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    Hurricane Michael Decimates Florida PanhandleOne person is dead after the historically strong storm ripped through the Gulf Coast.
  2. Las Secuelas de María son la Verdadera Tragedia HumanitariaEl saldo de muertes del huracán en Puerto Rico amenaza con eclipsar el de Katrina.
  3. New Year’s Eve Revelers Face Brutal TemperaturesThe ball isn’t the only thing dropping in Times Square on Sunday night.
  4. Hurricane Maria Was a Natural Catastrophe. The Aftermath Is a Man-Made Disaster.The death toll from the storm in Puerto Rico is threatening to eclipse Katrina’s.
  5. This Year’s Latest Major Hurricane, Ophelia, Is Headed for IrelandThe 2017 hurricane season just keeps getting crazier.
  6. Hurricane Nate Weakens to Tropical Storm After LandfallNo significant damage was reported along the central Gulf Coast, but the danger of flash flooding remains as the storm moves further inland.
  7. Hurricane Nate Expected to Reach Category 2 Strength Before Striking Gulf CoastThe fast but intensifying storm will likely make landfall just east of New Orleans overnight Saturday.
  8. Hurricane Maria Headed for Caribbean, Jose to Skirt Northeast CoastThe U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico could be facing another major hurricane by the middle of the week.
  9. Hurricane Jose May Brush Northeast, New Storm Threatens Irma-Devastated IslandsThis year’s overactive hurricane season isn’t finished.
  10. A Weakened Irma Still Causes Major Flooding in Southeastern U.S.The U.S. death toll is up to 11, and 6.7 million people have lost power.
  11. Irma’s Path Shifts to Southwest Florida, Catastrophic Storm Surge ExpectedIrma’s storm surge is expected to reach a life-threatening 10–15 feet above ground level in some areas on Sunday.
  12. Catastrophic Flooding in Houston As Harvey Stalls Over TexasWith days of additional rain forecast for the region, the disaster is likely to get worse.
  13. Texas Braces for ‘Catastrophic’ Flooding From Harvey“Catastrophic and life-threatening flooding is expected,” the National Weather Service has warned. There have also been several tornadoes.
  14. climate change
    The Uninhabitable Earth, Annotated EditionThe facts, research, and science behind the climate-change article that explored our planet’s worst-case scenarios.
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    When Will the Planet Be Too Hot for Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine.Plague, famine, heat no human can survive. This is not science fiction but what scientists, when they’re not being cautious, fear could be our future.
  16. Cyclone Deposits Bull Shark in the Middle of an Australian RoadOnly in Australia.
  17. Winter Is Still Coming: New York Faces Possible Blizzard Starting Monday NightWe may get as much as 18 inches of snow through Wednesday.
  18. Once-in-a-Decade Storm Slams California and NevadaThe “pineapple express” — so named because it brings moisture from Hawaii — is wreaking havoc.
  19. North Carolina Governor Says Hurricane Matthew Death Count Will Continue to RiseSeventeen people have been killed in the U.S. by the hurricane so far.
  20. Hurricane Matthew, Now a Category 1, Makes Landfall in South CarolinaSignificant flooding is still expected from the record rainfall and coastal storm surge.
  21. Hurricane Matthew Threatens Haiti, Jamaica, and CubaIf the Category 4 storm hits Haiti, it could be a catastrophe.
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    Northeast Mostly Spared As Hermine Heads Out to SeaThough coastal areas should still watch out for storm surges, we will avoid most of the storm’s destructive forces.
  23. New York Nears Record Snowfall After Blizzard Pummels City, East CoastThe massive storm met or exceeded all expectations, breaking records across the East Coast.
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    Crazy Weather Declares War on HumansIn Texas, dozens have died after a relentless fusillade of tornadoes and blizzards.
  25. At Least 15 Killed As Tornadoes Sweep Across the SouthMost of the damage was caused by one twister that stayed on the ground for 150 miles.
  26. Weakened Hurricane Patricia Mostly Spares Mexico, Now a Tropical DepressionSo far no deaths or major damage have been reported, but the risk of flooding and mudslides remains high. 
  27. Historic Rainfall Has Flooded the Southeast [Updated]A 1-in-1,000-year rainstorm has led to massive flash floods, and President Obama has declared a state of emergency in South Carolina.
  28. It’s Really, Really Hot in IranThe heat index in the southern city of Bandar-e Mahshahr reached 165 degrees on Saturday.
  29. Extreme Weather Causes Food Prices to Increase, Nation to Fall ApartThis seemed more exciting in the movies.
  30. Woman Dies After Being Struck by Lightning at Jersey ShoreThe New York woman was struck on Monmouth Beach.
  31. Death Toll From Tornadoes Unleashed by Southern Storm Climbs to 193 [Updated]One hundred and twenty-eight killed in Alabama alone.
  32. Tornadoes Kill Seventeen Throughout the SouthStorms are expected to continue throughout the region.
  33. L.A. Residents Trade Sleigh Rides For MudslidesLos Angeles got a state of emergency for Christmas.
  34. Pakistani Floods Claim More LivesThe U.N. has appealed for $460 million in aid for shelter, food, and emergency care.