St. Louis County Animal Control Shredding Followed $2,200 Orkin Bill | St. Louis Metro News | St. Louis

St.  Louis County Animal Control Shredding Followed $2,200 Orkin Bill |  St.  Louis Metro News |  St.  Louis

click to enlarge St. Louis County Health Department Photos of animal care and control records obtained by RFT. Records obtained by RFT show that St. Louis County Animal Care and Control had a problem with mice and roaches in their facility. But whether the attack justified the destruction of £20,000 of public records remains disputed … Read more

Hurricane Roslyn makes landfall in Mexico, avoiding resorts

Hurricane Roslyn makes landfall in Mexico, avoiding resorts

MEXICO CITY (AP) – Hurricane Roslyn slammed into a sparsely populated stretch of Mexico’s Pacific coast between the resorts of Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan on Sunday morning, then weakened to tropical storm strength and moved quickly inland. By Sunday morning, Roslyn had winds of 70 mph (110 km/h), down from a peak of 130 mph. … Read more

Hurricane Roslyn is growing into a Category 4 storm as it nears the coast of Mexico

Hurricane Roslyn is growing into a Category 4 storm as it nears the coast of Mexico

Hurricane Roslyn strengthened to a major Category 4 storm on Saturday as it headed for a collision with Mexico’s Pacific coast, likely north of the resort town of Puerto Vallarta. The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Roslyn’s maximum sustained winds stood at 130 mph early Saturday evening. The storm was centered about 90 miles … Read more

Hurricane Roslyn grows into Category 4 storm as it heads for Mexico’s coast

Hurricane Roslyn grows into Category 4 storm as it heads for Mexico’s coast

Hurricane Roslyn grew into a major Category 4 storm on Saturday as it headed for a collision with Mexico’s Pacific coast, likely north of the resort of Puerto Vallarta. Roslyn’s maximum sustained winds reached 130 mph early Saturday, and it is expected to strengthen further, the US National Hurricane Center said. The storm was centered … Read more

Hurricane Roslyn makes landfall off Mexico’s Pacific coast

Hurricane Roslyn makes landfall off Mexico’s Pacific coast

Roslyn became a category 1 hurricane off Mexico’s Pacific Coast Friday night, when forecasters expected it to make landfall between the resorts of Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan. The US National Hurricane Center said Roslyn’s maximum sustained winds had increased to 85 mph late Friday night. The storm was centered about 255 miles south of Cabo … Read more

Tropical Storm Roslyn is forming off the coast of Mexico and could become a hurricane

Tropical Storm Roslyn is forming off the coast of Mexico and could become a hurricane

Newly formed tropical storm Roslyn gained strength off Mexico’s southern Pacific coast, and forecasters expected it to become a hurricane when it likely makes landfall between the resort towns of Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan. The US National Hurricane Center said Roslyn’s maximum sustained winds had increased to 50 mph late Thursday night. It was centered … Read more

Florida county sees spike in deadly infections caused by “flesh-eating” bacteria after Hurricane Ian

Florida county sees spike in deadly infections caused by “flesh-eating” bacteria after Hurricane Ian

Recovery efforts are underway in Southwest Florida as communities face a number of new challenges in the wake of Hurricane Ian. Along with the property damage that rendered homes livable and displaced thousands of residents, people across the state are struggling with the environment dangers that can pose serious health threats. In Lee County — … Read more

Stop the Hurricane Climate-Change Babble

Stop the Hurricane Climate-Change Babble

Florida is one of America’s fastest growing states, with four million people moving in since 2005. I choose the starting date for a reason: 2005 was the year Hurricane Katrina showed a global audience what happens when a powerful storm lands directly on a large US population center. And yet four million people moved to … Read more

Hurricane Julia hits Central America, may bring heavy rain, floods

Hurricane Julia hits Central America, may bring heavy rain, floods

Hurricane Julia closed in on Nicaragua’s central Caribbean coast late Saturday after lashing Colombia’s San Andres Island in a close pass shortly after strengthening from a tropical storm in the afternoon. It could also bring heavy rainfall to southern Mexico early next week, forecasters said. Julia was upgraded from a tropical storm to a hurricane … Read more

Hurricane Julia hits Central America, may bring heavy rain, floods

Hurricane Julia hits Central America, may bring heavy rain, floods

Hurricane Julia gained strength moving west in the southern Caribbean on Saturday as it bore down on the Colombian islands and Nicaragua. It could also bring heavy rainfall to southern Mexico early next week. Julia was upgraded from a tropical storm to a hurricane Saturday evening with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph, the US … Read more