| Oct 21, 2013
| 1:41 PM
The year's 13th tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean formed Monday and was expected to become Tropical Storm Lorenzo by Tuesday, though the tropics overall remain more subdued than had been expected earlier this year.
The depression was about 650...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Tropical Depression Lorenzo, 11 a.m. Thursday advisory
OUTLOOK: What was once Tropical Storm Lorenzo has degenerated into a blob of low pressure in the central Atlantic. The National Hurricane Center has issued its last advisory on the system.
| Oct 26, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The U.S. National Weather Service is getting a quantum jump in computing power that will significantly improve its forecasting and storm tracking abilities to better protect the country from severe weather.
"This is a game changer," Louis Uccellini, who...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Tropical Storm Melissa, 11 a.m. Wednesday
OUTLOOK: What had been Subtropical Storm Melissa is now a bona-fide tropical storm, the National Hurricane Center said.
The system, which is currently racing northeast across the Atlantic, still is expected to...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Last spring, forecasters warned that the 2013 hurricane season, which ended Saturday, would be an active and dangerous one.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted 11 hurricanes. The British firm Tropical Storm Risk called for...
| Sep 15, 2013
The Atlantic hurricane season was predicted to be hyperactive this year, but halfway through there was nary a hurricane to show for it.
While the season -– June through November -- may look lifeless, however, experts caution that reports of its...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 2:21 PM
In the weeks, months and years after a hurricane's fury has run its destrictive course, homes can be elevated to make living spaces beyond the reach of future storm surges.
The waterborne household debris and coastal detritus left behind by raging...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:56 AM
Tropical disturbance, 2 a.m. Wednesday
OUTLOOK: A low-pressure area over Mexico's Yucatan is expected to move over the Bay of Campeche later Wednesday. Then its core or associated moisture could flow toward Florida early next week.
WHAT FLORIDA CAN...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:08 AM
A tropical system over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is likely to develop into a tropical storm in the coming days, and it could tread over the same area Hurricane Ingrid drenched last week.
The National Hurricane Center estimates a 70 percent chance...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 1:48 AM
Tropical disturbance, 2 a.m. Thursday
OUTLOOK: The disturbance near Mexico's Yucatan has moved into the Gulf of Mexico, where it remains disorganized. Forecasters still expect it to intensify into a tropical depression or storm within the next day or...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 9:12 AM
GLOUCESTER — Ten years ago on Wednesday Hurricane Isabel barreled through the Middle Peninsula, bringing floodwaters that soaked low-lying communities and packing high winds that downed trees and limbs that left thousands of residents without power....