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Alaska Wary of ‘California Style’ Blackouts; Study Assesses Global Hailstorm Trends

Apr 1 2021 // Alaska could face “California-style” blackouts as climate change increases the state’s wildfire risk. That’s according to an article this week in the Anchorage Daily News. The article centers on...

‘Not Over Yet,’ But Crews Gaining Control of South Dakota Wildfires

Mar 31 2021 // Firefighters have begun to gain control of wildfires in the Black Hills of South Dakota that have forced the evacuation of more than 400 homes and closed the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Three separate wildfires were...

CoreLogic: Southeast Tornado Outbreak Affected Nearly 10K Homes

Mar 31 2021 // Nearly 10,000 homes were impacted by tornado damage that occurred across Alabama and Georgia last week, according to data from catastrophe modeling firm CoreLogic. The March 25 deadly tornado outbreak occurred thanks to...

North Carolina Residents Struggle to Recover from Strongest Tornado on Record

Mar 31 2021 // It’s been over a month since a tornado tore through southeastern Brunswick County. In Ocean Ridge Plantation, the neighborhood that bore the brunt of the storm damage, some homeowners remain in limbo. Carol Phillips...

Lawmakers from California Want U.S. Departments to Be Year-Round Wildfire Agencies

Mar 31 2021 // California’s U.S. senators and nearly two-dozen representatives are asking the Agriculture and Interior departments to transition their agencies to a year-round wildland workforce because blazes are no longer limited...

Supreme Court Could Use TransUnion ‘Terrorist List’ Case to Curb Class Actions

Mar 31 2021 // The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday signaled it could narrow the scope of a class action lawsuit against TransUnion in which thousands of people sought damages after the credit reporting company flagged their names as...

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