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Florida instituted a stricter building code after Hurricane Andrew, but homes built beyond those standards survived Michael.

  • Oct 17, 2018

Authorities, residents comb through Mexico Beach, Fla., amid piles of rubble and debris.

  • Oct 12, 2018

Mexico Beach was pummeled by a storm surge and 150 mph winds, an Air Force base suffered ‘catastrophic’ damage, and towns were flattened as the hurricane sped inland.

  • Oct 11, 2018

Mold and fallen trees have plagued Camp Lejeune in North Carolina since the storm, they say.

  • Oct 6, 2018

Debate over the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh have some parents worried about their sons' future.

  • Oct 5, 2018

The big threat is often water, not wind, but experts struggle to explain that.

  • Sep 19, 2018

Florence made landfall in North Carolina on Friday, battering the state with a powerful combination of wind and rain. At least five deaths have been linked to the storm, according to officials.

  • Sep 15, 2018

As Florence stalls out on its march westward, record rainfalls threaten to flood bodies of water across a large region.

  • Sep 15, 2018

An armada of various boats streamed toward Hurricane Florence this week, trying to emulate the effort during Hurricane Harvey in Texas.

  • Sep 14, 2018

Authorities report that water levels rose more than 10 feet in a few hours overnight Thursday into Friday.

  • Sep 14, 2018
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