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Hurricane strands many in Florida Panhandle's poor, rural backcountry

Oct 16 2018

FOUNTAIN, Fla. Bernard Sutton, a 64-year-old cancer patient, and two buddies have been living out of a camping tent and broken-down minivan since his double-wide trailer home in rural Fountain, Florida, was torn apart by Hurricane Michael last week. | Video

Hurricane strands many in Florida Panhandle's poor, rural backcountry

Oct 16 2018

FOUNTAIN, Fla. Bernard Sutton, a 64-year-old cancer patient, and two buddies have been living out of a camping tent and broken-down minivan since his double-wide trailer home in rural Fountain, Florida, was torn apart by Hurricane Michael last week. | Video

Florida wild cat sanctuary caught in hurricane's path

Oct 13 2018

PANAMA CITY, Fla. "Saint" the mountain lion was pacing nervously in his pen and crying days before Hurricane Michael cut a path of destruction through the Bear Creek Feline Center, a refuge for 23 wild cats near Florida's Panama City.

More floods threaten Hawaii as tropical Storm Lane drifts away

Aug 26 2018

HONOLULU Tropical Storm Lane, greatly diminished from the major hurricane it once was, drifted away from the Hawaiian coast on Saturday, but lingering showers threatened to trigger more flooding and landslides. | Video

Tropical storm Lane threatens more Hawaii floods before turning away

Aug 25 2018

HONOLULU, Aug 25 Tropical Storm Lane threatened to drench Hawaii's most populated island of Oahu on Saturday, after lingering just south of the U.S. state and unleashing torrential rains and flooding on the Big Island, weather and civil defense officials said.

Tropical storm Lane dumps rain on Hawaii as flood hazard lingers

Aug 25 2018

HONOLULU Hawaii was spared a direct hit by a major hurricane as Lane, once a monster tempest, rapidly weakened into a tropical storm, even as it unleashed severe flooding on the Big Island and threatened to drench Oahu and Maui. | Video

Scientists defy 'force of nature' to unlock secrets of Hawaii volcano

Jul 08 2018

PAHOA, Hawaii Dressed in heavy cotton, a helmet and respirator, Jessica Ball worked the night shift monitoring "fissure 8," which has been spewing fountains of lava as high as a 15-story building from a slope on Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.

Cut off by Hawaii lava, pot growers refuse to let go dream

Jun 15 2018

HALEKAMAHINA HILL, Hawaii Dale Altman and his grandson Josh Doran live on a 5-acre (2-hectare) plot atop a hill on Hawaii's Big Island by the erupting Kilauea volcano, where they grow medical marijuana. 

Hawaiians build homes for volcano evacuees

Jun 10 2018

PAHOA, Hawaii Hundreds of construction workers hammered together 20 temporary housing units on Saturday for families forced from their homes by Hawaii's erupting Kilauea Volcano in what Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim called a source of hope.

Rivers of lava destroy 600 homes on Hawaii's Big Island: mayor

Jun 08 2018

PAHOA, Hawaii Approximately 600 homes have been swallowed by lava flows from Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island since early last month, marking its most destructive eruption in modern times, Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim said on Thursday.

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