Archive for the ‘Weather’ Category

Heat Exclusive:’Ya Heard Me’ Released On Tidal

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

New Orleans artists have now been given a golden opportunity to showcase their skills to the world. Music Exec Law has curated the NOLA Playlist known as “Ya Heard Me” which was released on January 15th  on TIDAL. Described as “The Newest of New Orleans Hip-Hop”, the playlist consolidates New Orleans hip hop at its finest. This along with many other opportunities created by NOLA influencers is a part of a new initiative to help bring attention to the flourishing hip-hop scene in New Orleans and its uniqueness. Ya Heard me features Dee-1, Mannie Fresh, Don Flamingo, Jay Jones, Paco Troxclair, Lady Dahlia, Alfred Banks, Pell, Devious, J Lyric, Bty Youngin, Austin Levy, Lil Soulja Slim, Young Greatness, Kevin Gates, Og Booby Black and more.

Check out Ya Heard Me here:

https://tidal.com/playlist/3ec144f9-040f-4c6d-ac44-2edb2cbf7ac2

 

Watch Live Stream Of Hurricane Matthew

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

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Started streaming 4 hours ago

Category 4 Hurricane Matthew is currently located about 180 miles SE of West Palm Beach Florida. Matthew is moving NW at 14kts with maximum sustained winds of 120kts gusting to 145kts. Matthew has strengthened in the last 12 hours and looks likely to strengthen further over the next 12-24 hours.

On this track, Matthew will continue to impact the NW Bahamas today and be very close to the East Coast of Florida tonight and Friday. A Hurricane Warning is in effect north of Golden Beach Florida to Edisto Beach, South Carolina. Tropical storm Warnings and Hurricane Watches also exist just outside of that area. Please monitor statements from your local national weather service office for further details. All preparations to protect life and property in the hurricane warning area should be done by now or rushed to completion.

TN River Flooding, Botel and Arnold Lane

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

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TN River Flooding, Botel and Arnold Lane

More Live Stream Of Deadly Tornado

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

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More Live Stream Of Deadly Tornado, Credit to Strom Chaser Kelley Williamson, Corinth, MS

Oklahoma man shot dead by troopers after fight over rescue from flood

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

The troopers responded to a report of a stranded vehicle in Okmulgee County and found two men trying to remove a vehicle from quickly-rising water on Friday night. One man was killed and the other arrested.

Source: Oklahoma man shot dead by troopers after fight over rescue from flood

5 reasons why Hurricane Sandy may be a ‘superstorm’

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Mike Strobel loads sand bags for his business, Mike’s Carpet Connection, as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast, Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012, in Fenwick Island, Del. Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate coastal areas Sunday as big cities and small towns across the U.S. Northeast braced for the onslaught of a superstorm threatening some 60 million people along the most heavily populated corridor in the nation. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

1. A NORTHBOUND HURRICANE

Hurricane Sandy is moving slowly toward the north-northeast but is expected to turn to the north and west later Sunday and Monday, forecasters say. At some point, it’s expected to become what’s known as an extratropical storm. Unlike a tropical system like a hurricane, which gets its power from warm ocean waters, extratropical systems are driven by temperature contrasts in the atmosphere.

Although Sandy is currently a hurricane, it’s important not to focus too much on its official category or its precise path (current models show it making landfall over New Jersey or Delaware sometime early Tuesday). It’s a massive system that will affect a huge swath of the eastern U.S., regardless of exactly where it hits or its precise wind speed. For example, tropical storm-force winds can be felt more than 500 miles from the storm’s center, according to the National Hurricane Center. It’s already caused some minor flooding in North Carolina’s Outer Banks and has prompted evacuations elsewhere. The Federal Emergency Management Agency has personnel and supplies spread as far west as the Ohio River Valley, said Craig Fugate, the agency’s director.

2. EARLY WINTER STORM

Sandy is expected to merge with a wintry system from the west, at which point it will become the powerful superstorm that has forecasters and officials across the eastern U.S. Winds from that system will pull Sandy back toward the U.S. mainland.

3. ARCTIC AIR FROM THE NORTH

Frigid air coming south from Canada also is expected to collide with Sandy and the wintry storm from the west, creating a megastorm that is expected to park over the northeast for days. The brunt of the storm could hit areas farther inland. Officials are bracing for the worst: nearly a foot of rain, high winds and up to 2 feet of snow.

4. HIGH TIDES COULD WORSEN FLOODING

Further complicating matters is the possibility for dangerous storm surges: A full moon means the tides will be higher than usual, which will make it easier for the storm’s powerful winds to push water into low-lying areas. That, coupled with the threat of several inches of rain, has officials working to shore up flood defenses.

Storm surge could reach anywhere from 2 to 11 feet along the northeastern coast, forecasters say. Inland river flooding also is a serious concern.

5. COMBO OF SNOW, WIND INCREASES RISK FOR WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES

Storms in recent years have left hundreds of thousands of people in the eastern U.S. without power, sometimes for days at a time. Utilities have been bringing in extra crews and lining up tree trimmers so they’re prepared, and with good reason. The superstorm brings two possibilities for knocking out electricity. For one, hurricane-force winds of at 74 mph could send tree branches into power lines, or even topple entire trees and power poles. Those left standing could succumb to snow, which could weigh down still-leafy branches enough to also topple trees.

 

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President Obama speaks on slow moving Hurricane Sandy & potential effects on voting

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Remnants of Isaac causes flooding in Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Here are a few reader submitted photos that show localized flooding in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, a the remnants of Isaac pass through the area earlier today. 

(BREAKING HEAT) Louisiana residents along Tangipahoa River ordered to evacuate as dam is failing

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Mandatory evacuation issued for residents along Tangipahoa River

TANGIPAHOA PARISH, La. — Tangipahoa Parish officials called for a mandatory evacuation for residents along the Tangipahoa River.

Officials said the dam at Percy Quin State Park was in danger of failing and flooding was imminent.

The flooding is estimated to affect 40 – 50,000 residents, who had less than 90 minutes to evacuate after the order was given, Jeff McKneely, a spokesman for Tangipahoa Parish said.

The lower part of the parish flooded in 1983 after a similar situation.

Shelter locations are as follows:   Hammond West Side Elementary Montessori School, Hammond Junior High Magnet School, Natalbany Elementary School, Nesom Middle School, Amite High School, and Kentwood High Magnet School.

2 Houston men struck & killed by lightning while playing soccer in Houston

Monday, July 16th, 2012

HOUSTON (AP) — Two men playing in a weekend soccer game are dead and another is injured after lightning struck a tree they were standing beneath during a storm in Houston.

Harris County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Thomas Gilliland says a storm halted play at a men’s league soccer club around noon on Sunday, sending about 200 men running for cover.

Gilliland says lightning struck one of the trees, killing one of the men. Two others were also hit and taken to a Houston hospital, where a second man was pronounced dead.

Ben Taub General Hospital says the third man was in fair condition Monday.

The local coroner identified the two men who died as 27-year-old Jose Romero and 26-year-old Angel Delgado.