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Armies of walking corpses roaming the Kansas prairie with only one goal – to kill and devour the living. It's the plot of dozens of movies and a hit TV show. But what if it happened? Would be ready? That's the question posed by the Kansas...
As the fifth named storm of the season fell apart in the Caribbean Thursday, federal hurricane forecasters rolled out an update their predictions for the rest of what they still say will be an "active" season. The August outlook calls for a slight...
You paid to have storm shutters for your home, but would you know what to do to install them quickly and efficiently if a storm were approaching? South Florida shutter experts recommend doing a run through on at least a few of the windows in your home if...
Tags: Disasters, Hurricanes, Natural Disasters
KIAHWays to donate or volunteer United Way - All donations should be coordinated through the United Way at 281-292-4155 x 265. - United Way is taking in-kind and financial donations at HelpOurCounty.org. - To volunteer, go to HelpOurCounty.org. Red Cross...
Annapolis Optimist Club Volunteers 18 and older are needed to help with the organization's youth-based programs, which include sports, scouts, camps, charitable campaigns, teaming youth with law enforcement agencies, and more. Information: 410-268-...
About 20,000 homes and businesses served by Commonwealth Edison Co. were without power this afternoon in the wake of severe thunderstorms that pelted the Chicago area with golf ball-size hailstones, disrupted Metra service for hours in the far northern...
Did you know your garage door may be the most vulnerable part of your home to hurricane damage? That's because it is typically the largest opening in a home. If left unsecured, the garage door is susceptible to 100-plus-mph winds that can cause it to...
Tags: Lentils, Weather, Homes, Hurricanes, Consumers
City emergency planners need to know about the disabled and their needs during an emergency. If you or a loved one has medical and/or functional needs, now is the time to register on the Regional Hampton Roads Medical Needs Registry, www.hrspecialneeds....
Tags: Hampton Roads
CNN/KTLAMIAMI, FL -- Hurricane Irene intensified into a Category 3 storm Wednesday as it battered the Bahamas and threatened to lash much of the United States' East Coast in coming days. Irene could reach Category 4 strength by Thursday, the National Hurricane...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has declared a state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Irene's weekend arrival. Thursday's declaration allows state resources, such as the National Guard, to be sent to Hampton Roads to help local...
Tags: Hampton Roads, Weather, U.S. Navy, Hurricanes, Tropical Weather
As Hurricane Irene approaches Maryland, state agencies offer safety suggestions for motorists, pet owners and farmers to prepare for the storm's potential impact. Motorists The State Highway Administration recommends the following advice for motorists:...
Sep 28, 2011 |Story| KWCH
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Aug 22, 2011 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Sep 8, 2011 |Story| KIAH-LTV
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Jul 1, 2011 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Oct 28, 2011 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Jul 9, 2011 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Aug 21, 2011 |Story| Daily Press
Aug 24, 2011 |Story| KTLA-LTV
Aug 25, 2011 |Story| AP Broadcast
Aug 25, 2011 |Story| Herald Mail
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