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Tropical Weather

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  • Tropical Storm Jerry likely to form, tread over Ingrid's path

    Tropical Storm Jerry likely to form, tread over Ingrid's path
    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...
  • How Would We Weather 1938 Hurricane Today?

    How Would We Weather 1938 Hurricane Today?
    If another hurricane were to hit Connecticut with the intensity of the Great Hurricane of 1938, which struck 75 years ago last Saturday, would the results be as devastating? The optimistic answer is probably not. But more needs to be done to change...
  • Tropics quiet again with two months remaining in hurricane season

    Tropics quiet again with two months remaining in hurricane season
    The tropics are quiet again, as a system that threatened to strengthen on Mexico’s Gulf coast lost organization Monday. The system had high chances of forming into a tropical cyclone as of last week, but the likelihood faded. The National...
  • Sandy prompts change in watches, warnings

    Sandy prompts change in watches, warnings
    Although Superstorm Sandy slammed the Northeast coastline with the force of a hurricane last October, no hurricane warning was issued. That won’t happen again, the National Hurricane Center said Thursday. As of June 1, the center is officially...
  • National Hurricane Center tweaks warning policy after Sandy confusion

    National Hurricane Center tweaks warning policy after Sandy confusion
    The National Hurricane Center will in the future maintain any necessary hurricane watches or warnings even if a storm is no longer technically a hurricane, as in the case of Superstorm Sandy. Center officials made the changes permanent Friday in light...
  • Colorado Forecasters: Atlantic Hurricane Season To Deliver 18 Named Storms

    Colorado Forecasters: Atlantic Hurricane Season To Deliver 18 Named Storms
    The Atlantic Ocean is expected to churn out 18 named tropical storms, nine hurricanes and four major hurricanes during the season that stretches from June through November, according to a report released Wednesday by Colorado State University's...
  • Early forecast calls for above-average 2013 hurricane season

    Early forecast calls for above-average 2013 hurricane season
    An early 2013 hurricane season forecast is calling for a busy summer and fall, with a nearly 50 percent chance of a major storm striking the U.S. East Coast. Forecasters at Colorado State University on Wednesday predicted 18 named storms would form in...
  • Sandy retired from list of hurricane names; replaced with Sara

    Sandy is the 77th name to be retired from the World Meteorological Organization's Atlantic hurricane season lists, joining memorable storms to hit Maryland like Irene, Isabel, Gloria and Agnes. Sara will replace it on a list that will next come into use...
  • Dorian's remains still on hurricane center's radar

    Dorian's remains still on hurricane center's radar
    Would you believe the National Hurricane Center is still monitoring Tropical Storm Dorian - or, at least, what's left of it? In its 2 p.m. tropical weather outlook on Thursday, the center gave the system's remnants a 20 percent chance of redeveloping...
  • Landfall Prediction: East Coast, Gulf Coast Likely To Be Hit By A Tropical Storm

    Landfall Prediction: East Coast, Gulf Coast Likely To Be Hit By A Tropical Storm
    If a new hurricane modeling system is correct, the East Coast can expect to get hit by one tropical storm this year and another will make landfall on the Gulf Coast. The Coastal Carolina University of Conway, S.C., released a first-of-its-kind...
  • Several teams predict an above average storm season - but not by much

    Several teams predict an above average storm season - but not by much
    When it comes to hurricane season forecasts, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Colorado State University (Phil Klotzbach and William Gray) aren't the only game in town. Several other forecast teams also have developed predictions,...