water events might not have names, but […]

Harvey Unleashed Toxic Waste from 13 Superfund Sites…

Via Buzzfeed: Tropical storm Harvey damaged at least 13 dump sites for thousands of tons of industrial waste, but flooding has prevented the EPA from inspecting damages in all but two sites, the agency said Saturday. This was the agency’s...Show More Summary

Weather Channel veteran Mike Seidel on why Harvey, Irma were like few storms he's covered

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Seidel has reported on more than 60 hurricanes and tropical storms during his 25 years as a Weather Channel meteorologist.        

Why We Can't Stop Hurricanes and All the Ways We've Tried

It's already been a terrible year for tropical storms. Hurricane Harvey led to unprecedented levels of flooding in Texas, followed by Hurricane Irma's battering of the Caribbean and the Florida coast. And the 2017 hurricane season is far from being over. Show More Summary

The Economic Impact of Tropical Storms

Recently, Hurricanes Irma and Harvey slammed into the coasts of the Caribbean and southern parts of the United States. These destructive tropical storms caused billions of dollars worth of damage combined and displaced millions of families. Show More Summary

In the wake of Harvey, Houston needs to alter planning regulations

In the wake of Tropical Storm Harvey, it is crucial to understand Houston's land-development regulations and their limitations. To effectively respond to the storm and plan for a more resilient future, Houston may need to alter its existing land-development system, according to experts from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research.

Hurricane naming policy change

I think it's becoming clear that alternating male and female personal names to individuate Atlantic tropical cyclones is not a good idea. These storms are becoming far too nasty. Calling a storm "Harvey" makes it sound like your friendly uncle who always comes over on the Fourth of July and flirts with your mom. And […]

Hurricane Harvey victims offered free Pixel phone repairs

Hurricane Harvey has been described by officials as "one of the largest disasters America has ever faced." As Houston residents measure the damage wreaked by the tropical storm, Google is doing its little bit to help. The tech giantShow More Summary

Here's why all hurricanes, like Irma and Harvey, spin counterclockwise

All tropical storms that hit North American continent or any place in the northern hemisphere spin counterclockwise. The reason has to do with a phenomenon called the Coriolis effect. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Houston Hotel Worker’s Body Discovered In Flooded Elevator

A spa manager at an exclusive hotel in Houston who went missing during Tropical Storm Harvey has been found nearly two weeks later, with authorities revealing that her body was discovered in a flooded elevator from which she had frantically … More » The post Houston Hotel Worker’s Body Discovered In Flooded Elevator appeared first on EveryJoe.

Over 200 drinking water systems affected by Harvey still shut or impaired - U.S. regulators

(Reuters) - More than 200 drinking water systems out of 2,238 affected by Tropical Storm Harvey are still shut or have notices for customers to boil water, state and federal regulators said on Saturday.

EPA says no volatile chemicals found in water near Arkema plant in Texas

(Reuters) - Water samples collected after an Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas caught fire following a power outage due to Tropical Storm Harvey contained no volatile chemicals, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Fri...

After rescuing Texans in aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, Task Force 5 welcomed home in Orange County

  California Task Force 5 members returned from Texas on Thursday after helping in more than 1,000 rescues of people trapped by flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey. Forty-five firefighters from the OCFA were greeted by family members and supporters following their two-week deployment. “It was so tragic,” said Firefighter Kent Rundle. “Many of those people […]

Orange County firefighters return after rescuing hundreds in Houston

IRVINE – After a two-week deployment to greater Houston, where it rescued hundreds caught up in Tropical Storm Harvey, California Task Force 5 rolled back into town Thursday evening, with 100 family members and others greeting them with signs, balloons and hugs. The 45 firefighters pulled into the headquarters here of the Orange County Fire Authority, the agency […]

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