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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Gulf disturbance given high change of developing

    Gulf disturbance given high change of developing
    Tropical disturbance, 8 p.m. Monday OUTLOOK: A disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico is being given a high chance of developing over the next five days. While it's too soon to say South Florida could be a target, models aim the system in this...
  • Disturbance could soak South Florida

    A disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico is expected to bring showers, storms and potentially heavy rain to South Florida, starting Tuesday and continuing into the weekend. On Monday, the National Hurricane Center gave the low-pressure area a high...
  • 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...
  • Hurricane center tracks storms before they form

    Hurricane center tracks storms before they form
    As if we aren't jittery enough when tropical storms head our way, we also can watch disturbances approach up to five days in advance. That's thanks to colorful graphics on the National Hurricane Center's website that identify systems that could grow...
  • 10 years after Charley, Central Florida's tree canopy springs back

    10 years after Charley, Central Florida's tree canopy springs back
    Driving down from Virginia in July 2004 to start their new lives in Poinciana, Josh Folb and his wife had this conversation: "Hey, wait a minute. There are hurricanes in Florida," Josh said. "They don't happen that often," replied Belinda Folb. "You'...
  • It's been 10 years since Hurricane Charley took a swing at Florida

    It's been 10 years since Hurricane Charley took a swing at Florida
    Ten years ago Hurricane Charley came barreling up Interstate 4 beginning Florida's season of tropical pain. Charley first formed as a tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 9 and so began the summer of our discontent. It organized just north...
  • How to navigate hurricane center's site

    How to navigate hurricane center's site
    If you want tropical information straight from the source, visit the National Hurricane Center's web site, www.hurricanes.gov. While it's fairly easy to navigate, here are some pointers. Start by checking the main blue map, which provides an overview of...
  • China death toll from super typhoon rises to 33

    China death toll from super typhoon rises to 33
    The death toll from a super typhoon, the strongest to hit southern China in 40 years, has risen to 33, state media said on Monday, after leaving at least 77 dead in the Philippines last week. Typhoon Rammasun struck the island province of Hainan on...
  • NOAA predicts slow Atlantic hurricane season

    The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Sunday, and federal forecasters say odds are we'll be seeing fewer hurricanes than normal. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects an El Nino to develop this summer, a weather...
  • 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...
  • Los Cabos, Mexico, starts to recover from Hurricane Odile

    Los Cabos, Mexico, starts to recover from Hurricane Odile
    Nancy Lacy looked out at the naked palm trees, the boulder-filled infinity pools and the concrete sea wall that once was and now wasn't. "Wow," she said quietly from the reception area at her Cabo San Lucas hotel. "It's all gone." Nearly one month...