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Prepare Your Business For A Hurricane

It's never too early to prepare your business for the potential hurricanes.

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TD #1 Is Now Tropical Storm Arthur

The 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season began one month ago today. We have our first named storm, today, July 1st. Arthur isn't expected to threaten the Gulf Coast.

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Is Your Pet Ready for Hurricane Season?

My little dogs are always ready for a road trip. They've been to Tennessee, Texas, New Orleans, even Alaska and Las Vegas with us. But there's one trip we've never made with them:  a hurricane evacuation

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NOAA, ‘Hurricane Hunters’ May Soon Be Using Drones

NOAA may soon be using drones to study hurricanes. Military aircraft have flown into the eyes of multiple hurricanes over the years. If drones use prove practical, the risk to humans will be dramatically reduced.

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Prepare For Hurricane Season Tax Free

Hurricane season begins June 1st. The Louisiana Department of Revenue wants residents to be prepared. Hurricane preparations can be costly, so they're holding a Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday the weekend of May 24th & 25th.

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Can Wind Farms Protect Us From Hurricanes?

Can wind turbines weaken a hurricane? A recent study indicates that may be the case. Stanford University engineering professor Mark Jacobson says massive offshore wind farms can potentially reduce hurricane winds by as much as 92 mph, and reduce storm surge by 79%.

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Ex-cop Acquitted In 2005 Katrina Shooting

 

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Lingering memories from Hurricane Katrina were evident in New Orleans as residents considered the acquittal of ex-cop David Warren.

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Tropical Storm Warning For Karen Moves Westward A Bit

The new Tropical Storm Warning is now in effect from Morgan City eastward to the mouth of the Pearl River.

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Tropical Update – Tropical Storm Ingrid Forms In The Gulf Of Mexico

Tropical Depression 10 is forecast to become Tropical Storm Ingrid by later today. The storm is gaining strength in the Gulf of Mexico but not expected to be a major player in Acadiana's weather this weekend.

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Humberto First Hurricane Of 2013

Humberto was officially declared a hurricane at 5am (CDT), missing the record for latest first hurricane in a season by 3 hours. That record is held by Hurricane Gustav (8am, Sept. 11th, 2008).

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Hurricane Katrina Hits The Gulf Coast
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Eight Years After Katrina, The Recovery Continues

The Greater New Orleans Community Data Center says about 80 percent of the pre-storm population has returned. Rebuilding cost estimates run as high as 150 billion dollars.

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NOAA Revises Forecast For 2013 Hurricane Season

Forecasters are revising their prediction downward for the Atlantic hurricane season.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued its revised forecast Thursday.

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