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
Hurricane coming to shore on Key West, CA

Forecasters Expect Another Overactive Hurricane Season

5/12/2021 - By Allison Chinchar and Haley Brink. After last year's record-breaking hurricane season, forecasters are expecting another overactive season. Colorado State University (CSU) released its 2021 Atlantic hurricane season forecast on Thursday morning and is predicting another above-average season this year. CSU is calling for 17 named storms, 8 hurricanes and 4 major hurricanes (Category… SEE MORE
Hurricane hitting land in Key West, FL

Hurricane Zeta Forms in the Atlantic as it Moves Toward the Gulf Coast

10/27/2020 - By Jeff Berardelli. The 2020 hurricane season continues to overachieve as Hurricane Zeta formed Monday as it heads toward Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. The storm is taking a track similar to Hurricane Delta, striking near Cozumel, Mexico, and then heading towards the Northern Gulf Coast. Zeta was located about 45 miles south-southeast… SEE MORE

‘Extremely Active’ Hurricane Season Possible for Atlantic Basin

8/12/2020 - Atmospheric and oceanic conditions are primed to fuel storm development in the Atlantic, leading to what could be an “extremely active” season, according to forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service. The agency released its annual August update to the Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook,… SEE MORE