Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
by AJ Plunkett
Nobody can stop a hurricane or typhoon; a fact that the citizens of New Orleans know all too well. It’s been seven years since the area was pummelled by Hurricane Katrina, leaving countless tragedies in its wake. And Hurricane Isaac is set to hit the New Orleans area on that same day, seven years later.
Practically speaking (and politics aside) the more information that’s known about a gathering storm system, the better a community can prepare for the danger headed its way. Read more.
Wednesday, May 16th, 2012
When Hurricane Irene began bearing down on the mid-Atlantic United States late last August, thousands of coastal residents heeded warnings and headed west, filling hotels and motels along Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley to capacity. Read more.