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Mount St. Helens Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research (CNN) — Here’s a look at Mount St. Helens, the most active volcano in the Cascade Mountains in Washington. Facts Mount St. Helens is located in Washington, about 55 miles northeast of Portland, Oregon, and 95 miles south of Seattle. It is administered by the National Forest Service, not the National Park

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Hurricane Statistics Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research (CNN) — Here’s a look at hurricane statistics. Notable Hurricanes in Recent US History September 23-30, 2022 – Hurricane Ian Category 4 storm. Made first landfall in Cuba as a Category 3. Hit the southwestern coast of Florida as a Category 4 and made a second US landfall in South Carolina as

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Hurricane Season Fast Facts

CNN Editorial Research (CNN) — Here’s a look at the Atlantic hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 30. Facts The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) defines a hurricane as “an intense tropical weather system with well-defined circulation and sustained winds of 74 mph (64 knots) or higher.” In the western North

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Destructive hail

Multiple fatalities after tornado rips through rural Iowa city, official says, as severe storms rake the Midwest

CNN By Joe Sutton, Emma Tucker, Mary Gilbert, Robert Shackelford and Elizabeth Wolfe, CNN (CNN) — Multiple fatalities have been reported after several tornadoes tore across western Iowa on Tuesday afternoon, causing major damage to at least one small city, officials said, as robust storms rake across the Midwest. A destructive storm went through the

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Colossal wildfires burn across Canada, driving thousands of people to evacuate with kids, pets and precious belongings

By Elizabeth Wolfe and Joe Sutton, CNN (CNN) — Colossal wildfires burning across Canada over the last week have driven thousands of people to evacuate with their kids, pets and precious belongings in tow – many uncertain when they may be able to return home. Firefighters battling more than 100 blazes across the country could

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Colossal wildfires burn across Canada, driving thousands of people to evacuate with kids, pets and precious belongings

CNN, CTV, CBC, WCCO, MICHEL CHAMBERLAND, MANITOBA HYDRO, STEVE REEVE , TMX, JOCELYN ROUTHIER, Steve Reeve /TMX By Elizabeth Wolfe and Joe Sutton, CNN (CNN) — Colossal wildfires burning across Canada over the last week have driven thousands of people to evacuate with their kids, pets and precious belongings in tow – many uncertain when

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‘Nightmare scenario’ forecast calls for significant flooding in already-soaked Texas and Gulf Coast states

By Mary Gilbert, CNN Meteorologist (CNN) — Rounds of fierce storms and gushing rainfall are raising the risk of dangerous flooding late this week for millions in the already-waterlogged South. Double-digit rainfall totals between 20 and 30 inches over the region in recent weeks have soaked the ground and left rivers swollen, priming the flood

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