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National Hurricane Center

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  • 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 Edouard not forecast to strike land

    Hurricane Edouard not forecast to strike land
    A tropical cyclone named Edouardo on Sunday strengthened into the fourth hurricane of the 2014 season, but it's not forecast to strike North America. The storm reached Category 2 strength early Monday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph...
  • Hurricane Edouard already weakening

    Hurricane Edouard already weakening
    Hurricane Edouard, 5 p.m. Tuesday OUTLOOK: After becoming the season's first major hurricane at 11 a.m. today, Hurricane Edouard already is weakening. It now has top winds of 105 mph, or Category 2 status - down from Category 3 strength earlier....
  • Scattered storms today, as disturbance approaches

    Scattered storms today, as disturbance approaches
    With a tropical disturbance approaching from the Bahamas, we should see scattered showers and storms today. For now, widespread severe weather is unlikely, as the system is not expected to develop into a tropical depression or storm before it reaches...
  • Tropical Storm Edouard heading north to sea

    Tropical Storm Edouard heading north to sea
    Tropical Storm Edouard, 5 p.m. Friday advisory OUTLOOK: After emerging in the eastern Atlantic on Thursday night, Edouard is projected to aim north out to sea without threatening land. It's also forecast to intensify into a hurricane within the next...
  • Forecasters say weather system might become tropical in 5 days

    Forecasters say weather system might become tropical in 5 days
    So, what are you doing about five days from now? If forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are accurate in their forecast — and if weather patterns continue as expected — you and other Floridians might want to watch for possible...
  • Sharks may hold key to hurricane forecasts

    Sharks may hold key to hurricane forecasts
    They're called ocean weathermen. More than 750 sharks, tarpon, tuna and billfish, fitted with satellite-linked tags, are providing scientists with data on temperature and salinity at various depths in the Atlantic, Gulf and Caribbean. It's information...
  • Want to flee? Here's what you should know

    If you want to evacuate, where should you go? Emergency managers urge residents if possible to hunker down in their own county – at least five to 10 miles inland. If you leave, you risk getting stuck in traffic, running out of gas or being chased...
  • Models help amateur and elite forecasters

    When a tropical system appears on the horizon, some of us rush to the computer, call up the models and try to figure out where it might go, how strong it might get. No matter that those models frequently resemble spaghetti, going in different...
  • Hurricane center director says too many people unprepared

    Hurricane center director says too many people unprepared
    With the 2014 Atlantic storm season starting Sunday, potentially thousands of Floridians are unprepared to deal with a powerful storm, and Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, fears they could be in for a bad surprise. He notes that...
  • How to navigate hurricane center's site

    If you want tropical information straight from the source, visit the National Hurricane Center's web site, nhc.noaa.gov. While it's fairly easy to navigate, here are some pointers. Start by checking the main blue map, which provides an overview of all...