The $14 billion invested in the New Orleans levee system after Hurricane Katrina has begun to pay off in the latest storm, but what lessons have we learned about cost, benefit and risk?
The parched Midwest will get rain after Hurricane Isaac moves inland, but it won't be enough to end drought conditions.
You don't have to turn on the television to find a weatherman. As businesses need to know more about weather and climate, more meteorology graduates go to work for the private sector.
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.
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.