updated Sun. December 11, 2022
April 26, 2018
In fact, the idea of having local DART volunteers was born out of Hurricane Andrew in 1992, when over 600 pets were left wandering and injured as they escaped damaged homes. DART volunteers are trained to work within the Incident Command System during a disaster or evacuation to rescue andÃâÃÂ ...
The Weather Channel
April 20, 2018
However, one of those named storms was Hurricane Andrew, which devastated South Florida as a Category 5 hurricane. In 1983, there were only four named storms, but one was Hurricane Alicia. The Category 3 hurricane hit the Houston-Galveston area and caused almost as many direct fatalities alongÃâÃÂ ...
April 12, 2018
In 1978, men's names were added to the hurricane list. Eighty-six names have been retired from the Atlantic basin list since 1954. There will never be another Hurricane Andrew, after the devastating 1992 Category 5 storm. The 2004 and 2005 seasons saw multiple names retired, including, Charley,ÃâÃÂ ...
April 11, 2018
As you can imagine, there was a lot of talk about hurricanes -- from Hurricane Andrew to last year's Hurricane Irma, and most importantly, what can be ... Also, being in the middle of a hurricane and, at the same time, receiving lots of tornado warnings over the same area can cause the public to becomeÃâÃÂ ...
The Weather Channel
April 5, 2018
However, one of those named storms was Hurricane Andrew, which devastated South Florida as a Category 5 hurricane. In 1983 there were only four named storms, but one of them was Alicia. The Category 3 hurricane hit the Houston-Galveston area and caused almost as many direct fatalities there asÃâÃÂ ...
April 4, 2018
Until Hurricane Andrew struck, there was quite a large insurance presence, but then it diminished severely after Andrew. But it has come back in the last five years and capacity has increased. Being based in Miami allows you to connect with an entire region in the same time zone from a stable legal system.
April 3, 2018
Some Atlantic basin seasons feature below average activity but still result in a devastating storm, like Hurricane Andrew in 1992, while others like 2010 — the third most active season on record — did not feature a hurricane making landfall. The 2018 Atlantic basin hurricane season begins on June 1 andÃâÃÂ ...
Naples Daily News
March 10, 2018
A day after Hurricane Irma ripped through Immokalee, students at Ave Maria University were in the farming community delivering aid. ... Andrew Nussbaum, a senior majoring in business at Ave Maria, is leading the initiative. ... Southwest Florida communities reflect on their needs after Hurricane Irma.
March 9, 2018
It goes like this: Two brothers named Will and Breeze (because why not) witness their father's death during Hurricane Andrew as children, and respond to the tragedy by forging very different paths as adults. Anxiety-ridden Will (Toby Kebbell) becomes a storm-chaser – though he prefers the title “synopticÃâÃÂ ...
March 1, 2018
Written by Scott Windhauser and Jeff Dixon, from a story by Anthony J. Fingleton and Carlos Davis, Heist kicks off with a traumatic incident that takes place in 1992, in which two young Alabama brothers see their father crushed to death by a water tower during Hurricane Andrew. It's an event that will hauntÃâÃÂ ...
February 27, 2018
... during the worst of Hurricane Andrew in 1992, is bringing his hurricane expertise to WPLG-Ch. 10. The ABC affiliate for the Fort Lauderdale-Miami market announced that Norcross will be a hurricane specialist and joining the station's weather team, which is lead by former National Hurricane Center chiefÃâÃÂ ...
WPLG Local 10
February 26, 2018
Norcross, who began his Miami television career at Local 10 in 1983, returns to South Florida after serving as a hurricane specialist with The Weather Channel. During his long and storied career, Norcross is best known for helping guide fearful residents through Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Since then, heÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
For Betty and Raul Malo, lead singer of country band the Mavericks, their romantic life has been punctuated by a series of severe storms. August of '92: Hurricane Andrew throttled the Florida coastline, destroying Betty's home just months before their wedding. So she and Raul eloped instead and moved toÃâÃÂ ...
February 21, 2018
"Without a major pot of money to start with, it's hard to hold groups of universities together," said Richard Olson, who directs the International Hurricane Research Center at Florida International University. The research center at FIU was founded after Hurricane Andrew, a Category 5 hurricane that batteredÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
September 6, 2017
When Gov. Rick Scott of Florida said on Wednesday that Hurricane Irma, projected to make landfall in the state on Sunday, would be stronger than Hurricane Andrew, those who lived through that August 1992 storm would have had little doubt about the seriousness of the warning. If invoking the name ofÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
PTSD determinants include sociodemographic and background factors, event exposure characteristics, social support factors, and personality traits. A study of Florida residents exposed to Hurricane Andrew in 1992 found that the prevalence of PTSD increased to 26% and 29% at 6 and 30 months after theÃâÃÂ ...
The Weather Channel
December 31, 1999
One of those storms, however, was Category 5 Hurricane Andrew, which raked South Florida where it caused devastating wind damage. About 125,000 homes were damaged or destroyed by Andrew. At the time, Andrew was the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history. Andrew is just one of threeÃâÃÂ ...
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