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Tropical Storm Fred Forms in Atlantic

8/11/2021 - By Megan Kearney and Alexa Silverman. Tropical Storm Fred developed just south of Puerto Rico late Tuesday night, the National Hurricane Center confirmed. The hurricane center is issuing advisories on Fred, which is expected to impact the Caribbean this week, and potentially Florida beginning Friday. Heavy rains and gusty winds are beginning to spread across Puerto Rico… SEE MORE
Hurricane coming to shore on Key West, CA

Forecasters: Hurricane Season to be Busier than 1st Thought

8/6/2021 - By Seth Borenstein. After a record start, followed by a near-silent July, the Atlantic hurricane season looks like it will be busier than meteorologists predicted a few months ago. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday updated its outlook for the 2021 Atlantic season, slightly increasing the number of named storms… SEE MORE
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NOAA Announces 2022 Grant Opportunity for Marine Debris Removal

8/5/2021 - The NOAA Marine Debris Program recently announced their FY 2022 Marine Debris Removal notice of funding opportunity. Projects awarded through the removal grant competition will create long-term, quantifiable ecological habitat improvements for NOAA trust resources, with priority consideration for efforts targeting derelict fishing gear, abandoned and derelict vessels, and other… SEE MORE

When to Expect the Warmest Day of the Year

8/2/2021 - During the summer months, most areas in the United States approach their highest temperatures for the year. To give you a better idea of the warmest time of year for your area, NCEI has created “Warmest Day of the Year” maps with the help of Climate.gov for the contiguous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. The maps… SEE MORE