Hurricane Irene

National Hurricane Preparedness Week (NOAA Photo)

Hurricane center: Beware of the storm surge

MIAMI (AP) — During a hurricane, storm surge is one of the greatest threats to life and land, yet many people don’t understand the dire warnings from forecasters to get out of its way. So […]

05/25/2013

New estimate for economic damage from storm: $50B

(AP) – The total economic damage from Superstorm Sandy could run as high as $50 billion, according to new estimates from the forecasting firm Eqecat. The new numbers are more than double the firm’s previous […]

11/01/2012

Storm's cost may hit $50B; rebuilding to ease blow

WASHINGTON (AP) – Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm. In the […]

10/30/2012

Analysts say Sandy unlikely to damage US economy

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Hurricane Sandy has already caused the cancelation of thousands of flights, stranding travers. Insurers are expecting to have to pay up to $5 billion. Retailers are expecting smaller sales. But for […]

10/29/2012

Year after Irene, celebration and mourning in Vt.

WAITSFIELD, Vt. (AP) – For some Vermonters, it’s block parties and parades. For others, a moment of silence. For still others, just another day of cleaning up the mess. But if there’s one unifying event, […]

08/28/2012

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