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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • NOAA: 3 to 6 hurricanes this season

    NOAA: 3 to 6 hurricanes this season
    Expect a slightly slower than normal storm season with three to six hurricanes, including one to two major ones, government forecasters said Thursday. The lukewarm outlook, which calls for eight to 13 storms overall, assumes El NiƱo will arrive by the...
  • 'Unforgettable' Hurricane Charley: 2004 hurricane season left a trail of lessons

    'Unforgettable' Hurricane Charley: 2004 hurricane season left a trail of lessons
    Mary Emerson will never forget Charley. The Category 4 hurricane blew the roof off her house. "I had moved from Boston to get away from bad weather," said Emerson, who relocated from Beantown in 1985 and had little reason to regret the decision...
  • Be prepared: Hurricane websites and apps

    Be prepared: Hurricane websites and apps
    Social media, mobile applications and the Internet served as lifelines to millions of residents in the U.S. Northeast in 2012 when superstorm Sandy knocked out power and most other lines of communication. As hurricane season 2013 approaches, here is a...
  • Tom Terry, Tom Sorrells talk hurricanes

    Tom Terry, Tom Sorrells talk hurricanes
    Hurricane season, which starts June 1, will be a major topic this weekend on local public-affairs programs. The lineup: WKMG-Channel 6 chief meteorologist Tom Sorrells hosts that station's "Flashpoint" at 8 a.m. Sunday. His guests will be Max Mayfield...
  • NOAA forecasts below-normal hurricane season, thanks to El Nino

    NOAA forecasts below-normal hurricane season, thanks to El Nino
    A developing El Nino is forecast to suppress tropical storms and hurricanes this summer and fall, contributing to a below-normal storm season, U.S. forecasters said Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts eight to 13...
  • Memorial Day weekend: Mostly sunny and hot

    Memorial Day weekend: Mostly sunny and hot
    It should be a great holiday weekend for a backyard barbecue or hitting the pool - if you don't mind the heat. Temperatures are predicted to reach 90 degrees or higher today, Saturday and Sunday. Monday, Memorial Day, is expected to be a few degrees...
  • Experts still call for slower season

    Experts still call for slower season
    Storm prognosticators Phil Klotzbach and William Gray are standing pat, still calling for a slower than normal hurricane season. In an updated outlook released Thursday, they continue to predict 10 named storms, including four hurricanes. They project...
  • Tropical Storm Bertha forms east of Puerto Rico

    Tropical Storm Bertha forms east of Puerto Rico
    Tropical Storm Bertha has formed near Barbados and appears to be taking aim at Puerto Rico, according to forecasters with the National Hurricane Center. The alert about the storm came late Thursday night. According to the 11 p.m. advisory issued by the...
  • Tropical Storm Bertha forms; not expected to reach U.S. shores

    Tropical Storm Bertha forms; not expected to reach U.S. shores
    Tropical Storm Bertha formed late Thursday night, forecast to be headed toward the Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas, but not U.S. shores. The storm was about 110 miles east-northeast of Barbados as of 8 a.m., with maximum sustained winds...
  • Edouard becomes first Category 2 hurricane of Atlantic season

    Edouard becomes first Category 2 hurricane of Atlantic season
    Edouard became the first Category 2 hurricane of the 2014 Atlantic season Monday although it posed no threat to land, the National Hurricane Center said. The fourth hurricane and fifth named storm of the season had top sustained winds of 105 miles per...
  • Hurricane Odile lashes Baja California with strong winds, heavy rains

    Hurricane Odile lashes Baja California with strong winds, heavy rains
    Hurricane Odile made landfall early Monday, punching the southern tip of the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and sending torrential rains across 10 Mexican states. Rain and flooding forced evacuations along Mexico’s Pacific Coast and...