Tag Archives: hurricane preparedness

Hurricanes + Gulf Oil Spill

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have added some timely and helpful information to their emergency preparedness pages, one topic being the conjunction of the oil spill currently endangering the ocean and coastlines along the Gulf of Mexico and and the … Continue reading

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Hawaii awaiting Felicia

Fortunately for Hawaii, Tropical Storm Felicia, formerly Hurricane Felicia, has slowed in speed and lessened in intensity, but she is still expected to pass over the Hawaiian islands today, just missing the Big Island, but making landfall on the central islands … Continue reading

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NOAA’s Hurricane Tracker

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has provided those of us in the southeastern to northeastern U. S. with an excellent risk assessment tool for hurricanes.  See their “Historical Hurricane Tracks” page/search engine at http://csc-s-maps-q.csc.noaa.gov/hurricanes/viewer.html; to query their data … Continue reading

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Pictures added to Hurricane Dolly story

Please see below, at the end of the post entitled “Library Disaster Story:  Hurricane Dolly,” for pictures taken before and after the storm.  Thanks so much to Kathy Carter at Ramirez Library for sharing these photos with us.

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