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National Hurricane Center

National Hurricane Center
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  • Thursday: Breezy, hot, scattered storms

    Thursday: Breezy, hot, scattered storms
    Expect a hot afternoon - but not quite as sweltering as it could have been thanks to all the clouds. It also should be breezy with scattered storms and showers. South Florida's Thursday forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies with afternoon highs in...
  • Hurricane center to offer new storm surge map

    Hurricane center to offer new storm surge map
    Worried about storm surge affecting you should a hurricane threaten? A new map available on the National Hurricane Center’s online site, nhc.noaa.gov, shows which areas would be most vulnerable. Being offered on an experimental basis in 2014,...
  • New satellite to improve tropical forecasts

    New satellite to improve tropical forecasts
    Armed with high-tech sensors, a new satellite should help the National Hurricane Center better project where tropical systems might hit, something it already does with near pinpoint accuracy. The satellite also should better predict how strong storms...
  • New idea to kill hurricanes: wind turbines

    New idea to kill hurricanes: wind turbines
    After dozens of nonsensical proposals to kill hurricanes with everything from nuclear bombs to cat litter, finally an idea that might work: Enormous wind turbines placed offshore from storm vulnerable cities. But costs in the trillions and environmental...
  • Hurricane center's cone of error to remain almost unchanged in 2014

    Hurricane center's cone of error to remain almost unchanged in 2014
    The National Hurricane Center's cone of uncertainty will remain almost the same size during the 2014 storm season as it was in 2013. However, the three- four- and five-day periods of the cone - intended to show the potential area that a storm could roam...
  • 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...
  • Tropical Storm Karen could bring Md. much-needed rain

    Tropical Storm Karen could bring Md. much-needed rain
    Tropical Storm Karen is expected to make landfall somewhere between New Orleans and Panama City Beach, Fla., this weekend, and beyond that, could bring much-needed moisture to the mid-Atlantic. The storm is forecast to reach the Carolinas as a...
  • Furloughed FEMA workers return to deal with Tropical Storm Karen

    Even though the political deadlock that has forced a partial shutdown of the federal government continues, some emergency workers are going back to work to deal with the growing threat from Tropical Storm Karen. The Federal Emergency Management Agency...
  • Tropical Storm Karen could near hurricane status at landfall

    Tropical Storm Karen could near hurricane status at landfall
    Tropical Storm Karen is forecast to make landfall on the coasts of Louisiana or Mississippi on Saturday, possibly as a weak hurricane, or at least close to that strength. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph as of Friday morning, moving...
  • Tropical Storm Karen weakens to depression on Gulf coast

    Tropical Storm Karen weakened to a depression as it hovered off the Louisiana coast on Saturday after earlier fears it would reach hurricane strength prompted the evacuation of some coastal areas and disrupted U.S. energy output in the Gulf of Mexico....
  • Pleasant mornings, warm afternoons this week

    Pleasant mornings, warm afternoons this week
    You might have noticed that mornings and evenings are growing a touch cooler, though far from cold. It's a sign that autumn weather is subtly settling in. Expect afternoons to remain warm to hot with isolated showers and storms this week. Because...