| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:24 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Waves from a cyclone in the Pacific Ocean caused significant damage at picturesque Catalina Island in Southern California, demolishing piers, knocking boats from their stands and eroding a section of beach, officials said on...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Just days into his vacation, Brian Pearson sat under an umbrella and stared toward the yellow caution tape stretched in front of the inviting ocean.
The float his grandchildren had stood on as they played in the water just days before was now gone,...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 8:51 AM
Large waves from Hurricane Marie that have been pounding the Southern California coast are expected to diminish by Friday evening, according to the National Weather Service.
A large south swell generated by Hurricane Marie, now a tropical storm, will...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:35 AM
MIAMI A storm system cruising across the Atlantic and dumping heavy rain is expected to become a tropical depression over the weekend.
The system, clumsily making its way west as a sloppy wet system, has gradually drifted northwest, prompting most...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Hawaii braced for a one-two punch from a pair of major storms barreling toward the archipelago on Thursday, with Hurricane Iselle leading the way bringing high winds and heavy surf as Hurricane Julio gathered steam behind it, U.S. officials said.
| Jul 29, 2014
Hurricane forecasters continue to watch an area of disturbed weather about 850 miles west-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands.
In its 8 p.m. update this evening, the National Hurricane Center said the tropical wave of shower and thunderstorm activity...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 1:58 AM
Tropical disturbance, 2 a.m. Thursday update
OUTLOOK: The tropical wave in the Central Atlantic has been battling dry air and wind shear but shower activity increased a little during the overnight hours.
The system could develop into a tropical...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:52 AM
With the 2014 Atlantic storm season starting Sunday, potentially thousands of Floridians are unprepared to deal with a powerful storm, and Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, fears they could be in for a bad surprise.
He notes that...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:36 PM
Seeking timely tropical updates from social media? Twitter is a better bet than Facebook, the National Hurricane Center says.
That's because of Facebook's policy of filtering news stories that don't fit its format.
The result: only 16 percent of the...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:47 AM
As if we aren't jittery enough when tropical storms head our way, now we can watch disturbances approach.
Starting July 1, the National Hurricane Center will put on its website colorful graphics that identify systems that could grow into storms and...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:24 AM
After struggling for decades, the National Hurricane Center saw marked progress with intensity predictions in the past season. Yet its track forecasts, an area where it generally excels, were only so-so.
The up and down projections both stemmed from a...