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St. Johns County Offering Sand Bags to Address Potential Flooding

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St. Johns County Offering Sand Bags to Address Potential Flooding St. Johns County, Fla. – Due to heavy rains associated with Tropical Storm Isaac, the St. Johns County Road and Bridge Department is providing sand bags to County residents. Sand and bags will be provided to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on […]

Climate Change Can Explain Some 2011 Departures From The Norm

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Texans sweltered through the hottest, driest spring and summer on record last year. Much of the blame can be attributed to a recurring climate pattern known as La Niña, which emerges every few years as surface waters chill in the eastern equatorial Pacific. But Earth’s steadily warming climate contributed as well, a new analysis concludes. […]

President Announces Florida in State of Disaster

MAY 27, 2009 – The President today declared a major disaster exists in the State of Florida and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the area struck by severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, and straight-line winds beginning on May 17, 2009, and continuing. The President’s action makes Federal funding available to […]