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Satellite image of 2012's Hurricane Sandy, which killed about 150 people and caused nearly $70 billion in damage. (Photo: NASA via Getty Images)

Study: Hurricanes With Female Names Deadlier Than Male Named Storms

Researchers say people take the threat of a female-named storm less seriously.

06/02/2014

Satellite image of Hurricane Sandy, taken on October 29, 2012, shows the storm over the northeastern United States and eastern Canada. (Photo: NASA via Getty Images)

Study: Tropical Storms Shifting Toward North And South Poles

TAMPA (CBS Tampa) – Tropical storms aren’t so tropical any more, says a new study reported on by Live Science. An analysis of historical storm data shows the average latitude at which tropical cyclones reach their maximum intensity […]

CBS Tampa–05/14/2014

File photo of a shark. (credit: ANNA ZIEMINSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Researchers Say Sharks Could Be Used To Predict Hurricanes, Tropical Storms

Researchers may have found a way to use sharks as a means of predicting hurricanes and tropical storms.

CBS Tampa–02/27/2014

File photo of hurricane damage. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Fla. Insurance Fund Could Still Fall Short Of Needs

Florida still may not have enough money to pay off hurricane insurance claims if a big storm hits.

10/08/2012

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