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Study: ‘Gray Swan’ Storms Could Devastate Tampa

Climate researchers find the Tampa Bay area more vulnerable to hurricane storm surges as climate change increases global temperatures.

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File photo of a tropical storm. (credit:ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

TS Bertha Rakes Dominican Republic

Tropical Storm Bertha emerged from the eastern Dominican Republic early Sunday after whipping Puerto Rico with heavy rains and strong winds that knocked out power in parts of the region.

CBS Tampa–08/03/2014

2 feet of rain fell in 24 hours on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast, causing widespread flooding. (Getty Images)

Hundreds Rescued From Floodwaters In Florida And Alabama

2 feet of rain fell in 24 hours on the Florida Panhandle and Alabama coast, causing widespread flooding.

CBS Tampa–04/30/2014

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Strong Winds Cause Damage, Outages in Tampa Area

Strong winds forced trees and power lines to blow over in Tampa Bay, but no injuries have been reported.

CBS Tampa–03/04/2012

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