Air Force aircraft here have evacuated the area in order to protect the assets from any potential impacts of Hurricane Ian. This evacuation provides the men and women of the 1 SOW the opportunity to support any crisis or contingency unimpeded by weather.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Atlantic Canada remained without power Sunday and officials said they found the body of a woman swept into the sea after former Hurricane Fiona swept away houses, stripped off roofs and blocked roads across the country’s Atlantic provinces.
More than half a million people in Puerto Rico remained without water service on Wednesday — three days after Hurricane Fiona slammed into the U.S. territory — sending many to line up for hours to fill jugs from water trucks and others to scoop water from mountain runoff.
Hurricane Fiona unleashed more rain on Puerto Rico on Monday, a day after the storm knocked out power and water to most of the island, and National Guard troops rescued hundreds of people who got stranded.
NOAA forecasters Thursday trimmed their hurricane season outlook from a 65% chance for above-normal activity to 60% and increased the odds of a normal season from 25% to 30% because of uneven sea surface temperature.
Hurricane Ida swept through Louisiana with furious winds that ripped roofs off buildings and storm surge so powerful it moved homes. What it wrought on the living it also wrought on the dead, moving vaults and caskets and adding another layer of trauma for families and communities recovering from the powerful storm.