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Tropical Weather

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  • Seven-day tropical forecasts still need work

    Seven-day tropical forecasts still need work
    Imagine knowing six or seven days in advance where a tropical storm or hurricane might strike land. It would give residents, businesses and the military plenty of time to prepare. The National Hurricane Center plans to make that happen, after making...
  • A gathering storm over hurricane names: Board up the ivory tower

    A gathering storm over hurricane names: Board up the ivory tower
    Everyone knows to beware of femme fatales. But I never thought that applied to hurricanes. In news that may open a whole new front in the battle of the sexes, researchers at the University of Illinois say that more people die in hurricanes with feminine...
  • 2014 hurricane season forecast: El Niño could make for slow season

    2014 hurricane season forecast: El Niño could make for slow season
    The 2014 hurricane season is upon us. After a very quiet 2013 hurricane season with 14 named storms and only two hurricanes, it looks like we may keep a slow pace for 2014. However, we have to remember it does not matter how many tropical storms or...
  • NOAA forecasts below-normal hurricane season, thanks to El Nino

    NOAA forecasts below-normal hurricane season, thanks to El Nino
    A developing El Nino is forecast to suppress tropical storms and hurricanes this summer and fall, contributing to a below-normal storm season, U.S. forecasters said Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts eight to 13...
  • Thanks, El Niño: Only one or two major hurricanes expected this year

    Thanks, El Niño: Only one or two major hurricanes expected this year
    Enough crazy weather already: You can expect an average or below-average hurricane season starting in June, national forecasters said Thursday. In a radical year of weather -- from severe drought in California to brutal, will-it-ever-end winter across...
  • Lots of sun, some rain this week

    Lots of sun, some rain this week
    Expect a hot week with plenty of sun and small chance of rain in the afternoons. South Florida's Tuesday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with highs in the upper 80s, lows in the mid 70s and a small chance of showers. The rain chance increases to...
  • El Nino odds growing, but impact is murky in Maryland

    El Nino odds growing, but impact is murky in Maryland
    Meteorologists are growing increasingly confident that El Nino is brewing — but that doesn't mean they know what kind of weather it might bring Maryland. The climate phenomenon that brings unusually warm water to the Pacific Ocean off South...
  • Tropical Storm Bertha forms; not expected to reach U.S. shores

    Tropical Storm Bertha forms; not expected to reach U.S. shores
    Tropical Storm Bertha formed late Thursday night, forecast to be headed toward the Lesser Antilles, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas, but not U.S. shores. The storm was about 110 miles east-northeast of Barbados as of 8 a.m., with maximum sustained winds...
  • Wednesday: More afternoon storms

    Wednesday: More afternoon storms
    Expect to see some sun today but also another round of storms by the afternoon. South Florida's Wednesday forecast calls for partly sunny skies with highs in the low 90s, lows in the upper 70s and a 70 percent chance of showers and storms, mainly...
  • Hurricane center monitors two disturbances in Atlantic

    Hurricane center monitors two disturbances in Atlantic
    Tropical disturances, 2 p.m. Tuesday OUTLOOK: The National Hurricane Center is monitoring two tropical disturbances in the Central Atlantic. The one farther to the west appears more likely to develop and, at least initially, is heading toward the...
  • With tropics quiet, hurricane season could get latest start since 2004

    With tropics quiet, hurricane season could get latest start since 2004
    The tropics are quiet nearly a month into the Atlantic hurricane season, and that could eventually mean the season's latest start since at least 2004. No tropical cyclones have formed yet this year, whereas in each of the past nine years, a tropical...