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  • US Predicts 3 to 6 Major Atlantic Hurricanes

    May 20, 2011 7:55 AM

    MIAMI (AP) - U.S. government forecasters are expecting three to six major hurricanes from an above average Atlantic storm season. The National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration released its forecast for the 2011 season Thursday. Scientists say as many as 18 named tropical storms may develop. Six to 10 of those... more »
  • Figuring Out What Makes Tropical Storms Form Into Hurricanes

    September 2, 2010 12:58 PM

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - NASA scientists are flying into Hurricane Earl to gather data about what makes some tropical storms intensify while others fizzle. The flight is part of a six-week NASA research mission to collect information that could help forecasters accurately predict how strong a hurricane will be.... more »
  • New Study to Determine Why Some Hurricanes Rapidly Intensify

    August 13, 2010 12:41 PM

    VIRGINA KEY, Fla. (AP) - A new study is trying to determine why some hurricanes rapidly intensify into destructive storms, while others remain weak. Michael Montgomery, a meteorology professor at the U.S. Naval Post Graduate School, says researchers believe that there are unseen, protected areas of developing storms that... more »
  • LA Receiving $81.4 Million To Fix Hwy Damage From Hurricanes

    April 14, 2010 1:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana is receiving $81.4 million in emergency federal funding to fix highway damage from hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike. The state Department of Transportation and Development says $74.5 million will go to fix damage from Katrina and Rita. The other $7 million is being... more »
  • St. Mary Parish Food Stamp Fraud Arrests

    November 16, 2009 6:32 PM

    More than a dozen people are indicted in a food stamp fraud case in St. Mary and Iberia Parishes. The suspects are accused of food stamp fraud following hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Gustav and Ike. The total amount in question is $50,000. More indictments are expected in this continuing... more »

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