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Crisis in the Caribbean

(NBC News) – As Puerto Rico deals with a lack of power, food and drinking water in the wake of Hurricane Maria, residents are also in dire need of another commodity: Cold hard cash. And that means what little other resources are …

Hurricane Maria churns toward Caribbean

(NBC News) – A hurricane watch was issued for Puerto Rico early Monday as Maria left residents of Irma-battered Caribbean islands racing to prepare for yet another potentially powerful storm. Maria was about 85 miles east of Martinique at 8 a.m. ET, …

Irma leaves millions without power

(NBC News) – More than 6 million people are without power in the wake of Hurricane Irma. Now a tropical storm, Irma continues to churn over north Florida and Georgia. Irma first made landfall in the Florida Keys, then slowly cut a …

Thunderstorms sparking fires in S. Oregon

Lakeview, Ore. – Lightning strikes are causing numerous fires in the Lakeview area. In the past 24 hours, 15 new fires have been confirmed, all originating from lighting strikes. The South Central Oregon Fire Management Partnership (SCOFMP) said crews are responding to …

Crews respond to 16 lightning-caused fires

Central Point, Ore. – Firefighters tackled 16 fires caused by Sunday’s storm on Oregon Department of Forestry protected lands. The lightning-caused fires in Jackson and Josephine Counties were kept small, according to officials with ODF’s Southwest Oregon District. On Monday, crews will …

Extreme weather pounds the Midwest

(NBC News) — Tornadoes ripped through the Midwest overnight, leaving behind a twisted path of destruction. In Illinois cell phone video captured the fear and the shock of seeing a massive funnel cloud touch down. Some people lost everything.  “It was all …
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