Coast Guard Urges Hurricane Preparedness Ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa

7/8/2021 - PORTSMOUTH, Va. - The Coast Guard urges caution to Mid-Atlantic mariners, boaters and beachgoers as Tropical Storm Elsa impacts the region. Tropical storms are dangerous, can create treacherous conditions and can cause gale-force winds sooner than anticipated. Mariners, boaters, and beachgoers alike should stay safe, alert and follow advisories as… SEE MORE
A nearly normal hurricane season is predicted by NOAA

Hurricane and Tropical Storm Watches, Warnings, Advisories and Outlooks

7/3/2021 - Now that the 2021 hurricane season is here, it's time to make sure that you know the difference between warnings, watches, advisories and outlooks. On average, 12 tropical storms, 6 of which become hurricanes form over the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, or Gulf of Mexico during the hurricane season. Although… SEE MORE
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Severe Weather Preparedness: The Human Element is Key

5/13/2021 - By David Cannon, Director of Yacht Operations/Meteorologist WRIWX.com. The science of Meteorology and more particularly weather forecasting is an ever-evolving field. Let’s take for example its “infancy” … tracking changes and trends in weather through the use of weather instruments to collect data gave way to the use of radar… SEE MORE