‘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
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Hurricane Michael Upgraded to Category 5 at US Landfall

4/19/2019 - Scientists at NOAA's National Hurricane Center conducted a detailed post-storm analysis on all the data available for Hurricane Michael and have determined that the storm's estimated intensity at landfall was 140 knots (160 mph). This final wind intensity is a 5 knot (5 mph) increase over the operational estimate and… SEE MORE