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Feds: 2016 hurricane season in Pacific will be about average
HONOLULU – After a record-setting hurricane season fueled by a strong El Nino in 2015, federal forecasters said Thursday the 2016 central Pacific hurricane season will likely be only slightly above average as La Nina conditions take over. Forecasters …
Feds Say 2016 Hurricane Season in Pacific Will Be AverageABC News
2016 Pacific hurricane forecast to be announced todayHawaii News Now
Hurricane Forecast Calls for 4-7 Tropical Cyclones in 2016Maui Now
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Posted on 26 May 2016 | 11:10 pm
Hurricane Hunters to investigate tropical low near Florida
Hurricane Hunters to investigate tropical low near Florida. Rain chances increase in Orlando over weekend. By Candace Campos – Meteorologist. Posted: 6:25 AM, May 26, 2016 Updated: 8:11 PM, May 26, 2016. ORLANDO, Fla. – An area of low pressure …
Hurricane hunters to investigate Atlantic low-pressure areaNOLA.com
Bonnie could develop by Friday near East Coast, hurricane center saysAL.com
Risk of storm off Florida rises slightly ahead of Memorial Day weekendMiami Herald
Reuters –Scuttlebutt Sailing News –WMBF
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Posted on 26 May 2016 | 10:49 pm
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Hurricane's bats pave way to Class AAA softball repeat
West Virginia MetroNews
VIENNA, W.Va. — Already pushed to an extra game in the Class AAA softball championship, Hurricane found itself down three runs to Wheeling Park. Yet any panic the defending champs might have been sensing soon was swatted away. The Redskins …
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Posted on 26 May 2016 | 10:13 pm
VIDEO: Atlantic hurricane names for 2016
VIDEO: Atlantic hurricane names for 2016. Jason Meyers. 2:30 PM, May 26, 2016. Previous Next. A weather video listing all of the Atlantic hurricane names for the 2016 season. This is the same list used in 2010 with a couple of exceptions since some …
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Posted on 26 May 2016 | 6:38 pm
Damaging Hurricane Fran hit North Carolina 20 years ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – It was arguably the worst hurricane to ever hit North Carolina. Hurricane Fran slammed into the state Sept. 5, 1996. “It was a category three hurricane with winds of 115 miles per hour,” said WNCN meteorologist Wes Hohenstein.
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Posted on 26 May 2016 | 5:53 pm
City runs drills, preparing for hurricane season
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Thursday, the New Orleans Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness teamed up with Evacuteer.org, the New Orleans International Airport and other partners for the annual City-Assisted Evacuation hurricane …
Volunteers and government agencies prepare for hurricane seasonFOX 8 News WVUE-TV
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Posted on 26 May 2016 | 4:24 pm
The “Truth” About Hurricane Sandy
Inside Science News Service
Our work at the University of Georgia on using social media data to analyze extreme weather events has lead us to look at, using the example of Hurricane Sandy, and the thousands and thousands of tweets during Hurricane Sandy, up to 20 million tweets …
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Posted on 26 May 2016 | 2:37 pm
How bad will a hurricane get? Fly in to find out
Futurity: Research News
Prior to this study, no hurricane prediction model incorporated the vast amount of data collected by “hurricane hunters,” which are National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or US Air Force airborne reconnaissance missions that fly into …
Better Hurricane Predictions – by Flying Through the Seeds of the StormLaboratory Equipment
Early use of 'hurricane hunter' data improves hurricane intensity predictionsScience Codex
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Posted on 26 May 2016 | 2:34 pm
WATCH: Gearing up for hurricane season after historic flooding
WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – Hurricane season starts on June 1, and after last year's historic flooding, it's a good reminder to make sure your family is prepared for any disaster that strikes. “It's definitely is going to raise the awareness in terms …
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Posted on 25 May 2016 | 12:24 pm
Hurricane Center to launch new storm surge maps after successful tests on Outer Banks – Virginian-Pilot
Hurricane Center to launch new storm surge maps after successful tests on Outer Banks
The National Hurricane Center will launch storm surge inundation maps for the first time this summer, predicting where and how deep flooding will hit here and elsewhere. Two years ago the maps were tested on the Outer Banks. Data from hundreds of …
National Hurricane Center making hurricane hazards easier to understandWNCT
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Posted on 24 May 2016 | 2:08 pm
Hurricanes and Cyclones News — ScienceDaily
A team of scientists spends its days incorporating millions of atmospheric observations, sophisticated graphic tools and lines of computer code to create computer models simulating the weather and climate conditions responsible for hurricanes.
Posted on 26 May 2016 | 2:05 am
Data collected via airplane when a hurricane is developing can improve hurricane intensity predictions by up to 15 percent, according to researchers who have been working to put the new technique into practice.
Posted on 25 May 2016 | 5:26 pm
New research reveals that the increase in forest photosynthesis and growth made possible by tropical cyclones in the southeastern United States captures hundreds of times more carbon than is released by all vehicles in the US in a given year.
Posted on 2 May 2016 | 8:18 pm
Federal investigators found the “black box’’ that could reveal why the El Faro cargo ship sank off the Bahamas in a hurricane last fall.
Posted on 27 April 2016 | 12:19 pm
Climate change is a significant threat to the health of Americans, creating unprecedented health problems in areas where they might not have previously occurred, according to a report released April 4 by the White House.
Posted on 5 April 2016 | 1:42 pm
The launch of the GOES-R geostationary satellite in Oct. 2016 could herald a new era for predicting hurricanes, according to researchers. The wealth of information from this new satellite, at time and space scales not previously possible, combined with advanced statistical hurricane prediction models, could enable more accurate predictions in the future.
Posted on 24 March 2016 | 11:24 pm
Extreme weather events like floods, heat waves and droughts can devastate communities and populations worldwide. Recent scientific advances have enabled researchers to confidently say that the increased intensity and frequency of some, but not all, of these extreme weather events is influenced by human-induced climate change, according to a new report.
Posted on 11 March 2016 | 6:35 pm
A dynamic process that cools the coastal ocean and can weaken hurricanes was discovered as Hurricane Irene made landfall in New Jersey, according to a new study. The study’s findings could help reduce the uncertainty in hurricane intensity forecasts for hurricanes and typhoons that cross coastal ocean waters before striking populated shorelines. Hurricane track forecasts have steadily improved over the last two decades, but improvements in hurricane intensity forecasts have lagged.
Posted on 8 March 2016 | 6:31 pm
Records of Spanish shipwrecks combined with tree-ring records show the period 1645 to 1715 had the fewest Caribbean hurricanes since 1500, according to new research. The study is the first to use shipwrecks as a proxy for hurricane activity. The researchers found a 75 percent reduction in the number of Caribbean hurricanes from 1645-1715, a time that had little sunspot activity and cool temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere.
Posted on 7 March 2016 | 8:27 pm
A recent study of past disturbance of the oyster beds in New York Harbor led by geoscientists is the first to link Europeans’ overharvesting and disturbance of the ancient shellfish beds to loss of natural coastal defenses against floods and storm waves.
Posted on 7 March 2016 | 4:35 pm