| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Tropical Storm Chantal is churning through the Lesser Antilles islands and possibly heading toward the East Coast, a path that is more common in the heart of hurricane season than in early July.
Not only that, but the storm is a bit "early" to begin...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:00 PM
5 P.M. UPDATE: Chantal has dissipated into a tropical wave southeast of Jamaica, expected to bring rain to that nation, eastern Cuba and Florida by Friday. The system is still packing some tropical storm-force 45 mph winds.
ORIGINAL POST, 10:23 A.M.:...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:42 AM
Tropical Storm Dorian, the fourth cyclone of the Atlantic hurricane season, is moving through the Atlantic, tracking to pass north of Puerto Rico by early next week.
The storm was becoming more organized early Thursday, with maximum sustained winds of...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:04 AM
It's looking less likely that the remnants of Tropical Storm Dorian will redevelop, as the system is battling wind shear.
A hurricane hunter aircraft this afternoon found the disorganized disturbance doesn't have a closed circulation, a prerequisite for...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The former tropical storms Dorian and Flossie are similarly facing unfavorable conditions thousands of miles apart, making it unlikely either will regenerate into tropical cyclones.
Dorian, which late last week was tracking toward the Bahamas with 60...
| May 8, 2013
| 1:51 PM
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...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:25 PM
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-...
| May 15, 2013
| 9:10 AM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 10:53 AM
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.