Category: Weather

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Winter Driving in Iowa: Tips for Staying Out of the Ditch in Snowy Weather

After an unseasonably hot September and first week or so of October in the Wiregrass region of southern Alabama, last night (10/11/18) temperatures finally began to cool (in Alabama, cool temperatures means mid to low seventies, Fahrenheit). In fact, the day prior, Hurricane Michael (which waffled between a category 3 and category 4 hurricane or […]

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Hurricane Michael Geneva Alabama morning report (Oct 11, 2018)

According to Alabama Power’s Twitter feed, as of 4:30 AM today, October 11, 2018, Hurricane Michael left 45,000 customers without power. including 5,800 in Geneva County and 10,000 in Houston County (Dothan). Crews are working quickly to get power restored in the Wiregrass this morning.

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Hurricane Michael WTVY Doppler radar, Oct. 10, 2018, 4:30pm

Geneva, Alabama Hurricane Michael vids Oct 10, 2018

Hurricane Michael caused power outages and down trees in Geneva, Alabama between 2 and 5 PM today, Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Our power went out at #HepperleManor at exactly 4:20 PM CAT.

This is footage I was able to shoot before we list power.

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Hurricane Michael WeatherBug 2018-10-10

Breaking News: Geneva, Alabama Braces for Hurricane Michael

I’m sitting in my living room as I write this listening to Hepperle Manor’s 3 sets of wind chimes bang and clash as the rain pours down on our metal roof. Hurricane Michael is expected to make landfall today and residents of Geneva, Alabama are bracing for the storm.

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Brad Pitt And Sustainable Housing For Katrina Survivors

Brad Pitt and his “Make It Right” foundation are doing amazing things for Katrina victims!

Brad Pitt participating in his Make It Right project to build new, modern homes after Hurricane Katrina. (MakeItRightNola)

Originally published: 02/29/2012

In 2007. Hollywood actor Brad Pitt put up $5 million of his own money and raised another $12M to help build new houses for several victims of hurricane Katrina, residing in the lower 9th ward of New Orleans.  Mr. Pitt is known for his role in action movies as well as his humanitarian and charitable efforts.  For lower 9th ward residents, this generosity couldn’t have come at a better time. Read more

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