Maria became the second Category 5 hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. Significant damage has been reported across the Caribbean islands as it continues along its destructive path.
Significant damage has been reported across Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands as Hurricane Maria lashes the northern Caribbean islands.
In an emergency situation where regular water service has been interrupted – like a hurricane, flood or water pipe breakage – it is not only important to have a water supply, but also to have ways of treating water if needed.
A surge of warmer air across the north-central United States will set the stage for the next round of severe weather into Tuesday night.
Following localized severe storms to end the week, volatile weather will threaten parts of the central and northern Plains and the Upper Midwest into Saturday evening.
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Despite weakening to below hurricane strength on Monday, Irma will still bring disruptive weather to part of the eastern US through Tuesday.
Irma will track inland across the southeastern U.S., threatening flooding, damaging winds and severe weather across a large area into Tuesday.