RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Hurricane Andrew (1992)

A collection of news and information related to Hurricane Andrew (1992) published by this site and its partners.

Top Hurricane Andrew (1992) Articles

Displaying items 49-60
  • 'Hurricane McCain:' Fla. storm-warning

     
    by Mark Silva Hurricane season officially opens in Florida this month, though the big storms generally arrive later in the summer. When John McCain arrived in Florida today for a two-day campaign swing, he was greeted by a new Web-site......
  • FEMA: Foreclosures = storm shelters

     
    by Mark Silva The new director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency knows Florida well: Craig Fugate ran emergency preparedness and disaster relief in the Sunshine State before President Barack Obama moved him to Washington. So it seems only...
  • Get over it! Jeb will make a fine senator.

    Bob Graham went from governor to U.S. senator, to the benefit of Florida and the nation, and now Jeb Bush may follow suit. If Jeb runs and wins, the collective Senate IQ no doubt would go up substantially. Given the recent performance of the...
  • Mobile-home owners brace for tornado season in Central Florida

    Mobile-home owners brace for tornado season in Central Florida
    The year Mary Sopher's mobile home was built, Woodstock rocked the world, Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon and President Richard Nixon inherited the war in Vietnam. Forty years later, Sopher's simple, well-kept structure at Lake Dora Park in Tavares...
  • Entergy Rate Hike Plan OK'd by State Regulators

    Entergy Rate Hike Plan OK'd by State Regulators
    State regulators have OK'd a plan from Entergy to charge Louisiana customers for $408 million in storm damage from hurricanes Gustav and Ike and for replenishment of $290 million in storm reserves. Entergy will sell bonds to get upfront cash, and that...
  • Shutters are first line of defense

    No matter how well-constructed, a house without shutters or hurricane glass is not a smart place to stay in a storm. Without protection, windows can be smashed by flying debris. And once the wind gets inside the house, it can quickly splinter or tear...
  • Analysts say losses may rise to multibillion-dollar level

    Less than 24 hours after Hurricane Jeanne hit Florida, insurance companies already were predicting losses in the billions of dollars from the state's fourth major storm this season. The first three hurricanes -- Charley, Frances and Ivan -- caused as...
  • Q&A: Homeowners insurance policy

    If your house was damaged by Hurricane Charley, you're probably confronting your homeowners insurance policy for the first time in a long time. You're not alone. Homeowners insurance -- with its arcane rules, sliding deductibles and various exclusions --...
  • Why FEMA Was Missing in Action

    WASHINGTON — While the federal government has spent much of the last quarter-century trimming the safety nets it provides Americans, it has dramatically expanded its promise of protection in one area — disaster. Since the 1970s, Washington...
  • How would an Andrew-strength storm affect South Florida's landmarks today?

    If Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida today, these landmarks could be battered by a variety of things, including high winds, flooding, storm surge, loss of landscaping, damage to roofs, doors and windows and flying debris. BROWARD COUNTY (If the storm...
  • Fury of Charley shocks Floridians

    The death toll from Hurricane Charley rose to at least 16 as millions of Floridians in a 200-mile stretch from the Gulf Coast to the Atlantic Ocean struggled to put their homes and lives back together. At daybreak, many stunned survivors of Charley's...
  • Charley rips across Florida

    Hurricane Charley bullied its way up Florida's midsection Friday, flipping small airplanes, tearing off roofs, knocking down trees and flooding roads as it headed from coastal Charlotte County through Orlando and Daytona Beach. At least three people were...