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. We've been really lucky here in Lafayette...
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.
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.
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%.