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Hurricane Matthew’s fury in Florida: damage pics and NHC website crashes

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Hurricane Matthew has largely spared Florida the catastrophic damage that a category four storm normally brings, but the storm hasn’t left the sunshine state yet and will be moving up the east coast this weekend. Full damage assessment may take a few days, but social media  is alive with postings and discussions on Mathew’s wrath. Flooding is a major issue ...

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Shepard Smith: ‘You and Everyone You Know are DEAD!’

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Ah jeez, nothing like hyperbole to really get people to tune in… Shep explains that Hurricane Matthew will go on a murderous killing spree if the track moves just 20 miles towards Florida. The danger to residents who ignore evacuation orders cannot be underestimated, but Shep shows us that you can certainly go too far the other way. “You can’t survive it, unless ...

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Hurricane Matthew could knock out substantial portions of the power grid

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On Thursday. Florida Power and Light officials told reporters that most of Florida’s power grid could be decimated by Hurricane Matthew. The last major storm to hit southern Florida was Wilma in 2005. 2.5 million customers were without power for at least 18 days – many .. for much longer. When asked what Floridians could expect from Hurricane Matthew, FP&L ...

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Live Streams from Florida: Keep track of Hurricane Matthew live

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Check out our constantly updated Hurricane Matthew storm update page for updates on storm track, intensity, storm surge and computer models. All Hurricane Matthew stories are available on the Hurricane Matthew news center.  We’re pulling in all the live streams we can find so that you can stay abreast of information on hurricane Matthew from the Florida state government, news agencies ...

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What Does the ‘Invest’ label mean on weather systems?

According to WikiPedia and confirmed by the National Weather service, INVEST tags on weather systems mean the following: Invests are designated by three separate forecast centers: the National Hurricane Center, Central Pacific Hurricane Center and Joint Typhoon Warning Center. The designation of a system as an invest does not necessarily correspond to any particular likelihood of development of the system ...

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Joaquin strengthens into Hurricane, turns towards North Carolina, VA and DC

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The U.S. National Hurricane center announced Wednesday that tropical storm Joaquin had strengthened into a hurricane during the early morning hours. The National Weather Service says that there may be additional strengthening as the storm heads Northwest towards the mid-Atlantic states.   North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, D.C., New York and New Jersey are currently in the storm’s projected path. Most ...

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