Hurricane Linda (Photo courtesy of NOAA)

NOAA: Fewer Central Pacific Hurricanes this Season

6/1/2022 - There is a 60% chance of below-normal tropical cyclone activity during the Central Pacific hurricane season this year, according to NOAA’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center and NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, divisions of the National Weather Service. The outlook also indicates a 30% chance for near-normal activity, and only a 10%… SEE MORE

Safety 101: What to Do in a Power Outage

10/27/2021 - Extended power outages may impact the whole community and the economy. A power outage may: Disrupt communications, water and transportation. Close retail businesses, grocery stores, gas stations, ATMs, banks and other services. Cause food spoilage and water contamination. Prevent use of medical devices. Power Outage Tips Keep freezers and refrigerators… SEE MORE

‘Average’ Atlantic Hurricane Season to Reflect More Storms

4/16/2021 - Beginning with this year’s hurricane season outlooks, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC) will use 1991-2020 as the new 30-year period of record. The updated averages for the Atlantic hurricane season have increased with 14 named storms and 7 hurricanes. The average for major hurricanes (Category 3, 4 or 5) remains… SEE MORE