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Worst case scenario looms for Texas with Hurricane Harvey

Worst case scenario looms for Texas with Hurricane Harvey If it hits land at such a high intensity, Harvey would be the strongest hurricane to hit the U.The storm presents south and southeastern Texas with nothing short of a worst-case scenario.

Hurricane Harvey is the biggest flood threat of any U.S. storm in modern times

Hurricane Harvey is the biggest flood threat of any U.S. storm in modern times Instead, this storm is going to destroy lives and property with water — both from storm surge flooding and staggering, record-shattering inland flooding.In other words, Hurricane Harvey may stand alone in the history books if the epic deluge comes to fruition.

Hurricane Harvey's deadliest threat is just beginning

Hurricane Harvey's deadliest threat is just beginning Instead, it's the water that will do the most damage, and that aspect of this storm is just getting started, even if the storm's winds weaken it to tropical storm status.With Hurricane Harvey, its forward motion is anticipated to be essentially nil for the next few days.

As disaster unfolds in Houston, local media meet the challenge

As disaster unfolds in Houston, local media meet the challenge It's a scene playing out across the city of Houston as flood waters devastate the area.It's during times like these that local media becomes crucial—and Houston-based journalists have responded.

The National Weather Service had to add a new color to its maps to show Harvey's rainfall

The National Weather Service had to add a new color to its maps to show Harvey's rainfall Sometimes a weather event comes along that is so extreme it exceeds the ability of weather forecasters to accurately represent it on a map.That is the case with Hurricane Harvey, which weakened to a tropical storm on Saturday and dumped so much rain on southeastern Texas that the National Weather Service's (NWS) maps needed to be altered.

Tropical Storm Harvey raises red flags on infrastructure, climate planning

Tropical Storm Harvey raises red flags on infrastructure, climate planning The Houston flood is likely to go down in history as the worst flood in any U.That's no surprise to experts who have long warned about Houston's vulnerability to tropical storms and hurricanes.

Islands of Floating Fire Ants Terrorize Texas

Islands of Floating Fire Ants Terrorize Texas As if Harvey’s destructive flooding weren’t enough, Texas residents are having to contend with another unexpected complication: floating colonies of fire ants.The slow-moving, record-setting tempest—downsized from hurricane to tropical storm—battered southeast Texas for nearly a week before making its second landfall today in southwest Louisiana.

Dramatic before and after photos show the scale and scope of Harvey's devastating floods

Dramatic before and after photos show the scale and scope of Harvey's devastating floods The terms"catastrophic" and "unprecedented" have taken on a new, grim meaning for residents of Texas and Louisiana.Tropical Storm Harvey, which came ashore between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor, Texas, on August 25 as a hurricane, dumped so much rain on the Houston area that it is now considered the most extreme rainstorm on record to strike any U.

thank you mr. blackman von jetski

thank you mr. blackman von jetski When you want to take a bite of a mega burger 6 mns agoThe irony of being a white BLM member 16 mns agoMAKING THEM NICE AND SPICY 19 mns agoWhen that one kid in public doesn't shut up.20 mns agoThe Hypocrisy Of It All.

Politico's latest political comic

Politico's latest political comic RIDICULOUS: Politico Runs Another ComicDesigned To Get Trump Reselected In 2020fly BEN.2017In its continuous drive to reselect President Trump in 2020, Politico has now run a cartoon sooffensive to the victims of Hurricane Harvey that it will rely drive more Americans intoTrump' s arms.

Houston, Mumbai, Karachi: Spate of flood disasters illustrate our vulnerability

Houston, Mumbai, Karachi: Spate of flood disasters illustrate our vulnerability There's something about the mid-to-late summer that tends to bring extreme weather events of enormous magnitude.One of the more well-established findings from climate change attribution studies is that human-caused global warming is raising the risk of heavy rainfall events across much of the world.

Hurricane Irma turned Miami's Brickell neighborhood into an inland sea

Hurricane Irma turned Miami's Brickell neighborhood into an inland sea Weeks after Hurricane Harvey dumped enough rain on Houston to turn it into an ocean, Hurricane Irma has driven parts of the Atlantic Ocean into downtown Miami.The city's Brickell neighborhood resembled a building-strewn sea as Irma powered into Florida, bringing wind gusts close to 100 miles per hour in the city.