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Hurricane Rina Weakens to Tropical Storm As It Moves Towards Mexico

10/28/2011 01:47 AM

Hurricane Rina weakened to a tropical storm Thursday as it steadily moved towards the east coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. The National Hurricane Center reports Rina will likely brush the coas...


Yucatan Peninsula Braces For Hurricane Rina

10/26/2011 12:14 AM

As Hurricane Rina churned in the Carribean Sea Monday, weather officials warned of a possible direct hit on Cancun later this week. The National Hurricane Center said Rina appears to be gradually g...


Hurricane Jova Hits Mexico, Causes Flooding and Power Outages

10/13/2011 12:27 AM

The National Hurricane Center downgraded Hurricane Jova to a tropical storm early Wednesday as the system moved over western Mexico. Jova hit the coast as a Category 2 hurricane, bringing heavy rai...


September 2011 Retail Business Weather Round-Up

10/11/2011 09:14 PM


Hurricane Jova To Hit Mexico Tuesday

10/11/2011 09:11 PM

Hurricane Jova steadily closed in on the west coast of Mexico Tuesday, prompting authorities to issue hurricane warnings, open shelters and close ports. The National Hurricane Center said Jova is c...


Weather causes a two-fold increase in Los Angeles accidents

10/07/2011 02:33 AM

There were at least 66 accidents which occurred during the first major storm of the season, in Los Angeles, last week at the same time there were 35 accidents. Police attribute many of the accident...


Japan Braces For Typhoon Roke, Authorities Urge Evacuations

09/21/2011 02:05 AM

Japanese authorities urged more than 1 million residents of Nagoya to evacuate the city ahead of Typhoon Roke, which is expected to make landfall Wednesday. An estimated 60 people have heeded the e...


Flooding in India Leaves 26 Dead, 193,000 Others Displaced

09/17/2011 01:07 AM

Severe flooding in the Indian state of Orissa forced about 193,000 people from their homes and killed more than two dozen others, officials confirmed Thursday. Heavy monsoon rains over the past wee...


Mold, here we grow again - Hurricanes, Flooding then Mold, Oh My!

09/13/2011 02:18 AM

The key to biological control is moisture control. It is important to dry water damaged areas and items within 24-48 hours to prevent mold growth. Some people are sensitive to biological contaminan...


Northeast Flood Waters Leave Behind Sewage and Toxin Pollutants

09/10/2011 04:01 AM

At least 11 deaths are reported in this recent tragedy. Continuous rain and remnants of tropical storm Lee of 2011 hurricane season has severely affected rescue and rehabilitation. As a result of ...


Assessing Flood Damage to your Building or Home

09/07/2011 12:11 AM

Categorizing the level of contamination of water in a damaged structure is required to perform loss assessment and evaluation activities. The category of water contamination must be considered so t...


No Rest for the Weary - Tropics Brewing Up More Trouble

09/02/2011 11:02 PM

Just a week ago, the East Coast was gearing up for Hurricane Irene which proved to be quite the foe for many from the Carolinas through New England. Now, we’re faced with another tropical threat, h...


Tropics Alert - Double Trouble Possible Next Week

09/01/2011 01:06 AM


FPL helps restore power to customers in heavily flooded and tree-damaged path of Hurricane Irene

08/31/2011 03:03 PM

FPL continues to support Delmarva Power's local recovery efforts in Delaware following Hurricane Irene. FPL has deployed 160 employees and contractors to help in the restoration effort, by clearing...


FPL Crews Support Northern Utility's Local Restoration Efforts After Hurricane Irene

08/30/2011 11:08 AM

FPL is now providing crews to aid in the recovery effort for Hurricane Irene. FPL has sent 160 employees to the Northeast to help in the restoration effort, by clearing vegetation and hanging new p...


Can Hurricane Irene’s Water Damage to your Home or Building be Hazardous to Your Health?

08/30/2011 12:47 AM

Categorizing the level of contamination of water in a damaged structure is required to perform loss assessment and evaluation activities. The category of water contamination must be considered so t...


Hurricane Irene, a Perfect Storm for Mold & Bacteria

08/29/2011 11:20 PM

The history of flooding dates back to the start of human civilization and is still listed as one of the most damaging natural calamities.


Online Backup Company Opens Hot Site for Hurricane Irene

08/25/2011 12:20 AM

If an RBS Server goes offline because of a natural disaster, RBS can temporarily take backups from provider’s clients at the Hot Site near Memphis, Tennessee, so the Service Provider doesn’t suffer...


Hurricane Irene Heads Towards Dominican Republic, Haiti

08/23/2011 12:58 AM

Hurricane Irene left downed trees and flooding in its wake Monday morning as it moved away from Puerto Rico and continued on a northwest path towards the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Puerto Rican ...


Tropical Disturbance to Potentially Threaten Southeast U.S. - Weather Trends International

08/17/2011 09:11 PM

So far this year the U.S. has lucked out as tropical disturbances have been avoiding the mainland. However, Weather Trends International is tracking a developing disturbance that just pushed off th...