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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Arthur now a Hurricane; heading for North Carolina

    Arthur now a Hurricane; heading for North Carolina
    Hurricane Arthur, 5 a.m. Thursday advisory OUTLOOK: Arthur increased to hurricane strength during the overnight hours of Wednesday into Thursday morning. It is forecast to reach the Outer Banks of North Carolina as a Category 1 storm with winds of about...
  • Tropical Storm Arthur looms over Fourth of July celebrations, but expected to stay off shore

    Tropical Storm Arthur looms over Fourth of July celebrations, but expected to stay off shore
    The season's first tropical storm is expected to brush the mid-Atlantic coast just in time for the Fourth of July, but it is a cold front helping steer the system offshore that could deliver storms and heavy downpours before a cooler, drier holiday...
  • Forecasts take Tropical Storm Arthur farther offshore, after brushing N.C.

    Forecasts take Tropical Storm Arthur farther offshore, after brushing N.C.
    The latest forecasts for Tropical Storm Arthur show it well off the coast of the Delmarva peninsula as it passes by on the Fourth of July, but before that it could brush the Outer Banks as a Category 1 hurricane. The National Hurricane Center's...
  • Hurricane center offers storm surge video

    The National Hurricane Center is offering an informative video, explaining its new "Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map," available at: www.hurricanes.gov The hurricane center collaborated with NOAA’s Coastal Services Center and Eastern Research...
  • Hurricane warnings issued as Tropical Storm Arthur grows

    Hurricane warnings issued as Tropical Storm Arthur grows
    A hurricane warning has been issued for large swaths of North Carolina as federal officials expect Tropical Storm Arthur to become a hurricane later Wednesday or Thursday. Local officials issued a a mandatory evacuation order Wednesday for residents and...
  • Dangerous rip currents possible for beachgoers in Ocean City

    Dangerous rip currents possible for beachgoers in Ocean City
    Tropical Storm Arthur, rapidly making its way up the East Coast, is predicted to become a hurricane by Thursday afternoon. While Fourth of July festivities in Ocean City won’t be a total wash, the National Hurricane Center is advising beachgoers...
  • Some Independence Day fireworks affected by storm

    Some Independence Day fireworks affected by storm
    Officials across Hampton Roads are waiting to see if fireworks shows will have to be canceled or postponed as a hurricane, previously a tropical storm on Wednesday, tracks up the East Coast. As of Thursday, at least one Peninsula fireworks show had been...
  • Female-named hurricanes not taken seriously enough, study says

    Female-named hurricanes not taken seriously enough, study says
    When it comes to hurricanes, girls can be real killers. Yet not enough people take them seriously enough, a new study has found. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that female-named storms have...
  • National Hurricane Center notes Atlantic season's first area of interest for cyclone formation

    National Hurricane Center notes Atlantic season's first area of interest for cyclone formation
    The National Hurricane Center on Wednesday designated its first area of interest for possible tropical cyclone formation, a gathering of thunderstorms in the Gulf of Mexico. Forecasters called it a "complex low pressure area" in the southern Bay of...
  • Gulf disturbance almost a depression; no threat to Florida

    Gulf disturbance almost a depression; no threat to Florida
    Tropical disturbance, 2 p.m. Friday OUTLOOK: A disturance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico lost some of its punch in the past few hours. But it still could become the season's first tropical depression or storm by this evening before it moves over...
  • Weekend forecast: Sun and storms

    Weekend forecast: Sun and storms
    Welcome to a most unusual Friday the 13th, as there will be a full moon tonight. That ghoulish combination won't happen again for another 35 years. Hopefully, you'll be able to catch a glimpse of the "honey" or "strawberry" moon tonight, but clouds...