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August 28, 2017
Texas storm a reminder to be watchful and prepared

Like Joaquin in 2015, Harvey went from being a tropical disturbance to a powerful Category 4 storm in days. It hit southeastern Texas between Friday night and Saturday morning. It remained over the area yesterday as a tropical storm. There were at least five reported deaths.
The storm caused major flooding. The U.S. National Weather Service projects some areas could be hit by more than 50 inches o...

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September 10, 2017
Local Statement for Melbourne, FL

Hurricane Irma Local Statement Advisory Number 47
National Weather Service Melbourne FL AL112017
637 PM EDT Sun Sep 10 2017

This product covers EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA

**WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE THIS EVENING AS TORRENTIAL
RAINS FALL OVER EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA**

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September 10, 2017
Local Statement for Melbourne, FL

Hurricane Irma Local Statement Advisory Number 46
National Weather Service Melbourne FL AL112017
1216 PM EDT Sun Sep 10 2017

This product covers EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA

**TORRENTIAL RAIN WITH AND INCREASING WIND AND TORNADO THREAT
SPREADING NORTHWARD OVER EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA THIS MORNING**

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October 08, 2016
C. R. Walker school replaced as hurricane shelter in New Providence

THE National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) is revising its list of shelters in New Providence, noting that the C R Walker Senior High School on Blue Hill Road has been compromised.

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September 04, 2017
Facing another storm

Joaquin hit the southern Bahamian islands in 2015. Matthew hit the northwest Bahamas last year. These two major hurricanes caused hundreds of millions of dollars worth of damage. Homeowners and businesses are still trying to get back to normal.
A major storm threatens The Bahamas again. Irma is in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean heading toward the Leeward Islands. It already has maximum sustained...

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NEMA accepts Emergency kits from Fidelity Bank
July 19, 2018
NEMA accepts Emergency kits from Fidelity Bank

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, received about 300 Emergency Kits from Fidelity Bank Bahamas Limited during a presentation at NEMA on Gladstone Road on Wednesday, July 18, 2018...

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July 05, 2017
The wisdom of old advice

Living in a hurricane zone, we grow up hearing advice on storm preparation. Public service announcements repeat this information constantly. You should buy this, cut down and store that. The damage caused by Hurricane Matthew reminds us of the necessity of following the guidance set out to survive storms and their aftermath.
Residents of New Providence were lucky for some time. Last year, for the ...

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July 31, 2017
The wisdom of old advice

Living in a hurricane zone, we grow up hearing advice on storm preparation. Public service announcements repeat this information constantly. You should buy this, cut down and store that. The damage caused by Hurricane Matthew reminds us of the necessity of following the guidance set out to survive storms and their aftermath.
Residents of New Providence were lucky for some time. Last year, for the ...

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December 06, 2016
The wisdom of old advice

Living in a hurricane zone, we grow up hearing advice on storm preparation.

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October 30, 2016
The wisdom of old advice

Living in a hurricane zone, we grow up hearing advice on storm preparation.

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