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(1) OK listen up. Hurricane #Florence is going to cause extreme flooding, wind & storm surge over a huge area. Due to shallow water off SC & NC, already sodden soil in ~6 states, & the storm's power, size, & forward speed. Explained in this brief story: axios.com/hurricane-flor…
(2) You can follow the thread I have going at the time, which covers all hurricane and storm threats to US territory. Current thread is below. I also have a couple of Twitter lists & links to other info sources there: ]

(3) I'm going to add below some photos and other things from my 2017 coverage of #Harvey #Irma #Maria and #Nate. That storm season was a historic event in American emergency management and community life. There were moments like #NoPoliticsOnTheBoat:
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We’re nine months into Newsroom Reinvention, and it’s hard not to be impressed by the incredible local journalism we’re seeing in the 30 newsrooms that make up @McClatchy.
More people than ever before are reading and relying on @McClatchy journalism. Unique visitors are up about 20 percent this year -- even more if you include @AppleNews and @GooglePlay. That’s impressive, even more so considering the financial pressures our industry faces.
With Newsroom Reinvention, we set out to ensure that we’re using our most precious resource -- the time and talents of our journalists -- to produce work that’s essential to the communities we serve.
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THREAD: 1/ Florida Gov. Rick Scott has blood on his hands from nursing home patients who died after #HurricaneIrma miamiherald.com/news/weather/h…
2/ Florida is what happens when the CEO behind one of the largest Medicare frauds in history runs the government. politifact.com/florida/statem…
3/ Scott has worked tirelessly to deregulate businesses that are supposed to protect our most vulnerable residents. miamiherald.com/news/weather/a…
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Rufus was looking for work in Liberty City. He needs $ to buy food. Says grandkids are down to cornflakes. Power still out. #hurricaneirma
Mary says she feels forgotten after #HurricaneIrma. She's low on food and has no power. Her daughter suffers from epilepsy. #HurricaneIrma
Occeus is a housekeeper in Miami Beach. He has been out of work for three days because of #HurricaneIrma. Says bills will be late now.
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