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Hurricane now names Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate "officially retired"

The names of four deadly hurricanes that caused significant damage to the United States and the Caribbean last year are now retired, officials said Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the Hurricane names Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate are being removed from the list by the World Meteorological Organization. "Storm names are retired if they were so deadly …

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A hurricane tour for Richard Overton, the eldest living World War II veteran

Richard Overton visited the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Sunday. Overton, the grandson of a Tennessee slave who moved to Texas for his freedom, visited the museum after one of his friends introduced him to a billionaire philanthropist who arranged his trip. (Jahi Chikwendiu / The Washington Post) Richard Overton, the grandson of a slave, worked …

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Onslow County prepares for the hurricane season

ONSLOW COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) – The hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused millions of dollars worth of damage in southern states last year. Onslow County Prepares for the Worst Again This Year Early reports say this hurricane season could be as bad, if not worse, than last year. Onslow County ensures that they are prepared for the worst-case scenario as well …

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The aftermath of Hurricane Maria forces hundreds of schools in Puerto Rico to close – VICE News

Puerto Rico has closed hundreds of schools after recovering from the devastation of Hurricane Maria, which aggravated the island's ongoing economic crisis. The total number of registrations in Puerto Rico has dropped by more than 38,700 since last May Education Secretary Julia Keleher told the Associated Press. Meanwhile, Puerto Rico is bankrupt and is in debt of $ 120 billion, …

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Hurricane season 2018 brings another battery of storms: The two-way: NPR

This Monday, September 18, 2017, NASA's GOES East satellite image shows the eye of Hurricane Maria approaching Dominica before hitting Puerto Rico. NASA / AP Hide Caption toggle caption NASA / AP This Monday, September 18, 2017, NASA's GOES-East satellite image shows the eye of Hurricane Maria as he approaches Dominica before hitting Puerto Rico. NASA / AP While the …

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2018 hurricane season forecast to be busy another, say meteorologists

CLOSE The José Campeche High School in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, still has not received any funds from state or federal agencies for repairs, said Candido Rivera, director of the school. "Everything we did, we did ourselves," he said. Carrie Cochran / USA TODAY Network, Rick Jervis / USA TODAY Trees curving in the storm wind on North Fort Lauderdale …

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The 2018 hurricane season is expected to be above average

These three storms are all among the five most expensive in history. As the 2017 season is still fresh for many coastal dwellers, the question arises: What will 2018 bring? The hurricane season in the Atlantic lasts from June to November. As the season kicks off in less than two months, Colorado State University released its tentative season forecast on …

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