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After Irma

After Irma

Complete coverage of Hurricane Irma, a monster storm that struck Florida

Saturday, Sep 16, 2017 at 12:29 PM EDT

Interpreter Warned of 'Bears' & 'Monsters' at Irma Briefing

Interpreter Warned of 'Bears' & 'Monsters' at Irma Briefing

Officials in Manatee County, Florida, are under fire after an interpreter for the deaf warned residents about "bears" and "monsters" during a Hurricane Irma emergency press conference.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 02:57 PM EDT

Florida Takes Stock of Irma's Damage to Crops

Florida Takes Stock of Irma's Damage to Crops

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue is scheduled to survey agricultural damage in Florida from Hurricane Irma. Perdue will visit the state Monday, starting in Clewiston. According to a news release,...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 11:29 AM EDT

Costs From Major Natural Disasters Can Stress State Budgets

Costs From Major Natural Disasters Can Stress State Budgets

A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding. The combined tab from...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 07:43 AM EDT

Fierce Storms Haven't Slowed Growth Along US Coastlines

Fierce Storms Haven't Slowed Growth Along US Coastlines

Rising sea levels and fierce storms have failed to stop relentless population growth along U.S. coasts in recent years, a new Associated Press analysis shows. The latest punishing hurricanes scored bull's-eyes...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 09:59 PM EDT

'Extremely Dangerous' Cat 5 Maria Moves Onshore Dominica

'Extremely Dangerous' Cat 5 Maria Moves Onshore Dominica

The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the eye wall of Category 5 Maria is moving onshore over Dominica. Forecasters say that the "potentially catastrophic" hurricane with 160 mph winds will likely travel...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 03:46 PM EDT

Caribbean Families Separate to Rebuild Lives After Storm

Caribbean Families Separate to Rebuild Lives After Storm

The shrieks of children playing volleyball and the occasional barking of dogs echoed inside Puerto Rico's largest convention center, transformed into a shelter for hurricane victims from other Caribbean islands...

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 06:51 AM EDT

Sewage Spills Add to Misery in Hurricane-Battered Florida

Sewage Spills Add to Misery in Hurricane-Battered Florida

As if loss of air conditioning and refrigeration weren't bad enough, widespread power outages in hurricane-battered Florida are teaming with structural failures to cause another headache: sewage overflows. Loc...

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 11:40 PM EDT

Mass. Natives Welcome Baby After Escaping Irma

Mass. Natives Welcome Baby After Escaping Irma

Becoming parents was stressful enough for a Massachusetts couple without throwing in Hurricane Irma and the difficulty of returning home to avoid the storm.

Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 10:29 AM EDT

Homeless Animals Who Survived Irma Arrive in NH

Homeless Animals Who Survived Irma Arrive in NH

Animals who survived Hurricane Irma traveled from Miami to New Hampshire, looking for new forever homes.

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017 at 08:25 AM EDT

Irma Pushes Florida's Poor Closer to Edge of Ruin

Irma Pushes Florida's Poor Closer to Edge of Ruin

Millions of Floridians live in poverty, and an untold number of them have seen their lives up-ended by Irma. Their options, already limited, were narrowed even further when the hurricane destroyed possessions...

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Here is complete coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded north of the Caribbean and east of the Gulf of Mexico. It battered Florida after bringing destruction to islands in the Caribbean
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Jose Downgraded But Still Bringing Rain and Gusty Winds
Jose Downgraded But Still Bringing Rain and Gusty Winds

As we look ahead through this evening, Tropical Storm Jose is still bringing rain, cloud cover and gusty winds. A Wind Advisory is still in effect for the Boston-area, southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode...

How to Track Hurricanes on NBC Boston and necn Apps
How to Track Hurricanes on NBC Boston and necn Apps

Follow the hurricane by turning on our tropical storm tracking layer in the app. You can turn on the layer via our interactive radar. Here’s how to do it.

Wind Damage From Jose Reported Along Mass. Coast
Wind Damage From Jose Reported Along Mass. Coast

Jose was downgraded to tropical storm overnight, but flooding concerns remain across Cape Cod and the Islands in Massachusetts.

Maria Regains Cat. 3 Strength, Heads for Dominican Republic
Maria Regains Cat. 3 Strength, Heads for Dominican Republic

The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years tore off roofs and doors, knocked out power across the entire island and unleashed catastrophic flash flooding Wednesday in an onslaught that could...

Professor's Facebook Posts Raising Eyebrows on Campus
Professor's Facebook Posts Raising Eyebrows on Campus

A Massachusetts professor is taking some heat after a series of posts on Facebook directed at President Donald Trump and those who voted for him.

Earthquake Flattens Mexico City School, Killing 21 Children
Earthquake Flattens Mexico City School, Killing 21 Children

Firefighters, police and local volunteers pulled at least 25 bodies, all but four of them children, from a Mexico City school partially flattened by a powerful earthquake Tuesday, NBC News reported. At...