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Recalling The Great Hurricane of ’38

This weekend marks the 70th anniversary of Southern New England's worst natural disaster, namely The Great Hurricane of 1938.

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Tropical Storm Kiko Nears Hurricane Strength

Tropical Storm Kiko has neared hurricane strength in the eastern Pacific, but poses no threat to land.

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Southcoast Remembers Hurricane Bob 22 Years Later

It was 22 years ago that Greater New Bedford was battening down the hatches as hurricane Bob was bearing down on Southeastern Massachusetts.

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Are You Prepared For National Hurricane Week?

Are you prepared for the next hurricane to hit our area? Remember back when WBSM was your sole comforter and window to what was going on when thousands of you lost power for days?

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Pete’s Hurricane Preparation Tips

The storms comin'! Are you getting ready? Some of my Facebook friends are getting ready, others are mad at the weather man for all the hype. I use the olde saying, "Better to be safe than sorry."

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Weather.com

Tracking Hurricane Sandy — When Will It Affect Southeastern Massachusetts?

They are calling this particular hurricane a 'Frankenstorm'. Hurricane Sandy is expected to meet up with some cold air, and could even dump snow in some areas.

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West Island Weather Expert M.L. Baron Joins Phil Paleologos To Talk Hurricane Sandy [AUDIO]

It's the clash of fall and lingering Indian summer days! It's also the time of year for some of the worst storms for New Englanders.

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Do We Need a New Hurricane-Rating System?

Weather-industry insiders feel that the Saffir-Simpson Scale, which rates hurricane strength on a scale of Category 1 (weakest) through 5 (strongest), is inadequate.

Some say changes need to be made, since the current system doesn't include enough information about the storm, that it only denotes wind speed. It reveals little detail about the tidal surge, which is what actually causes the most deaths and damage.

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Mississippi River Levees Failing, Mandatory Evacuations Called For Along The Gulf

The wrath of Hurricane Isaac is being felt all along the Gulf Coast. We are getting reports that levees are failing around the Mississippi River, and thousands are being evacuated.

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Hurricane Isaac Slams Gulf Coast

After being off shore for a few days, the waiting is over. Hurricane Isaac has touched down on the shores of the Gulf Coast.

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