Unlike a hurricane, tornado or snowstorm, the ends and beginning of droughts are very hard to predict.» Read More
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The one-two hurricane punch that was supposed to hit Hawaii is looking more like a jab and a missed left hook.
Two hurricanes headed for Hawaii will likely be downgraded, reports NBC's Mike Taibbi, with the latest details on the tropical storms.
Mark Cooper, Wal-Mart's emergency management senior director, discusses how the big box store is preparing for the impact of the hurricanes on Hawaii.
Hurricane Iselle, now downgraded to a tropical storm and Hurricane Julio delivering a one-two punch to Hawaii's Big Island, reports NBC's Mike Taibbi, with the latest details.
Hurricane Iselle was downgraded to a tropical storm as it neared Hawaii Friday, but still packed winds and rain that left thousands without power.
Hurricane Iselle could cause Hawaii to lose power for days, reports The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore, with the latest details on the 1, 2 punch heading for Hawaii.
The U.S. Geological Survey reports a magnitude 4.3 earthquake has rattled Hawaii's Big Island, as two hurricanes rumbled toward the islands.
A third year of severe drought in California has dried up water supplies and imposed restrictions. Yet bottled water is still being produced there.
The Weather Channel Jim Cantore reports from Hilo, Hawaii, where residents are bracing for two rare hurricanes.
CNBC.com's Landon Dowdy reports on the two hurricanes headed to Hawaii. Hurricane Iselle is expected to make landfall tonight and a second storm, Julio, this weekend.
Hurricane Iselle is picking up strength and barreling towards Hawaii, reports The Weather Channel's Mike Seidel, with the latest details on the storm.
Hawaii was braced for its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years Thursday as Iselle headed towards the Big Island with no sign of weakening.
The three-year drought in California is officially the worst drought on record for the state, already costing over $2 billion and 17,000 jobs.
Tropical Storm Julio strengthened into a hurricane early Wednesday, chasing Hurricane Iselle toward the Hawaiian islands.
Hurricane Iselle barreled towards Hawaii, with forecasters warning that the islands could face a one-two punch with Tropical Storm Julio trailing not far behind.
The golden state's drought has gotten worse, and one analyst said it's possible that migrating people out of California may be an option.
New data reveals California's crippling drought conditions have never been worse. NBCNews reports.
The U.S. lacks a plan to save coastal cities from hurricanes and rising sea levels, and getting there may not be easy.
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