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National Hurricane Center

National Hurricane Center
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  • Easy hurricane year in the Atlantic? Thank the Pacific

    Easy hurricane year in the Atlantic? Thank the Pacific
    Fourteen hurricanes, a record eight of them major, have emerged so far this season — in the Eastern Pacific. That's good news for hurricane-prone South Florida because whenever the Pacific is extremely busy, the Atlantic storm season is generally...
  • Tropical Storm Gonzalo forecast to become a hurricane

    Tropical Storm Gonzalo forecast to become a hurricane
    Tropical Storm Gonzalo, 5 a.m. Monday OUTLOOK:  Gonzalo sped up its westward progress and is forecast to become a hurricane by Tuesday. It is expected to continue to move west through Monday. A turn to the west-northwest is forecast on Monday night. The...
  • Mostly sunny and warm this holiday weekend

    Mostly sunny and warm this holiday weekend
    It should be a nice Columbus Day weekend to play outdoors with lots of sun and little chance of rain. It also should be breezy. South Florida's Friday forecast calls for highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 70s. Gusts to 23 mph. While there is...
  • Mostly sunny, breezy and hot today

    Mostly sunny, breezy and hot today
    It should be a nice day to fly kite, mostly sunny and breezy. It also should be hot with a small chance of rain in the evening. South Florida's Thursday forecast calls for highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 70s. Gusts to 20 mph. Friday's...
  • Tropical history revised: 23 more storms in 1931-1943

    Tropical history revised: 23 more storms in 1931-1943
    It was a most turbulent era. Not only did it cover the Great Depression and the early years of World War II – the 13-year-stretch from 1931 to 1943 experienced some of the most catastrophic hurricane seasons on record. After studying...
  • Hurricane intensity era coming to an end?

    Hurricane intensity era coming to an end?
    Is the era of hurricane intensity drawing to a close? Such eras generally last between one and three decades, and we're in year 19. They tend to produce an abnormal number of hurricanes and major hurricanes each season, increasing the odds of a U.S....
  • Afternoon showers and storms this week

    Afternoon showers and storms this week
    October is usually a pleasant month in South Florida with lots of sun and comfortable temperatures. But this one might get off on the wrong foot - when it arrives on Wednesday - as there's a good chance of showers and storms most afternoons this week....
  • Mission to analyze hurricanes from above coming to quiet end

    Mission to analyze hurricanes from above coming to quiet end
    As a tropical cyclone churned the Atlantic Ocean this month, a drone watched from above, dropping a paper-towel-roll-sized set of sensors attached to a parachute through the clouds on a 20-minute, 10-mile journey. The instruments revealed dry air low in...
  • Hurricane center improves intensity predictions

    Hurricane center improves intensity predictions
    After struggling for decades, the National Hurricane Center saw marked progress with intensity predictions in the past season. Yet its track forecasts, an area where it generally excels, were only so-so. The up and down projections both stemmed from a...
  • 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...
  • Weather service wants to know how it's doing

    Weather service wants to know how it's doing
    Are you satisfied with National Weather Service forecasts and warnings? Now's your chance to weigh in. The weather service has posted a link to a customer satisfaction survey – atop the National Hurricane Center's website, nhc.noaa.gov – and...