hurricanes

hurricanes

Tropical Storm Barry Is a Huge Test for New Orleans’ Flood System

The National Weather Service is projecting a “life-threatening storm surge” and rains on par with Hurricanes Harvey and Florence.
Alex Lubben
7.12.19
disaster aid

Congress Is Giving Puerto Rico Some Disaster Aid Funding — FINALLY

It's a lot more than President Trump initially agreed to
Emma Ockerman
5.23.19
climate change

"We had to go:" The threat of worse hurricanes forced these Panama City residents out for good

Over the next century, landfalling hurricanes will grow more intense due to warming ocean waters, according to a recent climate report.
Emma Ockerman
12.5.18
the panhandle

“We’re not OK:” Panama City’s poor are still devastated after Hurricane Michael

“People just need to know that we’re not going to be OK, we’re not OK.”
Emma Ockerman
11.15.18
Pizza

This 40-Pound Pizza Burger Thing Is The Best/Grossest Way to Donate $2,000 to Hurricane Victims

“Everybody said I was crazy, I was out of my mind, how are you going to cook it? How are you going to put it all together?”
Jelisa Castrodale
10.16.18
VICE News

PHOTOS: Hurricane Michael hit Florida's Panhandle like a "bomb"

Even veteran storm chasers are saying they're shocked by the extreme devastation
VICE News
10.11.18
hurricane florence

At Least 3.4 Million Farm Animals Drowned in the Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

Millions more are still at risk of dying from exposure, starvation, or drowning as the Carolinas recover.
Becky Ferreira
9.19.18
hurricane florence

“This storm is not moving”: Rescues begin in North Carolina as floodwaters rise

A race to help those too poor to evacuate on their own.
Tess Owen
Alexandra Jaffe
Roberto Ferdman
9.15.18
weather

Hurricane Categories Don’t Capture How Dangerous Florence Is

The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale only measures wind speed and nothing else.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.14.18
energy

Climate Change Exacerbates Hurricane Florence as America Becomes World’s Leading Crude Oil Producer

Hurricane Florence will make landfall in the Carolinas on the same day the US Department of Energy announces that the US has likely surpassed Russia and Saudi Arabia in crude oil production.
Becky Ferreira
9.13.18
hurricane maria

Even Republicans are countering Trump's baseless claim about Hurricane Maria deaths

Florida Gov. Rick Scott, for one, defended the independent study that said thousands were lost
Emma Ockerman
9.13.18
Trump

Trump Attacks Rigorous Science By Denying Puerto Rico’s Hurricane Maria Death Toll

The researchers found that nearly 3,000 people had died during and following the hurricane who wouldn’t have otherwise died
Kaleigh Rogers
9.13.18
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