Hurricane Florence on 9/13. Photo credit NOAA/GOES

Get Ready for Another Destructive Atlantic Hurricane Season

5/25/2022 - By Rebecca Hersher. There will be more hurricanes and tropical storms than usual during this year's Atlantic hurricane season, federal forecasters warn. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts 14 to 21 total storms will grow large enough to be named. Of those, forecasters expect 6 to 10 hurricanes, 3 to… SEE MORE
A nearly normal hurricane season is predicted by NOAA

Hurricane and Tropical Storm Watches, Warnings, Advisories and Outlooks

8/21/2021 - 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