Category Archives: Hurricanes

2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Here’s NOAA’s time-lapse video of the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season. Although an active season, only two storms, Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, had a direct impact on the mainland United States, causing flooding in the Mid-Atlantic and New England. … Continue reading

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Reports About Hurricane Irene from ALA

Click on the URL below to see an excellent report in American Libraries about the effect of Hurricane Irene on East Coast libraries. http://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/news/08312011/east-coast-libraries-endure-hurricane-irene

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Mid-Atlantic Resource Guide for Disaster Preparedness

Any library that suffered water damage from Hurricane Irene will likely be looking for disaster-related help.  The Mid-Atlantic Resource Guide for Disaster Preparedness, published in 2009, contains a wealth of resources.  For those of you not in the Mid-Atlantic region, there … Continue reading

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After Irene

Most libraries in the path of Irene closed for the weekend or reduced their hours.  Some of these libraries remained closed on Monday due to cleanup efforts or power outages.  Today, libraries seem to be operating under normal schedules except … Continue reading

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