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Staring down Hurricane Florence, September 12th, 2018. Photo: Alexander Gerst, ESA- NASA
Intersection

Intersection: Hurricanes & Climate Change


Hurricane season is at its peak. As Florence makes landfall in the Carolinas, some communities are still rebuilding from last year’s hurricanes, Irma and Maria. How are communities preparing to be more resilient in the face of these powerful storms?
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Chad Koon inside the equipment room at Verizons Orlando superswitch. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
Intersection

Intersection: Inside Verizon’s Superswitch


During a hurricane, communication is vital. As residents of the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence later this week- we take a closer look at what it takes to keep communications networks running, especially when disaster strikes. Intersection goes inside Verizon’s Orlando ‘superswitch’- a building where millions of calls and data sessions are processed every day.
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Storms

Tropical Storm Gordon Almost A Hurricane


Tropical Storm Gordon steadily strengthened overnight, and this morning is moving west-northwest, away from the peninsula, with winds up to 65 mph. Further strengthening is possible before Gordon makes a second landfall tonight.
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Storms

Tropical Storm Gordon Heads For Gulf


Tropical Storm Gordon is intensifying as it pulls away from Southwest Florida this afternoon, but not before dumping several inches of rain and producing minor wind damage in portions of Miami-Dade County earlier today.
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