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Global warming & hurricanes

VIDEO Is Global Warming Fueling Hurricanes? “The higher temperatures of the ocean and atmosphere are probably enhancing the intensity and possibly the frequency,” said Dr.Mark Jacobson, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford...

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Wilma update

This NOAA satellite image taken Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at 2:15 a.m. EDT shows thick clouds associated with Hurricane Wilma centered west-southwest of Jamaica. The storm is expected to remain a strong hurricane the next few days while moving north-northwest...

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Wilma update

Hurricane Wilma Grows to Category 5 Storm By FREDDY CUEVAS, Associated Press Writer SAN PEDRO SULA , Honduras - Gathering strength at a fierce pace, Hurricane Wilma grew into a Category 5 monster storm early Wednesday with 175 mph winds. Forecasters warned...

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Impact on hurricane Stan in Mexico

Hurricane Stan leaves 300,000 needing help in Mexico BY SUSANA HAYWARD Knight Ridder Newspapers MEXICO CITY - (KRT) - Rescuers with emergency supplies of food and water can't reach more than 300,000 people in mountainous regions of Mexico's Chiapas state...

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the strength of hurricanes

Hurricanes are getting stronger, study says The number of Category 4 and 5 hurricanes worldwide has nearly doubled over the past 35 years, even though the total number of hurricanes has dropped since the 1990s, according to a study by researchers at the...

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Katrina and a dog alive

Katrina and a dog alive

A dog stands on a flooded street of the ninth area in New Orleans September 18, 2005. The death toll from Hurricane Katrina climbed to 883 on Sunday after Louisiana officials raised the number of confirmed fatalities in that state to 646, up from 579...

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Global warming & Katrina

Did Global Warming Boost Katrina's Fury? Experts: Rise in Temperature Added More Water to Storm's Surge Sept. 14, 2005 — If Katrina had struck the Gulf Coast just three decades earlier, the results might have been quite different. It would have still...

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