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Tsunami Threats Issued After 7.6 Magnitude Earthquake in Caribbean Sea

As the result of a major earthquake which registered as a 7.6 magnitude earthquake on the Richter scale in the Caribbean Sea, tsunami advisories have been issued for Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands; while tsunami threats have been issued for portions of Cuba, Mexico, Honduras, Belize and Jamaica.

The earthquake occurred at…

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Travel Alert January 2018: San Francisco Weather

A strong weather system would not necessarily normally disrupt travel to the greater San Francisco Bay Area; but because vast portions of the area were decimated by wildfires last year, there is little left in terms of…

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New Mandatory Admission Fee to This Museum in New York in March of 2018

Residents of the state of New York do not need to be concerned about being required to pay an admission fee in the foreseeable future in order to visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art; but as of Thursday, March 1, 2018, most other visitors to the vaunted institution will be required to pay a fee of $25.00 just to enter the building.

Over the past 47 years, the policy for visitors was simply…

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Travel Alert January 2018: Charleston International Airport Remains Closed Until Further Notice

As a result of the major winter storm which greatly impacted the eastern United States and Canada earlier this week, Charleston International Airport in South Carolina is current closed to all air traffic and will remain so until further notice.

To say that Charleston is a city which is not used to experiencing winter weather is an understatement. “People of South Carolina’s coastal regions on Wednesday skied on the Charleston Battery, used yoga mats and frying pans to go sledding on mounds in Mount Pleasant, and emerged from their homes in Summerville to build snowmen during one of the deepest snowfalls the area has ever seen”, according to…

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Update: More Airlines Issue Travel Waivers For Major Winter Storm January 2018

Winter storm warnings are currently in effect for most of the eastern United States — eastern Canada is also in the path — as frigid air, gusty winds and heavy precipitation will result in blizzard conditions in some areas of the northeastern United States as a strong storm tracks northward along the east coast.

Hundreds of flights have already been canceled…

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