Hurricanes

Buzzwords A hurricane or tropical cyclone is a storm system characterized by a large low-pressure center and numerous thunderstorms that produce strong winds and heavy rain. – Wikipedia The hurricane season in the Atlantic runs June 1 – November 30. National Hurricane Center The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is a component of the National Centers …

Hurricane Maria 2017

Photo: NASA Marshall, Maria Intensifies Wikipedia: Hurricane Maria is regarded as being the worst natural disaster on record to affect Dominica and Puerto Rico and the deadliest Atlantic hurricane since Hurricane Jeanne in 2004. The tenth-most intense Atlantic hurricane on record and the most intense tropical cyclone worldwide of 2017, Maria was the thirteenth named …

Hurricane Florence 2018

Photo: NASA Goddard, Limb view Headlines Florence to Cause Flash Flooding – Weather.com Hurricane Florence slows to crawl as it batters Carolinas Hurricane Florence path shifts: ‘Storm of a lifetime’ headed to Carolina coast Photos Planeta.com Hurricanes Crisis North Carolina South Carolina

Hurricane Irma (2017)

Irma Hashtag: #HurricaneIrma This satellite view of Hurricane #Irma shows the storm moving through Florida in the last 24hrs. Watch & learn more: https://t.co/e6fP1Elikm pic.twitter.com/uGwpMTjsyq — NASA (@NASA) September 12, 2017 Photos Elsewhere on the Web http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-irma-cuba-20170911-story.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/09/12/marriott-sent-a-rescue-ship-to-the-caribbean-after-irma-and-left-non-guests-on-the-dock http://earthsky.org/earth/virgin-islands-before-after-hurricane-irma-satellite-images Planeta.com Hurricanes Crisis Florida Cuba

Hurricane Harvey 2017

Photo: Goddard Space, Hurricane Harvey Hashtag: #HurricaneHarvey Twitter Moment Hurricane Harvey Embedded Tweets Following Visit Houston https://t.co/GkQDOSyg49 @VisitHouston pic.twitter.com/pxMUqRUrFW — Ron Mader (@ronmader) August 29, 2017 Headlines harvey-anniversary-houston-preparing-next-big-storm Planeta.com Hurricanes Crisis Houston

Hurricane Sandy 2012

2012 Super Storm Ron’s Blog: Hunkering Down and Bracing for Hurricane Sandy … News Coverage PBS Newshour CS Monitor ABC Earthsky http://www.epa.gov/sandy http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/03/opinion/forget-sustainability-its-about-resilience.html Social Web Google Crisis Map ‘Frankenstorm’ Sandy hits the North American East Coast Storify Social-media-fails-hurricane-sandy http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bianca-bosker/hurricane-sandy-instagram_b_2061590.html http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2012-11/wikipedia-sandy Media Coverage Guardian Photoshopping and Sandy http://theweek.com/article/index/235578/10-fake-photos-of-hurricane-sandy http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/10/instasnopes-sorting-the-real-sandy-photos-from-the-fakes/264243 http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/10/if-you-cant-beat-em-subvert-em-countering-misinformation-on-the-viral-web/264366 http://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffbercovici/2012/11/01/why-time-magazine-used-instagram-to-cover-hurricane-sandy Local Sources http://www.nyc.gov/html/visitors_alt.html http://www.nycgo.com – …