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ICE
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Definitions

  1. A hurricane is an act of God -- but a catastrophic failure of the levees is an act of Bush.
  2. A hurricane is wider at the top than at the bottom and this concentrates power at the base of the swirling mass of air.
  3. A hurricane is powered by evaporating ocean water, and so typically gains strength over warm water and loses strength over land.
  4. Hurricane is one of the few global Internet backbones that is IPv6 native and does not rely on internal tunnels for its IPv6 connectivity.
  5. The hurricane was downgraded to a Category 1 storm and passed west of the city as high winds and heavy rain hit the coast of Louisiana.

Thousands

  1. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Houston was faced with the sudden arrival of thousands of people, many in need of medical care.
  2. Hurricane Katrina devastated the Mississippi Gulf Coast, destroying over 64,000 homes and tens of thousands of rental properties.

Hurricane Ike

  1. As an avid follower of world events and hurricanes the last few years, I watched and followed Hurricane Ike very closely these last couple weeks.
  2. Thank you so much for coming by and visiting my hub about Hurricane Ike and Galveston.
  3. Hanover was again ravaged by storm, due to the after effects of Hurricane Ike.

Texas

  1. In October 2008, Liukin partnered with World Vision to help her home state of Texas to recover from Hurricane Ike.
  2. The hurricane will likely slow down as it heads into Texas and possibly Arkansas, and those areas could then get 20 inches of rainfall.

Impact

  1. He is concerned about the impact that this hurricane would have on our people.
  2. While it would have been impossible to prevent all damage from the hurricane, there were definite measures that could have been taken to minimize the impact.
  3. The impact and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina led to one of the most severe humanitarian crises in the history of the United States.

United States

  1. It was the sixth-strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded and the third-strongest hurricane on record that made landfall in the United States.
  2. The hurricane season of 2005 included the worst natural disaster ever to hit the United States.
  3. Fast forward to 1935, and the Labor Day Hurricane, the most powerful storm ever to make landfall in the United States.

Assistance

  1. The Netherlands is one of many nations who have provided assistance to the United States following Hurricane Katrina.
  2. At least 87 countries offered assistance to the United States for Hurricane Katrina relief, according to Wikipedia.
  3. During HMS Cumberland's tour of duty she will be in a position to respond to calls for assistance during the hurricane season.

Bush

  1. On September 2, 2005, President George W. Bush said, "Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job," praising Brown's response to Hurricane Katrina.
  2. In an address to the nation from New Orleans, President George W. Bush speaks about federal recovery efforts in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
  3. The last time rapper Kanye West appeared on a TV show to raise money for Hurricane Katrina victims, he accused U.S. President George W. Bush of racism.

Vulnerable

  1. The Federal Emergency Management Agency said the government has known for a long time how vulnerable New Orleans would be in a major hurricane like Katrina.
  2. The hurricane hit at the end of the month, the time when poor people are most vulnerable.

Strike

  1. The last major hurricane to strike the Houston area was Category-3 Alicia in 1983.
  2. Hurricane Katrina was the deadliest hurricane to strike the United States since 1928.
  3. Hugo was the most powerful hurricane to strike the United States in twenty years.

Jamaica

  1. Gilbert was the first hurricane to make landfall in Jamaica since 1951, and is one of the few storms to have made landfall as Category 5 (in Mexico).
  2. The sixth Endeavour was a 14-gun sloop, purchased in 1763 and wrecked in 1780 in a hurricane off Jamaica.
  3. Jamaica lies in the hurricane belt of the Atlantic Ocean; as a result, the island sometimes experiences significant storm damage.

Cuba

  1. August 13 - Hurricane Charley kills 27 people in Florida after killing four in Cuba and one in Jamaica.
  2. The island is located between the islands of Cuba to the west, and Puerto Rico to the east, directly within the hurricane belt.
  3. The ninth Phoenix was a 44-gun fifth-rate launched in 1759 and lost in a hurricane off Cuba in 1780.

Tragedy

  1. Even in the first days after the hurricane, it has become clear that the tragedy could have been much reduced if adequate measure had been put in place.
  2. Hendrick planes had flown medical personnel to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina, so its pilots and flight crews were used to responding to tragedy.
  3. As the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina continues to unfold, this Web log will track the ways that the Washington community is touched by the tragedy.

Damages

  1. Hurricane Katrina was the costliest hurricane, causing over $81 billion in damages.
  2. Hurricane Katrina caused $5.6 million in damages at the complex at Tulane Avenue and Broad Street.

Shake

  1. Shake well for a few seconds, and pour into an ice-filled hurricane glass.

Million People

  1. It is estimated that more than two million people in the Gulf region were displaced by the hurricane, with more than 1,500 fatalities in Louisiana alone.
  2. Climate change significantly intensified Hurricane Katrina, which cost this nation $80 billion, killed thousands, and displaced a million people.

City

  1. When Hurricane Katrina struck it actually sideswiped the city of New Orleans as it headed to the east toward the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
  2. Long story short: He couldn't find her after the hurricane, caught the first flight down to Baton Rouge and drove into the city.
  3. The City of Biloxi is having him carve some beautiful works from trees that were damaged by hurricane Katrina on Highway 90.

Damaged

  1. The county was severely damaged from both Hurricane Camille in August 1969 and Hurricane Katrina on August 28-29, 2005, causing catastrophic effects.
  2. Thirty-six years earlier, in 1969, Waveland had been severely damaged by Hurricane Camille.[1].
  3. The city was severely damaged on August 29 2005 by Hurricane Katrina when it was hit by a 30 foot (9 m) storm surge.

Looting

  1. Looting and violence A Border Patrol Special Response Team searches a hotel room-by-room in New Orleans in response to Hurricane Katrina.
  2. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, looting, violence, and other criminal activity became serious problems.
  3. New Orleans convulsed in looting and violence after the hurricane, and troops did not arrive in force to restore order until five days later.

Destruction

  1. The human and economic impacts of this storm may surpass the destruction inflicted in 1969 by Camille, a Category 5 hurricane that killed 256 people.
  2. Broadcasting a live feed, Mayerle had been describing the destruction to Biloxi caused by Hurricane Katrina when she encountered Jackson and his children.
  3. In the aftermath of hurricane Katrina, our nation is rushing to address the devastating loss of life and destruction.

Lives

  1. Hurricane Katrina destroyed thousands of lives.
  2. A group of social activists seeking to better the lives of local residents, called the " Rainbow Family ", arrived in Waveland soon after Hurricane Katrina.
  3. At least 1,836 people lost their lives in the hurricane and in the subsequent floods.

Homes

  1. AAHPERD extends its deepest sympathies to all who have lost lives, homes, and businesses due to Hurricane Katrina.
  2. Many residents of Gautier lost almost everything in Hurricane Katrina, including their homes and all of their possessions.
  3. In Biloxi, the first to be aided after the hurricane were the casinos, which forced low-income people out of their homes and neighborhoods.

Alabama

  1. Hurricane Katrina has left a trail of devastation throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.
  2. Hurricane Katrina will be remembered for its vast devastation of the Gulf Coast regions of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.
  3. Taylor Hicks did indeed come from Alabama to New Orleans, Louisiana during the midst of one of the greatest tragedies of this century, Hurricane Katrina.

Monday

  1. On Monday, August 29, 2005, a category 4 hurricane struck New Orleans and the adjacent Gulf Coast, resulting in the largest natural disaster in US history.
  2. Classes resumed on Monday, January 9, 2006, after being closed as a result of Hurricane Katrina.
  3. Winner of the Grade 3 Derby Trial on April 24 at Churchill Downs, Hurricane Ike is scheduled to work seven furlongs on Monday.

Aug

  1. Hurricane Katrina made landfall in south Plaquemines Parish, La., near the towns of Empire, Buras and Boothville, on the morning of Aug.
  2. Katrina was the second hurricane to hit the state this year -- Dennis hit the Panhandle last month -- and the sixth since Aug.
  3. Debris from a fallen building covers several buildings in downtown New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina battered the Louisiana Coast on Monday, Aug.

Hanna

  1. Hurricane Hanna reverts to a tropical storm over the Turks and Caicos islands.
  2. As Gustav passed, authorities turned their attention to Hurricane Hanna, which could come ashore in Georgia and South Carolina late in the week.

Water

  1. When a hurricane drives water into Lake Pontchartrain, the weaker levees bordering Pontchartrain and canals leading to it are overwhelmed.
  2. New Orleans is being evacuated as a result of flooding from hurricane Katrina and is still 60% under water.
  3. Over 150,000 properties in New Orleans were damaged or destroyed by wind, water, and fire in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.

Surge

  1. Surge is the water a hurricane pushes up as it approaches shore.

Spitfire

  1. He crashed a Hurricane in north Africa, receiving burns to his face and losing his eye, but returned to action in a Spitfire with 237 (Rhodesia) Squadron.

Gustav

  1. Three years later, LA braced for Hurricane Gustav, a storm heralded to rival Katrina's power.
  2. KOMU 8 has a crew traveling with the National Guard working on the aftermath of Hurricane Gustav.
  3. At 7 p.m. Monday, the center of Hurricane Gustav was 30.7 north, 92.2 west, or about 15 miles north-northwest of Opelousas, La.

Betsy

  1. Katrina has also drawn comparisons to Hurricane Betsy, because of its similar track and potential effects on New Orleans.
  2. In 1965, Hurricane Betsy killed dozens of residents, even though the majority of the city remained dry.
  3. In fact, Hurricane Betsy was the first hurricane to cause over a billion dollars in damage.

Camille

  1. The Gulf Coast of Mississippi took the full force, in the same area where Hurricane Camille struck in 1969.
  2. Gautier did not receive any damage from Hurricane Camille in 1969, so the damage from Hurricane Katrina demonstrates how much larger this storm was.
  3. Residents that recalled Hurricane Camille observed that Katrina was, "much worse", with a storm surge reportedly reaching further inland.

Mexico

  1. Communities along the Gulf of Mexico - many of which were hit by Hurricane Katrina - have had some of the most frequent lossses from flooding in the nation.
  2. During Hurricane Ivan in September 2004, the storm surge from the Gulf of Mexico came in to Escambia Bay, washing out the Interstate 10 bridge over the bay.
  3. The storm weakened over land, but it regained hurricane status about one hour after entering the Gulf of Mexico.

Mr-Go

  1. MR-GO was derisively termed a "Hurricane Highway" in Katrina's wake, due to its apparent role in amplifying the impacts of storm surges.

Galveston Hurricane

  1. The Galveston Hurricane of 1900 is to date the deadliest natural disaster ever to strike the United States.
  2. A new look at Isaac Cline, whose infamous failure to predict the Galveston Hurricane left him obsessed with the devastating effects of storm surge.
  3. Hurricane Katrina is sure to be compared with the Galveston Hurricane of 1900.

Galveston

  1. Hurricane. The Galveston hurricane of 1900 killed around 8,000 (possibly up to 12,000) people.
  2. Katrina may be the deadliest hurricane in the United States since the Galveston Hurricane of 1900, which killed around 8,000 (possibly up to 12,000) people.
  3. The earthquake and resulting fire are remembered as the worst natural disaster in the history of the United States alongside the Galveston Hurricane of 1900.

Ice

  1. Shake all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and strain into a hurricane glass.
  2. Shake and strain in to a Highball or Hurricane w ice.
  3. Pour all ingredients over ice in a hurricane glass, and stir well.

Parfait Glass

  1. Shake and pour into hurricane or parfait glass filled with ice.
  2. Combine all ingredients with ice and pour into hurricane or parfait glass.
  3. Pour over ice into hurricane or parfait glass, stir.

South Florida

  1. Katrina's first landfall was in South Florida, where it hit as a Category 1 hurricane.
  2. In 1992 she organized a charity tennis event to raise money for the victims of Hurricane Andrew, which devastated south Florida.
  3. Last Thursday I was in south Florida and sat outside while the eye of Hurricane Katrina passed over my head.

Bahamas

  1. The NHC forecast for Hanna is to reach 70 kts over the Bahamas, which is a category 1 Hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale.
  2. Tropical Storm Hanna becomes Hurricane Hanna whilst over the Bahamas, the fourth hurricane of the 2008 hurricane season.
  3. Hurricane Hanna is stationery over the Bahamas with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph.

Hurricane Shutters

  1. Hurricane shutters are used to protect houses and other structures from damage caused by storms.
  2. Protecting your windows with storm windows or hurricane shutters ensures you and your families safety from hurricanes.
  3. The hurricane shutters can also help to protect the people inside of your house, and help to protect a little more then material positions.

Hurricanes

  1. Hurricanes are a rare occurrence in Hawaii, although it is probable that all the islands of Hawaii have been hit by a hurricane in the past.
  2. Kerry Emanuel stated, "Records of hurricane activity worldwide show an upswing of both the maximum wind speed in and the duration of hurricanes.
  3. The east coast is subject to hurricanes from August to November (in general, the country averages about one hurricane every other year); droughts are common.

Maximum Sustained Winds

  1. When Dean rolled through the Lesser Antilles, it was a Category Two Hurricane with maximum sustained winds in excess of 100 miles per hour.
  2. Katrina exemplifies that there is not simply a direct one-to-one relationship between the central pressure and the maximum sustained winds in a hurricane.
  3. Hurricane Katrina made landfall on August 29, 2005, in southeastern Louisiana, with maximum sustained winds of 140 mph.

Sustained Winds

  1. By noon on August 27th, Katrina was upgraded to a Category 3 hurricane with sustained winds of 100 knots or 115.2 mph.
  2. USA Today reports that Hurricane Katrina made landfall between Miami and Fort Lauderdale with sustained winds of 80 mph.
  3. The hurricane center reported early Thursday that the storm had sustained winds of 85 mph (137 kph).

Nhc

  1. The NHC issued a hurricane watch for southeastern Louisiana, including the New Orleans area at 10 a.m.
  2. The NHC expect Hanna to become Hurricane Hanna by early Sunday morning, then to turn towards the Bahamas.
  3. The NHC maintained the coastal warnings until late on August 29, by which time Hurricane Katrina was over central Mississippi.

Tropical Storm

  1. The NHC no longer expect Hanna to become a hurricane but to remain as a tropical storm until overhead the Bahamas.
  2. However, the hurricane watch and warning were issued while Katrina was still a tropical storm.
  3. The hurricane formed as a tropical depression late on August 23 and developed quickly into a tropical storm by 11 a.m.

Hurricane Andrew

  1. Charley was the most intense hurricane to strike the United States since Hurricane Andrew in 1992.
  2. Much of the damage and building failure in Hurricane Andrew could have been prevented by well installed hurricane shutters over windows and doors.
  3. As measured by barometric pressure, Katrina was more intense than Hurricane Andrew, which roared across south Florida in August 1992.

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