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Washington Wildfires Wreaking Woe - The Sleepy Hollow fire near the north-central Washington State city of Wenatchee started in the afternoon of June 28, 2015. The cause is unknown but natural causes have been ruled out, leaving intentional or accidental human-origin causes to blame. Unseasonably high temperatures, early drought conditions, and high fuel loads have elevated fire risk in the area much earlier in the summer than normal. The fire started outside the city, ... http://ow.ly/30PSdQ
The Sleepy Hollow fire near the north-central Washington State city of Wenatchee started in the afternoon of June 28, 2015. The cause is unknown but natural causes have been ruled out, leaving intentional or accidental human-origin causes to blame. Unseasonably high temperatures, early drought ...
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Weather Wednesday — Lightning Safety — Special Monday Edition http://ow.ly/30oxzr
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Weather Wednesday – Tropical Depression Bill and Flooding - It’s often said in areas of drought in the southern U.S. that it takes a tropical storm to reverse the situation. This year, as we know, the Texas-Oklahoma drought was fairly well broken by a lingering storm system over Memorial Day weekend which resulted in more than 30 deaths. Now comes what is left of Tropical Storm Bill, already as of this morning, reduced to a tropical depression. Some parts of Texas into ... http://ow.ly/309VKq
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MT@NWS_Southern_US: System over the Gulf very likely (90% chance) a tropical storm this afternoon or evening. http://t.co/t8FUfENFeh
“System over the Gulf very likely (90% chance) becoming a tropical storm this afternoon or this evening.”
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Weather Wednesday – El Nino and the Texas Floods - KHOU via USA Today What caused the recent devastating and deadly flooding in Texas, Oklahoma and other states? One thought, advanced by Accuweather and others, is that the developing El Nino played a role. As we’ve written before, an El Nino is warmer than expected waters in the Pacific Ocean. El Nino events result in a split jet stream and it the southern stream likely contributed to the flooding in the South. Typicall... http://ow.ly/2Zsjp5
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Weather Wednesday — Hurricane Season Outlook - Tropical Storm Ana earlier this month aside, June 1st marks the beginning of the “official” Atlantic Hurricane season. So what can we expect this year? Exact predictions are always iffy, but noted expert Dr. William Gray and his colleague Philip Klotzbach, both of Colorado State University, predict 7 named storms, three hurricanes and one major hurricane. If true, this would be one of the quietest hurricane seasons in the l... http://ow.ly/2Zac5n
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Disaster Preparedness for Child Care Facilities - Many disasters happen during the day when children are away from home in the care of others.   As ch http://ow.ly/2YNflf
Many disasters happen during the day when children are away from home in the care of others. As child care providers in centers, homes...
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Our colleagues @eXtension4U have a great online course for child care providers. http://ow.ly/P0zrt #EDENtweets #beprepared
Many disasters happen during the day when children are away from home in the care of others. As child care providers in centers, homes...
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Are you recovering from a flood? We have #flooding resources for you http://ow.ly/OlR0X
Recovery can be thought of as actions taken to restore and rebuild impacted areas. Recovery is a difficult and lengthy process. Recovery...
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Weather Wednesday – The Family Go Kit - From time to time on Weather Wednesday we will step away from purely meteorological topics to address preparedness. This week we’ll discuss one of the most basic preparedness items, a personal or family Go Kit. A Go Kit should be assembled and customized according to individual needs following some general guidelines from FEMA. Be sure to look under the tabs for additional suggested items. Let’s look at some of the items which sho... http://ow.ly/2ZJ6qQ
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Korean Cases of MERS Continue to Rise - Officials Confirm Thirty Cases, Two Deaths, Quarantine 1300 and Close Schools http://ow.ly/2ZshRf
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Avian Influenza Homepage - Wild birds such as migratory ducks and geese have historically been known as reservoirs for avian in http://ow.ly/2Z76Wa
Wild birds such as migratory ducks and geese have historically been known as reservoirs for avian influenza (AI) viruses. These birds...
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EDEN is a collaborative multi-state effort by Extension Services across the country to improve the delivery of services to citizens affected by disasters.
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EDEN links Extension educators from across the U.S. and various disciplines, enabling them to use and share resources to reduce the impact of disasters.