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New England Hurricane Season



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Every 13-18 year, a hurricane travels within 50 miles south of southern New England. Hurricanes Bob and Carol were the most recent hurricanes to strike New England. Hurricane season in New England generally occurs between June-November, but it may start earlier. It's important to keep an eye on the weather and make sure you take all necessary precautions. Hurricanes can pose a danger to property and people. Here are some things you should remember during hurricane season.

Tropical storm Hanna

We are once again in hurricane season and Tropical Storm Hanna is heading for New England. This amazing image was taken by the satellite that monitors Hanna on August 29, 2008. The image was taken at approximately 14:15 UTC or 10:33 a.m. EDT, and shows the wind intensity reflected by the clouds.

Today's eye of Hanna will pass over the eastern United States, then move northeastward into the Mid-Atlantic Monday. Storms are expected to bring torrential rain, flash flooding, and isolated twisters. In addition, coastal storm surge is expected today along the Chesapeake Bay and Albemarle sounds. The risk of coastal flooding decreasing as it passes towards the northeast


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Tropical storm Hanna has maximum sustained winds near sixty mph, with higher gusts. Hanna was about 305 mi northeast of the northern Leeward Islands, at latitude 20.3 nord and longitude 77.8 west. Hanna was moving northwest at 12 mph at the moment of its initial landfall. But, it is expected that Hanna will turn northwest throughout the day. Its minimum center pressure is 1002 milibars.


Hurricane Bob

Hurricane Bob was one of the most destructive storms to hit New England during hurricane season. It caused substantial damage and claimed the lives of 18 people. The storm caused $1 billion of damage in Southern New England, and $2.5 billion overall in New England. Hurricane Bob was the last named hurricane to hit the area, although Hurricane Edouard did make landfall in Nantucket in 1996.

Hurricane Bob made landfall in Massachusetts, near New Bedford. It also cut across Southeastern Massachusetts. In certain parts of the region, the storm dumped three to six inches worth of rain. Although it was a Category-3 hurricane, the storm produced winds over 75 mph, and ripped up coastlines. In some areas, such Cape Cod, the storm surge reached seven-foot heights. Numerous coastal towns were left with power outages and damage as a result.

Hurricane Bob was New England's second-most powerful storm during hurricane season. It peaked with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph (185 km/h). It caused much destruction and significant damage in the region. In 1997, Bob was officially renamed Bill to reflect the fact that the Atlantic hurricane season had officially begun.


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Hurricane Carol

Hurricane Carol struck New England in hurricane season 2013, with strong winds and a storm-surge of more than 14ft. The storm caused severe flooding in southern New England, especially in New Bedford and Somerset. In addition, Hurricane Carol dropped two to five inches of rain on most of the region, with up to six inches falling in the Northeast. Nearly 4,000 homes, boats, and vehicles were damaged as a result. Many eastern Massachusetts towns were also without power due to the storm.

Hurricane Carol was weakening in its initial phase, before making landfall in the eastern United States. The storm quickly intensified when it turned northward and northeastward. It was able to reach Category 2 status when it passed Cape Hatteras (North Carolina) on August 30. Hurricane Carol's intensity was marked by sustained winds of 120 km/h for some areas, and gusts reaching up to 217 km/h for others.


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FAQ

How do I pick the right knife?

It can be difficult to find the right knife for your needs. There are so many companies that claim to have the best knives.

Which is the best one? How do you choose?

First, consider what type of tasks your knife will perform.

Do you plan to cut wood, skin or chop animals, or slice bread?

Your knife is it intended for hunting, fishing, or both? Are you going to use it for camping cooking?

Will you be using it to open cans or bottles? What about opening boxes and packages?

Does your knife need to be strong enough to withstand heavy loads?

Is it worth cleaning it after every use. How often are you going to wash it?

Do they need to maintain their edge for a long time?


What is the importance of basic survival skills?

Basic survival skills include the ability to hunt, fish and make fire. These skills are crucial no matter where we live. They become even more essential when we travel alone or in remote areas.

Other survival skills include navigation, self-defense and wilderness medicine. They are invaluable life-saving tools that should be mastered before venturing into the unknown.

Other than these essential skills, you can also learn valuable skills while away from home. For instance, if your plans include hiking through the mountains, then you will need to know some mountaineering methods. If you want camping in the desert, you will need to know how to survive in extreme temperature. There are many different ways to prepare yourself for any situation.


Why are knot-tying skills so vital for survival?

All around the world, people use knots for tying together ropes or fishing lines. You can also use them to tie bags closed, secure objects to trees and create shelters. It is a vital skill that can save lives if you have to tie yourself to a tree rope or string or use them as a shelter.


How do I stay calm during a survival situation

Calmness and patience will serve you well in most situations. It's easy, especially in a survival situation where you are isolated from civilization, to panic. However, staying calm and patient will help you deal with any situation.

It is important to remember that it is impossible to change the outcome. You can only control how you respond. So even if you didn’t achieve all you wanted, you can still feel good.

Remain calm and collected even in emergency situations. This means that you must be mentally and emotionally prepared.

Mental preparation means setting realistic expectations and setting clear goals.

Physical preparation means ensuring that you have enough water and food to last until help arrives.

You can now relax and enjoy the experience once you have done these two things.


What should you do first in a survival situation

When faced with emergency situations, the first thing to do is assess the situation. It is essential to understand what is going on around you, where you are, and how you got there.

Also, you need to be aware of what your environment can offer. If you live in a remote area, communication may be impossible.

If you don’t know anything, it is a good idea to learn as much as you possibly can.

If you are in immediate danger, it's best to try and get help immediately. However, if you are safe, then you might want to take some time to gather information and figure out what happened.


What are the fundamental skills required to survive in survivalist camping and how can you practice them?

When you embark on an adventure trip, the first thing to do is prepare for anything. It is important to be able to adapt to extreme situations.

You should also be prepared for all weather conditions, including cold winds and hot sun. If you don't take these precautions, you might end up dying.


What is the most essential item for survival?

Food is the most important thing that you must have to survive. Shelter from the elements is also important, but they are less essential than food. You will not live very long if there isn't enough food.



Statistics

  • Without one, your head and neck can radiate up to 40 percent of your body heat. (dec.ny.gov)
  • We know you're not always going to be 100% prepared for the situations that befall you, but you can still try and do your best to mitigate the worst circumstances by preparing for a number of contingencies. (hiconsumption.com)
  • The downside to this type of shelter is that it does not generally offer 360 degrees of protection and unless you are diligent in your build or have some kind of tarp or trash bags, it will likely not be very resistant to water. (hiconsumption.com)
  • so you can be 100 percent hands-free, and there's less chance you'll put your torch down and lose it. (nymag.com)



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How To

How to Create a Fishtrap To Survive

A fish trap is a device that is used to catch fish. It is made up of two parallel bars, the "trays", that form a funnel-shaped shape. The water flows to one trap end. It then collects at bottom of the first tray. This causes water levels to rise. As the water levels rise, the second bar is broken, allowing trapped fish to swim free.

Fish traps have been around since ancient times and were originally used to catch salmon. They still function, but they can now be used to catch many kinds of freshwater catfish.

You can make your fish trap yourself if you have access to a large enough pond. You'll want to use some kind of material to line the inside of the trap. If you don't have a lot of space, then you can buy a commercial fish trap kit online. These kits usually come with everything you need except for the materials to construct the trap itself.

Here are some tips to help you build your fish trap.

  • You must ensure that the sides of the trap do not give way to water.
  • Make sure you choose a location that is well-lit so the sun can warm the water.
  • For the trap's bottom, use a smooth surface such as concrete or stone. Sand and gravel particles tend to gravitate to rough surfaces.
  • To ensure that the fish don't get caught, keep the trap area clear of any debris.

After you've constructed the fishtrap, you need to place it close to the edge. You don't have to worry about the fish escaping. Just leave the trap alone for several days and they will start swimming in again. The trap should remain wet so there is no need to clean it. If you notice dead fish around the pond you can easily remove them.




 



New England Hurricane Season