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Many Texas Beaches Likely to Erode, Be Overwashed, or Inundated by Hurricane Harvey

Erosion, News
Aug
25

USGS Coastal Change Forecast model is predicting that 94 percent of Texas’s 367 miles of coastline will undergo some level of beach erosion from the storm surge and large waves Hurricane Harvey will produce.

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Hurricane Harvey: Coastal cities in Texas begin evacuating

News
Aug
24

Harvey is rapidly strengthening and is forecast to become a Category 3 hurricane with winds of at least 111 mph by the time it hits the middle Texas coast late Friday or early Saturday, the hurricane center said Thursday. After hitting Corpus Christi, the storm is expected to stall over the state.

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Tropical Storm Cindy Tracking Through Gulf of Mexico

News
Jun
21

Tropical Storm Cindy continues to track through the northwest Gulf of Mexico, bringing potentially life-threatening flooding concerns to parts of the Gulf Coast and South through late this week. Gusty winds, rip currents and isolated tornadoes are also expected.

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Starting hurricane season without leaders of NOAA and FEMA should ‘scare the hell out of everybody’

News
Jun
3

Hurricane season began on June 1, and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the season will be a busy one, with an above-average range of 5-9 hurricanes likely in the Atlantic. The two agencies that protect the country’s coastlines and its residents, NOAA and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) are still without leaders.

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Bangladesh raises highest danger warning as cyclone Mora takes aim

News
May
29

Bangladesh raised its storm danger signal to the highest level of 10 on Monday as a severe and intensifying cyclone churned toward its low-lying coast historically vulnerable to deadly storm surge, and was expected to make landfall within 12 hours.

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Migratory seabird deaths linked to hurricanes

Stronger and more frequent hurricanes may pose a new threat to the sooty tern, a species of migratory seabird found throughout the Caribbean and Mid-Atlantic, a new study reveals. Although sooty terns are neither rare nor endangered, they have long been used by scientists as an indicator species to determine the health of the region’s marine environment.

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Tropical Cyclone Dineo To hit Mozambique Coast

News
Feb
15

When NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Dineo in the Mozambique Channel on Feb. 15, the storm was centered just off the coast of Mozambique and moving toward landfall.

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Super Typhoon Nock-ten (Nina) Has Rapidly Intensified Ahead of Strike on the Philippines on Christmas

News
Dec
24

A major typhoon is gaining strength as it draws closer to the Philippines, where it’s expected to make landfall during Christmas Day.

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Tropical cyclone Yvette forecast to hit Western Australian coast

News
Dec
23

Tropical Cyclone Yvette, the first to hit Australia this season, is currently building strength in the Indian Ocean 700km northwest of Karratha, Western Australia, and is due to make landfall over the Christmas weekend.

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