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Tropical Weather

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  • 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...
  • Gov. Scott: Sequestration could hurt hurricane recovery

    Gov. Scott: Sequestration could hurt hurricane recovery
    Federal sequestation could hurt Florida’s ability to recover in the aftermath of a hurricane because less money will be available to prepare the National Guard, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday. Further, he said National Guardsmen are to be...
  • Site shows how storm could affect your area

    Site shows how storm could affect your area
    Want to know in detail how a tropical storm might impact your neighborhood? Don’t refer to the cone of error. The National Weather Service now offers Tropical Cyclone Potential Impacts – weather.gov/tcig – a site that provides color-...
  • AccuWeather predicts another active hurricane season for U.S. shores

    AccuWeather predicts another active hurricane season for U.S. shores
    AccuWeather.com is predicting another active Atlantic hurricane season, particularly for the U.S. coastline. While the Pennsylvania-based meteorology company is calling for fewer storms in all, with 16 tropical storms versus 19 in 2012, AccuWeather's...
  • 2013: What to expect

    2013: What to expect
    The 2013 hurricane season is upon us. After a very busy 2012 hurricane season — with 19 named storms and 10 hurricanes — it looks like we will keep up the busy pace with a forecast of 18 named storms and nine hurricanes for 2013. However, we...
  • NOAA predicts 'possibly extremely active' hurricane season

    NOAA predicts 'possibly extremely active' hurricane season
    U.S. government meteorologists predict a “possibly extremely active” hurricane season in 2013, the top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official said Thursday, with as many as half a dozen major hurricanes. NOAA expects 13...
  • National Hurricane Center Forecasts 'Active To Extremely Active' Season This Year

    National Hurricane Center Forecasts 'Active To Extremely Active' Season This Year
    The Atlantic Ocean hurricane season this year is expected to be "active or extremely active," federal forecasters said Thursday. The season, which runs from June 1 to Nov. 30, will bring 13 to 20 named storms, of which seven to 11 will be hurricanes,...
  • Showers and storms return this week

    Showers and storms return this week
    After a mostly sunny holiday weekend, South Florida can expect to see showers and storms return this week. Much of the region already has seen moderate to heavy showers this morning, making for a wet morning commute.  South Florida's Tuesday...
  • From the Boathouse: Beware hurricane-force conditions on West Coast

    Ahoy, and welcome to a preseason hurricane! Good friend, airline captain and fellow Lake Arrowhead Yacht Club member Jeff Diercksmeier begins his article in the yacht club's newsletter with "from the flight deck." Very appropriate, since I am sure...
  • It's worth paying attention to hurricane season [Editorial]

    There are days, weeks and months set aside for any number of good causes and reasons, so it's easy to disregard most of them unless there's a personal reason for vigilance. Some, however, need to be given at least a nod of acknowledgment, including...