Dairy Cow Death Toll to Surpass 30,000 in Texas, New Mexico Due to Winter Storm Goliath | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel

Dairy producers in Texas and New Mexico have estimated that the number of animals that died during the recent Winter Storm Goliath will climb to more than 30,000.  The winds are believed to be the cause for many of the animals’ deaths. It created drifts as high as 14 feet and pushed animals into fenced corners where they suffocated, according...

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Extreme Weather, Extreme Costs – Center for American Progress

See also: “Interactive: $1 Billion U.S. Extreme Storm Disasters, 2011–2017[1]” Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy cut a destructive path up the East Coast of the United States, taking 117 lives, leaving thousands of people homeless, and causing more than $71 billion in damage. Experts described it as a 1-in-260-year event, meaning that a storm of that caliber had a 0.3 percent...

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Nor’easter packing snow, blustery winds bears down on U.S. East Coast

Up to two feet (60 cm) of snow, blustery winds and freezing rain are expected to make travel treacherous and cause power outages on the U.S. East Coast this week when the first winter storm of the season sweeps through, forecasters said on Tuesday. Some 50 million people living in the region stretching from western North Carolina to Pennsylvania and...

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