Tag: hurricane

Hurricane Survival

Guest post: by Joe Alton. M.D. aka Dr. Bones As we speak, a hurricane is slowly churning its way in the Caribbean over to the state of Florida. Soon, it’ll be time to bring the alligators and pythons inside and batten down the hatches. The last major hurricane to whack …

Hurricane Preparedness Checklist

Preparing for a hurricane primarily involves ensuring the safety of food, water, and medical supplies. Take precautions for storing water and ensuring the safety of your food and medical supplies for you and your pets. It is important to have a plan in place for emergency medication and medical supplies …

IRENE Now Just An Apparent Tropical Storm

(data examined Saturday, 8/27, 3PM Eastern) Have a look for yourself, but it appears that what was once Hurricane IRENE is now apparently Tropical Storm IRENE, according to live online weather stations around the immediate vicinity of North Carolina where it is sliding up the Atlantic coast. A site called, …

Storm Surge, New York City, Partial Evacuation

The mayor of New York City has announced evacuation of parts of the city while the National Hurricane Center has released storm surge probability data that reveals a 80% likelihood of storm surge above 5 feet surrounding the NYC metropolitan area. Never before have so many people evacuated from NYC, …

Hurricane IRENE Eyes New England, Cape Cod, Boston

  Update, Latest IRENE path – track – map (updated Saturday, 8/27) Given the latest information, the title should now read, ‘Hurricane IRENE Eyes New England, Cape Cod, Boston …and New Jersey, New York City, Connecticut‘. The National Hurricane Center forecast prediction, originally based on 8/24, (which has since changed …

Hurricane IRENE Track Map and Impact

Hurricane IRENE Track Map Saturday, August 27, 2011 The National Hurricane Center has the forecast track such that the tip of North Carolina, the Jersey shore, New York City, Long Island, and southern New England are in the immediate bulls-eye as IRENE will roar up the coastline, the New Jersey …