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Hurricane Season Is Here: Is Your Home Ready?

Robert Morris | Posted 07.09.2014 | HuffPost Home
Robert Morris

Your family's safety and security is the primary goal, so it is important that you are well-prepared for the unexpected. A bit of work now can save you an enormous amount of work later.

Thunderous Photo Shows The Deadly Power Of Nature

Amanda Golden | Posted 06.10.2014 | World

(AP Photo/dpa, Julian Stratenschulte) Forceful storms consisting of heavy rains, winds and hail made their way across western Germany late on Mon...

First Named Hurricane Of The Season Forms Off Mexico

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2014 | Green

MEXICO CITY, May 24 (Reuters) - Hurricane Amanda rapidly gained strength far off the west coast of Mexico on Saturday evening and churned farther ou...

Snow Storm Leaves Bitter Trail Along East Coast

AP | By JONATHAN LEMIRE and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.24.2014 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — Northeasterners scraped and shoveled Wednesday after a snowstorm grounded flights, shuttered schools and buried roads with a surpris...

Video: After The Storm

Richard Ha | Posted 03.02.2014 | Hawaii
Richard Ha

What a storm! The house shook with intense thunder and lightning last night. This morning, an eleven-mile stretch of Highway 19 was closed, 20 mile...

WATCH: This Nature Compilation Will Blow Your Mind

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.26.2013 | Green

Sometimes, it is easy to forget the power of nature. Other times, you watch videos like the one bestvideodivertenti posted and you're scared to go...

Massive Storm Threatens Holiday Travel

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2014 | Green

By Noreen O'Donnell Nov 23 (Reuters) - A dangerous storm that brought snow and drenching rains to the southwestern United States blame...

A Survivor's Story in the Philippines

Carlos Holganza | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Carlos Holganza

I was going farther and farther out into the sea and all I saw were tips of coconut trees starting to disappear into the swelling water. Suddenly, I saw a child hugging tightly to a floating coconut tree.

LOOK: The Deadliest Natural Disasters Of The Past Decade

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.12.2013 | World

Typhoon Haiyan is feared to have killed more than 10,000 people in the Philippines. Here are the natural disasters in the last decade that had even hi...

Sandy Came...

Camila Gibran | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Camila Gibran

Sandy came, and before she arrived, it was all about Me. Me in my house. Me in my day job. Me, my aspirations and my battles with my lessons. Me, not doing what Me like to be doing. Me and my senseless emotional life. There were so many Me's, I forgot I was only one.

Tropical Storm Karen Dissipates

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE and JANET McCONNAUGHEY | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

LAFITTE, La. (AP) — After days of lumbering toward the Gulf Coast, the storm system Karen dissipated Sunday as storm preparations in the region were...

Recollections of Hurricane Ike

Fred Lundgren | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact
Fred Lundgren

We were looking forward to retirement without fear the afternoon of September 8, 2008. At 10 p.m. that same night, I turned on the TV and saw Hurricane Ike in the Gulf of Mexico. It was the storm that changed our lives forever.

WATCH: Massive Storm Develops In Seconds, Barrels Through Neighborhood

Posted 08.05.2013 | Green

Nature certainly can be awe-inspiring, even during a seemingly ordinary thunderstorm. One stay-at-home storm chaser in Lethbridge, Alberta learned ...

Derecho Fails To Form As Storm Moves East

AP | By ERIC TUCKER | Posted 08.13.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — A massive storm system that started in the Upper Midwest brought soaking rains and heavy winds to the Mid-Atlantic Thursday, causi...

How A Storm Became Big Enough To Span The Atlantic

Posted 03.29.2013 | Green

From Douglas Main, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer: There is currently a massive storm churning over the Atlantic that spans the entire ocean basin, ...

A Case for Comic Books, Part 2: A Goddess Named Storm

Clarence Haynes | Posted 04.08.2013 | Books
Clarence Haynes

To be clear, the male-dominated comic-book genre has had a fair share of misplaced notions around gender and ethnicity. But I think that the case of X-Men's Storm brings up interesting ideas as to how we can get in touch.

Catherine New

Hurricane Sandy Aftermath Brings New Threat Of Poverty For Thousands Who Have Lost Jobs

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.19.2012 | Money

JERSEY CITY, N.J. -- At the time of day Friday when most workers are making plans for happy hour, Cheryl Johnson is making a final scan of the online ...

'Diary of a Mad Storm Survivor'

Jerry Zezima | Posted 01.15.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Gray, wet and windy. And that just describes me. It also describes Sandy, who is due at my house in a few hours. I put out a welcome mat. It blows away.

Breathing And Blessings After The Storm

Alison Laichter | Posted 01.08.2013 | Religion
Alison Laichter

Sometimes it takes a storm to be reminded that we're all in this together, we're all responsible to and for each other, and we're all reenacting the work of creation.

A Wing and a Prayer

Irene Tanner | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

During the storm and in the wake of devastation, safe and secure in my apartment, which blessedly retained its electricity, the WWII anthem "Coming in on a Wing and a Prayer" (Harold Adamson and Jimmie McHugh) entered my consciousness, a reminder of those war-torn days.

Obama in the Storm

Don C. Reed | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Don C. Reed

In the next four years, it is my belief that President Barack Obama will get the job done -- with Republican cooperation or without it. But I hope America will take note if the McConnell policy of total non-cooperation continues.

PHOTOS: Prospect Park After Hurricane Sandy

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 01.01.2013 | Travel
Thomas Shomaker

I visited Prospect Park in Brooklyn Wednesday. Hurricane Sandy tore through the park a few days ago, and you can tell.

Sandy and the Importance of Government

David Morris | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics
David Morris

When disasters hit, the government is the only agent with the authority and capacity to marshal and mobilize resources sufficient to the undertaking

20 Tips To Prepare Your Family For Hurricane Sandy

Kathy Carter Woods | Posted 12.29.2012 | Parents
Kathy Carter Woods

Some of these tips saved time and money. Others saved my sanity. So after you've gathered the canned foods, batteries and water, consider these.

10 Recipes For Before, During, And After The Frankenstorm

Food52 | Posted 12.28.2012 | Taste
Food52

Frankenstorm is coming. We are officially in hoarding mode, and we are not ashamed. Forget the Spam, the Saltines, the crackers and the peanut butter; here are 10 recipes to make-ahead, to whip up from your pantry.