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Wilmington police identified a mother and her baby as the first victims of Hurricane Florence who died from a tree falling on their house.

Hurricane Florence Slams the Carolinas

Isabella Thorpe, Senior Staff Writer
September 20, 2018
The winds of Maria reached up to 155 mph.

Hurricane Maria Hits the Caribbean

Gabi Jordan, Senior Staff Writer
September 28, 2017
Just before Hurricane Irma hit Tampa, the water in the Hillsborough Bay receded, drawing crowds of people to see the phenomenon caused by the low pressure suction from the center of the storm. Photo Credit: Olivia Fernandez/AchonaOnline

Hurricane Irma Hits Florida

Sara Phillips, Editor-in-Chief
September 22, 2017

The storm has already grazed over the Bahamas, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic, and Cuba, but has directly hit Haiti, devastating them again, just as they emerge from the crippling effects of the earthquake six years ago. Over 200 people have died, with more still missing. One room homes with tin roofs are common in Haiti and these are extremely vulnerable to wind damage, and with no provisions to prevent flooding entire towns were leveled.

Hurricane Matthew Approaches Florida

Keri Kelly, Editor-in-Chief
October 6, 2016
Hurricane Hermine comes through Tampa, but students still managed to catch some rays at the beach.

Academy Girls Celebrate Hurricane Hermine

Maria Cacciatore, Senior Staff Member
September 9, 2016
Hermine is pronounced as “her-MEEN,” not as the Harry Potter character, “Hermoine” (apologies to all fellow Muggles).

Tropical Storm Hermine Strikes the Sunshine State

Isabella Thorpe, Sophomore Staff Writer
September 9, 2016
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