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Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

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  • Tropical storm Arthur forms off Florida coast

    Tropical storm Arthur forms off Florida coast
    The first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed on Tuesday and was poised to strengthen into a hurricane, forecasters said, threatening to dampen July Fourth holiday celebrations along the U.S. East Coast. Tropical Storm Arthur formed...
  • Hurricane center offers storm surge video

    The National Hurricane Center is offering an informative video, explaining its new "Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map," available at: www.hurricanes.gov The hurricane center collaborated with NOAA’s Coastal Services Center and Eastern Research...
  • Season's first tropical storm possible to brush East Coast around July 4

    Season's first tropical storm possible to brush East Coast around July 4
    A rainy system off the coast of Florida could become Tropical Storm Arthur and sweep up the East Coast late this week into the weekend. The National Hurricane Center expects a 60 percent chance that shower and thunderstorm activity over the Bahamas will...
  • Gulf disturbance almost a depression; no threat to Florida

    Gulf disturbance almost a depression; no threat to Florida
    Tropical disturbance, 2 p.m. Friday OUTLOOK: A disturance in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico lost some of its punch in the past few hours. But it still could become the season's first tropical depression or storm by this evening before it moves over...
  • Tropical Storm Arthur looms over Fourth of July celebrations, but expected to stay off shore

    Tropical Storm Arthur looms over Fourth of July celebrations, but expected to stay off shore
    The season's first tropical storm is expected to brush the mid-Atlantic coast just in time for the Fourth of July, but it is a cold front helping steer the system offshore that could deliver storms and heavy downpours before a cooler, drier holiday...
  • Scientists discover new source of hurricane danger: Sexism

    Sexism may be getting in the way of hurricane safety. In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Arizona State University looked at 63 years of hurricane fatality data collected by the National...
  • Hurricane Liza devastates La Paz

     
    La Paz shantytown flattened by wall of water and mud during Hurricane Liza....
  • Weekend forecast: Sun and storms

    Weekend forecast: Sun and storms
    Welcome to a most unusual Friday the 13th, as there will be a full moon tonight. That ghoulish combination won't happen again for another 35 years. Hopefully, you'll be able to catch a glimpse of the "honey" or "strawberry" moon tonight, but clouds...
  • Tropical Storm Arthur strengthens; forecast to become hurricane

    Tropical Storm Arthur strengthens; forecast to become hurricane
    Tropical Storm Arthur, 5 a.m. Wednesday advisory OUTLOOK: Tropical Storm Arthur has strengthened in the past few hours, packing top winds of 60 mph. The system is projected to strengthen into a hurricane on Thursday and aim toward North Carolina's Outer...
  • 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...
  • Tour promotes hurricane awareness

    Tour promotes hurricane awareness
    Top hurricane forecasters launched a five-city tour Monday, riding in a WP-3 Orion turboprop. Their mission: urge Gulf Coast residents to brace for the upcoming storm season. "The United States was spared from a hurricane last year, but that does not...