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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • 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...
  • Obama to visit hurricane center Thursday

    Obama to visit hurricane center Thursday
    President Obama is scheduled to visit the National Hurricane Center in Miami-Dade County on Thursday, a day after the government releases its hurricane season outlook. The White House said the president will receive a briefing on the outlook and...
  • Obama to get hurricane briefing in Miami today, warn about climate change

    Obama to get hurricane briefing in Miami today, warn about climate change
    President Barack Obama is using his annual hurricane briefing to warn that climate change will make these storms more intense and damaging. Obama is getting the briefing on the hurricane season during a visit Thursday to the National Hurricane Center in...
  • NOAA predicts slow hurricane season; is intensity era over?

    NOAA predicts slow hurricane season; is intensity era over?
    Joining other weather teams, government forecasters on Wednesday called for a slower-than-normal hurricane season, adding fuel to the debate over whether the 20-year era of tropical intensity is finally drawing to an end. The National Oceanic and...
  • El Niño's latest trick: Another calmer hurricane season expected

    El Niño's latest trick: Another calmer hurricane season expected
    When it comes to disasters, El Niño giveth and El Niño taketh away. The same developing El Niño that may have helped unleash massive, deadly floods on Oklahoma and Texas this week — and the same El Niño that could summon rains to drought-...
  • Hampton Roads likely to see another sparse hurricane season, feds predict

    Hampton Roads likely to see another sparse hurricane season, feds predict
    The Atlantic hurricane season might have been fast out of the gate this year, but it's looking to rack up fewer storms than normal for the rest of it, federal forecasters say. It's the second year in a row that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
  • Websites, apps keep the public informed of tropical weather

    Websites, apps keep the public informed of tropical weather
    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...
  • Quiet hurricane season forecast for 2015

    The 2015 hurricane season is shaping up to be one of the quietest hurricane seasons in some 45 years, with a mere 50 percent of normal activity. The 2015 forecast by the Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology team, including Dr. Bill Gray, calls...
  • NOAA predicts below-normal hurricane season, but urges caution

    NOAA predicts below-normal hurricane season, but urges caution
    U.S. government forecasters are predicting at least half a dozen tropical cyclones will form in the Atlantic this year, though it's possible El Niño will prevent any of them from becoming major hurricanes. Six to 11 tropical storms are expected under...
  • NOAA Predicts Below Average Hurricane Season Due To El Niño

    NOAA Predicts Below Average Hurricane Season Due To El Niño
    The Atlantic hurricane season will be below average, curbed by warm water in the Pacific due to El Niño, researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Wednesday. During its annual forecast, NOAA said the Atlantic Ocean will...
  • Don't assume hurricane forecasts will be on target

    Don't assume hurricane forecasts will be on target
    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-...