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Oak and McKinney Wildfires, CA, July-August 2022

There are two large wildfires burning in California. The Oak fire started on July 22nd near the Sierra foothills community of Midpines, approximately 40 miles southwest of Yosemite National Park. […]

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Flooding in eastern Kentucky, July 2022

Areas of eastern Kentucky are experiencing catastrophic flooding after heavy rainfall July 27 and 28th. The rain caused severe damage and killed at least 16 people. Waters rose quickly during […]

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Super Typhoon Rai, the Philippines, Dec 2021

Super Typhoon Rai, locally known as Odette, came ashore on Siargao Island in the Philippines on Thursday, December 16, 2021, bringing heavy rain which caused widespread flooding and landslides. The […]

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Hurricane Ida, Aug-Sept 2021

Hurricane Ida made landfall as a Category 4 storm, the fifth-strongest storm to hit the U.S. mainland. The storm struck land on August 29th near Port Fourchon, Louisiana, about 60 […]

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7.2M earthquake in Haiti, August 2021

A 7.2M earthquake struck Haiti 78 miles west of the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince on August 14, 2021. The death toll has grown to near 2,000 as response operations continue. The […]

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Severe flooding in Germany and Belgium, July 2021

Torrential rainfall is causing severe flooding in parts of Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg. While at least 46 people have been reported killed by the flood waters, the extent […]

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Cyclone Tauktae, India, May 2021

Cyclone Tauktae made landfall along the west coast of India on Monday, May 17, 2021 with wind speeds equivalent to a Category 3 storm, the strongest recorded in the area. […]

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Hurricane Sally, September 2020

Hurricane Sally was a Category 2 storm when it made landfall on Wednesday, September 16, near Gulf Shores, Alabama, about 30 miles from Pensacola, Florida. The slow-moving storm brought damaging […]

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West Coast Wildfires, September 2020

Numerous wildfires are blazing across the West Coast of the U.S. Wildfires have burned more than 3 million acres of land in California this fire season, destroyed over 7,000 structures, […]

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Hurricane Laura, Gulf of Mexico, August 2020

Hurricane Laura made landfall near Cameron, Louisiana early Thursday, August 27, 2020. The Category 4 storm was one of the largest to make landfall in the United States. Laura left […]

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