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
Path of Tropical Storm Henri from NOAA

Tropical Storm Henri Could Track Close to New England With Wind, Rain and Storm Surge Impacts

8/19/2021 - By weather.com meteorologists Tropical Storm Henri is expected to strengthen into a hurricane over the Atlantic, but its exact path and strength when it draws closer to New England are still uncertain. Residents of the Northeast U.S., especially New England and Long Island, should monitor Henri's progress closely since it might… 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

‘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

Rising Seas Could Menace Millions Beyond Shorelines, Study Finds

8/3/2020 - By Brad Plummer. As global warming pushes up ocean levels around the world, scientists have long warned that many low-lying coastal areas will become permanently submerged. But a new study published Thursday finds that much of the economic harm from sea-level rise this century is likely to come from an additional threat… SEE MORE