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NOAA: $9M For Projects To Mitigate Climate Change Threats

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.


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Rubio’s Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential Bid

The presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.


File photo of a large tree knocked over by the winds of Superstorm Sandy. (Photo by MEHDI TAAMALLAH/AFP/Getty Images)

Two Day Preparedness Drill Underway

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut authorities and utilities are participating in a two-day drill designed to prepare them to deal with emergencies. The exercise, coordinated by the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection’s Division […]


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Deep-Sea Exploration Off New England, Live On Your Computer!

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s ship Okeanos Explorer and its robotic submarine are streaming video to computer users as they explore thousands of feet underwater.


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Storm Was EF1 Tornado

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down near Windsor Locks Monday afternoon.


The Nautical Mile shows the effects of Hurricane Sandy as high tide and winds flood the strrets on Oct. 29, 2012 in Freeport, N.Y. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Resident Warns People Will Be ‘Fighting In The Streets’ For Gas, Food In Sandy Wake

Gaining strength and threatening 50 million people, Hurricane Sandy chugged north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. Subways and schools were closed, the floor of the New York Stock Exchange was deserted, and thousands fled inland.


Hurricane Sandy, Oct. 24, 2012 (NOAA/ Getty Images)

“Frankenstorm” Could Be A Billion-Dollar Storm

Government forecasters say a big storm that they’re calling “Frankenstorm” is likely to blast most of the U.S. East Coast next week.



“Irene” Retired As A Storm Name

After last year’s hurricane, the World Meteorological Organization is retiring “Irene” as a storm name.


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Winter’s Snow Prompts Spring Flooding Concerns

It could be an active flood season in Connecticut once all this snow melts. Officials with the State Department of Environmental Protection say they are taking steps now to try to minimize any problems. Spokesman […]