topic-17006000 News Coverage on Hurricanes and Tropical Storms - CTNow
RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

A collection of news and information related to Hurricanes and Tropical Storms published by this site and its partners.

Top Hurricanes and Tropical Storms Articles see all

Displaying items 1-5
  • "Bikes For Kids" Helps Hurricane Sandy Victims

    "Bikes For Kids" Helps Hurricane Sandy Victims
    Last year, I did a Mommy Minute story about Bikes For Kids, a wonderful, local organization with a simple mission: all children deserve to enjoy a bicycle.  In a crammed garage, a few guys refurbish used bikes for boys and girls in need.  They are intense about their job, making sure each one is tuned and shined to perfection.  Now, this small non-profit, based in Centerbrook and Old Saybrook, is helping families hit hard by Hurricane Sandy and providing bikes to youngsters who lost theirs during the super storm.
  • Activities For Families With Cancelled Halloween

    Activities For Families With Cancelled Halloween
    Well, we still have no power...and we found out last night that our Halloween parades - at school and in town - are cancelled because of the downed trees and power lines in our area....a result of Hurricane Sandy.  Town officials are trying to keep the...

    Florida has hurricane lull before the storm, expert says

    Florida has hurricane lull before the storm, expert says
    Florida's last hurricane was Wilma in 2005, which also was the last major storm — a Category 3 or stronger — to hit the U.S. shoreline. It's been a nice break of nearly a decade – a record – without hurricanes for Florida. But...

    El Niño would cut odds of a Florida hurricane hit

    El Niño would cut odds of a Florida hurricane hit
    Odds are increasing that El Niño will emerge by this summer, and that could be a lucky charm for storm-vulnerable South Florida. A strong El Niño could mean the upcoming season will have "about one less major hurricane and one to two fewer hurricanes,"...

    Hurricane forecasters will map potential storm surge

    Hurricane forecasters will map potential storm surge
    Starting this year, national hurricane forecasters will issue maps showing where there's potential for storm-driven seawater to charge miles inland to flood streets, knock down homes and kill people. The new online map will appear on the center's website...