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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • WEATHER: Tropical Storm in Hampton Roads next weekend?

    WEATHER: Tropical Storm in Hampton Roads next weekend?
    An area of low pressure could strengthen into a possible tropical storm that could affect Hampton Roads next weekend, according to WTKR NewsChannel 3 Meteorologist Patrick Rockey. Rockey said the area of low pressure, some 200 miles off St. Augustine,...
  • Hurricane Center monitoring tropical disturbance in Atlantic east of Jacksonville

    Hurricane Center monitoring tropical disturbance in Atlantic east of Jacksonville
    Tropical disturbance, 8 a.m. Sunday outlook OUTLOOK: The National Hurricane Center is monitoring a tropical disturbance about 230 miles east of Jacksonville in the Atlantic Ocean that has the potential to develop into a tropical depression. WHAT...
  • Rain – maybe even a tropical depression – in South Florida late week forecast

    Rain – maybe even a tropical depression – in South Florida late week forecast
    A large mass of showers and thunderstorms off the state's east coast could produce stormy weather in South Florida on Monday through Wednesday, and potentially grow into the hurricane season's first tropical depression or storm, forecasters said Sunday....
  • Tropical disturbance in Atlantic Ocean gets attention of hurricane watchers

    Tropical disturbance in Atlantic Ocean gets attention of hurricane watchers
    A tropical disturbance in the waters off St. Augustine could bring squally weather to Florida's east coast by Monday afternoon and will be monitored as it could turn into a more-intense weather system in a few days, meteorologists said. "The uncertainty...
  • With tropics quiet, hurricane season could get latest start since 2004

    With tropics quiet, hurricane season could get latest start since 2004
    The tropics are quiet nearly a month into the Atlantic hurricane season, and that could eventually mean the season's latest start since at least 2004. No tropical cyclones have formed yet this year, whereas in each of the past nine years, a tropical...
  • No denying climate change deniers

    People who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid known as global warming-climate change are not just "deniers"; we are guilty of a "nihilistic refusal" to address the issue. So says a Washington Post editorial commenting favorably on Monday's Supreme Court...
  • How to navigate hurricane center's site

    If you want tropical information straight from the source, visit the National Hurricane Center's web site, nhc.noaa.gov. While it's fairly easy to navigate, here are some pointers. Start by checking the main blue map, which provides an overview of all...
  • Hurricane center director says too many people unprepared

    Hurricane center director says too many people unprepared
    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...
  • 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, nhc.noaa.gov – This is your first...
  • Scientists discover new source of hurricane danger: Sexism

    Sexism may be getting in the way of hurricane safety. In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Arizona State University looked at 63 years of hurricane fatality data collected by the National...
  • 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...