| Jun 1, 2014
The Atlantic hurricane season officially kicks off Sunday, and federal forecasters say odds are we'll be seeing fewer hurricanes than normal.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration expects an El Nino to develop this summer, a weather...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:57 PM
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...
| May 30, 2014
| 10:52 AM
With the 2014 Atlantic storm season starting Sunday, potentially thousands of Floridians are unprepared to deal with a powerful storm, and Rick Knabb, director of the National Hurricane Center, fears they could be in for a bad surprise.
He notes that...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:47 AM
As if we aren't jittery enough when tropical storms head our way, now we can watch disturbances approach.
Starting July 1, the National Hurricane Center will put on its website colorful graphics that identify systems that could grow into storms and...
| May 28, 2014
| 1:06 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:23 AM
The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season should be considerably slower than normal with nine named storms, including three hurricanes, Phil Klotzbach and William Gray said Thursday.
The two Colorado State University climatologists say they expect El Niño, the...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:23 AM
If you want tropical information straight from the source, visit the National Hurricane Center's web site, nhc.noaa.gov. While it's fairly easy to navigate, here are some pointers.
Start by checking the main blue map, which provides an overview of all...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 9:04 AM
When a storm appears on the horizon, people try to get as much information as possible.
Here are websites and apps to help you track storms and learn more about preparations.
National Hurricane Center, nhc.noaa.gov – This is your first...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:22 AM
When a tropical system appears on the horizon, some of us rush to the computer, call up the models and try to figure out where it might go, how strong it might get.
No matter that those models frequently resemble spaghetti, going in different...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:47 AM
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...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:00 PM
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...