Vermonters still awaiting FEMA money

Dec 31, 2012
More than a year after Hurricane Irene devastated much of Vermont, many homeowners are still waiting on federal relief money.

Utilities in Northeast brace for hurricane damage

Oct 26, 2012
Utilities spent billions a year ago repairing lines and equipment damaged by storms Irene and Alfred -- and were roundly criticizing for leaving many people without power for days. They're intent on being prepared for Sandy.

Tips on homeowners insurance in severe weather country

Sep 5, 2012
If you live in a state that suffers from severe weather, finding good homeowners insurance is getting more difficult as weather patterns grow more extreme. So what do you do if the insurance company drops you?
Claudia and Richard Launey board up their home before Hurricane Isaac, which still bears a marking from Hurricane Katrina, on Aug. 28, 2012 in New Orleans, La.
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Facing Isaac, Times-Picayune looks to digital to cover hurricanes

Aug 29, 2012
How have the changes to New Orleans' newspaper affected its ability to cover Hurricane Isaac?'s James O'Byrne discusses the Times-Picayune's digital strategy.

In Midwest, Isaac brings much-needed rain

Aug 29, 2012
The parched Midwest will get rain after Hurricane Isaac moves inland, but it won't be enough to end drought conditions.
A U.S. National Guard patrol passes along a flooded beach ahead of the arrival of Hurricane Isaac on August 28, 2012 in Waveland, Miss. The parched Midwest will get rain after Hurricane Isaac moves inland, but it won't be enough to end drought conditions.
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Isaac's business impact is already felt

Aug 28, 2012
There's a hurricane warning in effect on the Gulf Coast, and tropical storm Isaac has already shut down oil and gas operations in the area.

The oil industry prepares for tropical storm Isaac

Aug 28, 2012
Tropical storm Isaac is expected to become a hurricane, though it won't be nearly as powerful as Katrina. The storm has already shut down off-shore oil rigs in the gulf.

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Gulf oyster producers prepare for Isaac

Aug 27, 2012
Tropical Storm Isaac is poised to make landfall on the anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. As it churns in the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans business owners and residents are preparing for yet another potential disaster.

New Orleans stocks up to ride out Isaac

Aug 27, 2012
Since Katrina, the city has focused on evacuation as a response to hurricanes. This time the advice is to stay put, with a few days' emergency supplies. Stores respond as best they can.

New Orleans prepares for another hurricane

Aug 27, 2012
If you look at the forecast map for Tropical Storm Isaac this morning, you'll see a scary trajectory. But this time, after billions of dollars and years of preparation, New Orleans might just be ready.