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Meteorological Disasters

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  • Georgia awaits 'crippling' ice storm 'of historical proportions'

    Georgia awaits 'crippling' ice storm 'of historical proportions'
    President Obama declared a state of emergency in Georgia on Tuesday as the southern state awaited what the National Weather Service called a potentially “crippling” ice and snow storm “of historical proportions.”
  • Concern grows over possibility of a massive power surge

     Concern grows over possibility of a massive power surge
    FREDERICK, Md. — Roscoe Bartlett was rattling off the prices of giant bags of rice, wheat and corn, sold cheaply at Sam's Club. The former congressman from rural, western Maryland expressed bewilderment that every American doesn't stockpile such...

    Five questions to ponder on the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy

    Five questions to ponder on the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy
    A year ago, Superstorm Sandy rushed ashore in New Jersey and created a path of destruction. As the nation remembers the first anniversary of the deadliest and most costly storm of the 2012 season, here are five questions worth pondering: 1.    Was Sandy...

    Navy hospital ship Mercy ordered to be ready to deploy to Philippines

    Navy hospital ship Mercy ordered to be ready to deploy to Philippines
    The Navy has ordered the San Diego-based hospital ship Mercy to prepare for possible deployment to the Philippines to assist in disaster relief operations. If the order to deploy is issued in the next few days, the Mercy would arrive in the...

    What we know: Colorado's floods, by the numbers

    What we know: Colorado's floods, by the numbers
    Wretched weather continued to hamper rescue efforts in Colorado on Sunday as officials released damage estimates illustrating the magnitude of the disaster. By the numbers, here's some analysis of what we know about Colorado's floods, along with what we...