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Tropical Weather

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  • 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...
  • Quiet hurricane season is first since 1994 without a major storm

    Quiet hurricane season is first since 1994 without a major storm
    A relatively quiet hurricane season is nearing its end, likely to be the first since 1994 without a major hurricane forming in the Atlantic, according to researchers at Colorado State University. The season saw 13 named storms, which is about average....
  • Crystal Ball Cloudy With Chance Of Storm

    Last spring, forecasters warned that the 2013 hurricane season, which ended Saturday, would be an active and dangerous one. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted 11 hurricanes. The British firm Tropical Storm Risk called for...
  • Weakest Atlantic hurricane season in decades comes to a close

    Weakest Atlantic hurricane season in decades comes to a close
    With just one storm that made landfall in the United States, this year's Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Saturday as the weakest since 1982. Hurricanes need moist air to form, and the low number of Atlantic hurricanes was due in large part to...
  • 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...