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UF Researcher Offers Tips on Controlling Mosquitoes After Hurricane

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Hurricane Irma left a lot of standing water in the yards and homes of Florida residents. So, a University of Florida researcher suggests steps for making sure your home doesn’t become a haven for mosquitoes. Some mosquito species can lay up to 200 eggs at a time, so it’s critical to empty cups, birdbaths, pots or anything else on your property that has standing water.

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Storm Surge Prediction Tool Helps Emergency Managers Prepare

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ADCIRC, combined with meteorological forecasts like rain, atmospheric pressure and wind forecasts, predicts flooding threats, allowing decision makers to make better decisions about response efforts, before severe weather occurs.

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After Irma and Harvey, Time to ‘Collaborate with Nature’

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Arizona's Official Climatologist Says the Recent Trio of Hurricanes Are a Terrible Coincidence

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Latest Hurricanes Aren't Rewriting the Record Books, Says Official Keeper of Weather Extremes

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The Medical Minute: Being Prepared for All Types of Emergencies

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Hurricanes Irma and Harvey have left many outside their paths thinking about how they might prepare for a weather emergency.

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Coping with Mental Anxiety From Hurricanes Harvey, Irma

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Communities devastated by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will spend years recovering from the destruction left in the storms’ wake.

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Expert: Rethinking Where and IF to Rebuild after Hurricanes Irma and Harvey

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Harvey, Then Irma, Now Jose: Are These Storms the Effects of Climate Change?

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Research Experts on Flood Impacts to Infrastructure, Contaminants, Flood Policies and FEMA







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