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August 19, 2019: She was the first female governor of her state, and won mixed reviews for her response to the devastating storm.
August 19, 2019: Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco died Sunday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced. She was 76.
August 18, 2019: Former Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died Sunday at 76 years old. She was Louisiana's first elected female governor.
August 18, 2019: Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, whose career was upended by Hurricane Katrina, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. She was 76. 
August 16, 2019: An active weather season could have significant impacts on gasoline supply if storms develop in key geographic areas. Current weather models are showing there’s potential for this Atlantic tropical weather season to become more active, which could reveal vulnerabilities in fuel production.
August 13, 2019: Fifteen years ago, destructive Hurricane Charley made landfall as a powerful Category 4 hurricane along the Florida Gulf coastline on Aug. 13, 2004.
August 13, 2019: Charley exploded from a Category 1 storm to a Category 4 hurricane in a matter of mere hours -- and that was hardly the only characteristic about the storm that was unusual.
August 9, 2019: A revised prediction from federal forecasters sees the potential for as many as 17 named storms this hurricane season, four of which may be major.
August 8, 2019: Due to changing atmospheric conditions around the globe, Atlantic tropical activity is likely to last later in the season compared to 2018.
August 2, 2019: As the 2019 hurricane season ramps up, robotic underwater gliders may improve forecasts.
July 31, 2019: Hurricane Erick will pass Hawaii on Friday bringing dangerous surf and higher than average sea waves.
July 31, 2019: What if you have a hurricane event in the Gulf of Mexico and the domestic oil industry barely notices? That's exactly what happened when Hurricane Barry shut in most Gulf production during the week of July 19.
July 31, 2019: Nearly two years after catastrophic Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, tens of thousands of FEMA-provided water bottles for survivors were found unopened and expired on a private estate.
July 30, 2019: Up to 25 inches of rain could fall, along with a storm surge of several feet along coastal shores.
July 30, 2019: Hurricane watches have been posted in coastal Louisiana. New Orleans is under a storm surge watch.
July 30, 2019: Hurricane Erick could approach major hurricane status by the middle of this week as moves into the central Pacific Ocean.
July 30, 2019: Hurricane Erick is expected to pass near Hawaii on Friday afternoon, according to the latest NHC path map.
July 30, 2019: Hurricane Erick was expected to gain strength and could become a major hurricane later in the week
July 29, 2019: The storm is expected to hit 115 mph this week, turning it into a major hurricane.
July 26, 2019: Shale has made the U.S. domestic oil and gas supply system far less vulnerable to hurricanes. When hurricanes hit the Gulf, prices don't spike like they used to.
July 23, 2019: A disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico has a slim chance of forming into a cyclone over the next five days, although its track appears to be away from Houston.
July 21, 2019: Fair Bluff has already been hit by two hurricanes – but if another arrives this year, it could become one of the US’s first climate crisis ghost townsThe water slithered up while the people went to sleep. No text alerts. No sirens. Just the Lumber River, the color of black tea, carrying out its slow, silent ambu...
July 19, 2019: Al Roker is apologizing for a recent comment he made about Hurricane Michael which devastated the Florida Panhandle last fall. 
July 16, 2019: Massive helpings of chicken, potatoes au gratin, macaroni and cheese and flourless chocolate cake didn’t go to waste.
July 16, 2019