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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Afternoon showers and storms this week

    Afternoon showers and storms this week
    Expect some isolated showers today and a good chance of afternoon storms during the rest of the week, the result of instability in the atmosphere. South Florida's Monday forecast calls for highs in the upper 80s, lows in the upper 70s and a 20 percent...
  • Hurricane season means no prediction guaranteed

    Hurricane season means no prediction guaranteed
    With Monday's official start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, here's a quick lesson about predictions: You can't place your faith in every one of them. By now, you have probably seen the latest hurricane predictions from various government weather...
  • Storm forecast: Just one hurricane makes a bad year

    Storm forecast: Just one hurricane makes a bad year
    It only takes one hurricane or tropical storm close to home to make it a major storm season. That's the warning from hurricane prognosticators, even though most agree there are likely to be fewer than average hurricanes in the Atlantic basin this year....
  • The flip side of years of no hurricanes: Good luck runs out

    The flip side of years of no hurricanes: Good luck runs out
    For millions of Americans living in hurricane zones on the Gulf and East coasts, recent decades have been quiet — maybe too quiet. Cities like Tampa, Houston, Jacksonville and Daytona Beach historically get hit with major hurricanes every 20 to 40...
  • A decade later, Katrina-anchored hurricane season a grim reminder of nature's fury

    A decade later, Katrina-anchored hurricane season a grim reminder of nature's fury
    It broke more than just records. The 2005 Atlantic hurricane season devastated American cities, leveled hundreds of homes and claimed thousands of lives. With 28 named storms — one of which became costliest natural disaster in U.S. history,...
  • 2005 hurricane season from hell 'could happen again'

    2005 hurricane season from hell 'could happen again'
    The 2005 hurricane season was the most record-shattering, hyperactive and highly destructive period in history – and its lessons reverberate ten years later. Four major hurricanes struck the U.S. coastline: Dennis, Katrina, Rita and Wilma. By...
  • Obama tours hurricane center, cites threat of sea-level rise

    Obama tours hurricane center, cites threat of sea-level rise
    A presidential visit is like a hurricane. There's a quiet, and then madness and confusion and closed roads and flashing lights and people running around, and then everything is quiet again. President Barack Obama blew into the National Hurricane...
  • Websites, apps help you track and prepare

    Websites, apps help you track and prepare
    When a storm appears on the horizon, people try to get as much information as possible. Here are websites and apps to help you track storms and learn more about preparations. Forecasts: National Hurricane Center, hurricanes.gov – This is...
  • NOAA Predicts Below Average Hurricane Season Due To El Niņo

    NOAA Predicts Below Average Hurricane Season Due To El Niño
    The Atlantic hurricane season will be below average, curbed by warm water in the Pacific due to El Niņo, researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Wednesday. During its annual forecast, NOAA said the Atlantic Ocean will...
  • Obama to get hurricane briefing in Miami today, warn about climate change

    Obama to get hurricane briefing in Miami today, warn about climate change
    President Barack Obama is using his annual hurricane briefing to warn that climate change will make these storms more intense and damaging. Obama is getting the briefing on the hurricane season during a visit Thursday to the National Hurricane Center in...
  • NOAA predicts slow hurricane season; is intensity era over?

    NOAA predicts slow hurricane season; is intensity era over?
    Joining other weather teams, government forecasters on Wednesday called for a slower-than-normal hurricane season, adding fuel to the debate over whether the 20-year era of tropical intensity is finally drawing to an end. The National Oceanic and...