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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Early start doesn't mean a busy hurricane season

    Early start doesn't mean a busy hurricane season
    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...
  • What exactly is a subtropical storm?

    What exactly is a subtropical storm?
    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...
  • Comcast's New Meerkat-Like Streaming (And Voice-Recognition Remote)

    Comcast's New Meerkat-Like Streaming (And Voice-Recognition Remote)
    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...
  • Heavy rainfall likely Monday as Ana passes Peninsula

    Heavy rainfall likely Monday as Ana passes Peninsula
    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.  Localized...
  • South Dakota, North Texas hit by tornadoes this weekend

    South Dakota, North Texas hit by tornadoes this weekend
    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...
  • Hurricane forecasters predict another quiet season

    Hurricane forecasters predict another quiet season
    One team of hurricane forecasters is predicting the quietest storm season since the 1950s and 1960s because of El Niño, which can inhibit tropical cyclone formation. Forecasters at the Tropical Meteorology Project at Colorado State University are...
  • Ana becomes tropical storm as it nears the East Coast

    Ana becomes tropical storm as it nears the East Coast
    Beachgoers were warned away, emergency officials kept a watchful eye and at least one graduation ceremony was forced indoors as Tropical Storm Ana plodded toward the Carolinas on Saturday in an early heaping of rough weather weeks ahead of the official...
  • Twin weather systems unleash storms across country; 1 dead in Texas tornado

    Twin weather systems unleash storms across country; 1 dead in Texas tornado
    Oklahoma and other Great Plains states are getting another dose of severe weather on Saturday, with flood evacuations ordered in northern Colorado, heavy snow headed for the Rocky Mountains and a few tornadoes popping up on the eastern Plains. Residents...
  • First named storm of pre-hurricane season forms in Atlantic

    The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed off the South Carolina coast on Thursday — nearly a month before the season officially begins. Subtropical storm Ana was located 170 miles southeast of Myrtle Beach, with maximum...
  • Tropical Storm Ana kicks off hurricane season early

    Tropical Storm Ana kicks off hurricane season early
    The first Atlantic tropical storm of the year is poised to hit the Carolinas by early Sunday.  Tropical Storm Ana kicked off the Atlantic hurricane season three weeks early, the National Hurricane Center said, and was centered about 85 miles southeast...
  • Ana expected to become a tropical storm soon

    Ana expected to become a tropical storm soon
    Subtropical Storm Ana, 11 p.m. Friday advisory OUTLOOK: Ana continues to meander, but is expected to begin a north-northwestward turn and make the transition to a tropical storm by early Saturday. The center of Ana will be close to the coasts of South...