| May 18, 2015
| 1:51 PM
Now there's a nice easy shortcut to the National Hurricane Center's website:
“It’s just easier to remember,” says Dennis Feltgen, the center's spokesman.
The hurricane center's official link is nhc.noaa.gov.
| Apr 14, 2015
| 1:05 PM
No surprise, the National Hurricane Center set several accuracy records while predicting the paths of storms in 2014. That's been the case for several years now.
The center also improved intensity forecasts last year – and markedly so with five-...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 11:39 AM
The initial hurricane outlook calls for a calm season with only seven named storms this year — but don't exhale yet.
In the past century, 27 seasons have had seven or fewer storms but Florida was hit by a hurricane or tropical storm in 20 of them....
| Apr 16, 2015
| 9:00 PM
When a tropical system appears on the horizon, some of us rush to the computer, call up the models and try to figure out where it might go, how strong it might get.
No matter that those models frequently resemble spaghetti, going in different...
| Apr 6, 2015
| 1:39 PM
AUSTIN, Texas — Hurricane predictions as much as a week from impact. A graphic showing where and when the wind will start to grow mean. And forecasts for a storm that hasn't even formed yet.
These are some potential tools of the near future that...
| May 17, 2015
| 2:56 PM
It may seem a paradox: Tropical Storm Ana arrived before the June 1 start of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season even though experts offer a slower-than-normal outlook.
James Franklin, the top hurricane specialist at the National Hurricane Center, said...
| May 12, 2015
| 10:02 AM
What’s the difference between a subtropical and tropical storm?
That question always comes up after a subtropical system emerges, as did Ana last week.
The simple answer is: subtropical storms tend to be big, loose systems that have a vague...
| May 11, 2015
| 2:44 PM
Comcast, like any cable operator in Greater Hartford, knows why subscribers are bailing out of its television service. The Internet is taking over video entertainment.
For the first time, Comcast announced in a recent earnings call, it has more Internet...
| May 11, 2015
| 1:18 AM
Heavy rainfall is likely on the Virginia Peninsula Monday as Tropical Depression Ana moves through the region.
There's also a chance for scattered thunderstorms, a hazardous weather outlook issued by the National Weather Service states.
| May 10, 2015
| 12:37 PM
South Dakota was the center of weather extremes Sunday, with a tornado hitting a small town on the eastern side of the state and more than a foot of snow blanketing the Black Hills to the west.
It was among several Great Plains and Midwest states in the...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 7:25 AM
The National Hurricane Center plans to implement a number of procedural changes in the upcoming season, such as shrinking the cone of uncertainty.
One of the most important ones: issuing a public advisory every three hours when watches and warnings...