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April 20, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Shishaldin Volcano, located on the eastern end of the Aleutian Island Chain erupted sending a cloud of ash and steam 30,000 feet into the air. The volcano is about 700...
April 19, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As wildfires continue to burn across much of Florida, state officials report nearly 130,000 acres have been consumed so far this year. Most of burned acres are in the Everglades...
April 19, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Two more uncontrolled Florida wildfires have been added to the list of recent state blazes designated for federal fire suppression assistance, according to the Federal Emergency...
April 19, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Two more uncontrolled Florida wildfires have been added to the list of recent state blazes designated for federal fire suppression assistance, according to the Federal Emergency...
Florida
April 16, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Weather Service (NWS) reports severe weather struck parts of Georgia, Mississippi, and North Carolina yesterday. Local officials report a tornado touchdown yesterday...
April 16, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Federal funds have been made available by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help Florida fight four uncontrolled wildfires that pose a threat to populated areas...
April 16, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Clemson University's Civil Engineering Department is conducting research into how to improve safety during tornadoes. The project is partially funded by a grant from FEMA's...
April 16, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FEMA released four fire suppression grants yesterday to help Florida state officials battling a series of wildfires. The grants help cover fire fighting costs for the Okeechobee...
Florida
April 16, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FEMA released four fire suppression grants yesterday to help Florida state officials battling a series of wildfires. The grants help cover fire fighting costs for the Okeechobee...
April 16, 1999
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- North Dakota state officials report significant flooding has occurred along the Red River from Grand Forks north to Pembina on the Canadian border. Walsh County, reports 38 miles...

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