Tornado Causes Destruction in Iowa, Generating 70 Mph Winds

Tornado Causes Destruction in Iowa, Generating 70 Mph Winds

On Nov. 11, 2015, a tornado causes destruction in Des Moines, Iowa, generating 70 mph wind gusts. Forty-seven other surrounding counties are to undergo a tornado watch. With storms descending from the north and northeast, severe weather is proposed to torment the residents of Iowa throughout the night on Nov. 11, 2015. As of 4:48:03 […]

FEMA Warns Californians to Buy Flood Insurance Before El Niño Hits [Video]

FEMA Warns Californians to Buy Flood Insurance Before El Niño Hits [Video]

On Oct. 23, 2015, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) warned Californians to buy flood insurance before El Niño hits, and it is now too late to purchase coverage. According to the Los Angeles Daily News, the warning applies to all residents, even if they do not live in a flood-prone area. There are several reasons for […]

2015 Hurricane Season Officially Starts June 1 and Runs Through November 30

2015 Hurricane Season Officially Starts June 1 and Runs Through November 30

The 2015 hurricane season officially starts June 1 and runs through November 30. While there have been vital enhancements in forecasting the landfalls and paths of developing storms, experts have cautioned that efforts are still lagging behind in accurately predicting the intensity of hurricanes. More efforts are needed especially during rapid intensification, which is a process […]