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The Costliest Hurricanes in U.S. History

The Costliest Hurricanes in U.S. History

While hurricane season typically lasts between June and October, the most severe weather events tend to occur near the end of summer. That means now. Tropical Storm Hermine is expected to hit Florida late on Thursday or early on Friday, and could wind up being the first hurricane to make landfall in the state since 2005.  This year’s hurricane season is expected to be the strongest since Hurricane Sandy hit in 2012. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which tracks and warns of dangerous weather…

 

Oklahoma Orders Shutdown of Wells After Record-Tying Earthquake

Oklahoma Orders Shutdown of Wells After Record-Tying Earthquake

Oklahoma Orders Shutdown of Wells After Record-Tying Earthquake

Oklahoma officials on Saturday ordered oil and gas operators to shut down three dozen wastewater disposal wells following a 5.6-magnitude earthquake that tied a record as the strongest in state history.  The quake, centered near Pawnee, rattled the state just after 8 a.m. Eastern time Saturday, tying a record set in 2011 for the strongest such tremor in Oklahoma history, according to the National Weather Service.  Local officials reported moderate to severe damage and at least one nonlife-threatening injury…

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