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Yes, hurricanes can happen here; only a matter of when – Tallahassee.com


Tallahassee.com

Yes, hurricanes can happen here; only a matter of when
Tallahassee.com
As I wrote in my first hurricane season article Sunday, May 29, “Understanding Psychology of Hurricane Preparedness,” many of us have false, preconceived notions, or “theories of our own” that a hurricane can't happen in Tallahassee and the Big Bend area.

Posted on 25 June 2016 | 3:38 pm

Why Some Don’t Get Out of a Hurricane’s Way – PsychCentral.com (blog)


PsychCentral.com (blog)

Why Some Don't Get Out of a Hurricane's Way
PsychCentral.com (blog)
As hurricane season begins in earnest, new research is looking into why some people remain in harm's way when a storm threatens. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts there will be up to eight hurricanes in the 2016 season, and …

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Posted on 25 June 2016 | 12:00 pm

Hurricane Select Jake Bean, Julien Gauthier in First Round – The Official Website of the Charlotte Checkers


Hurricane Select Jake Bean, Julien Gauthier in First Round
The Official Website of the Charlotte Checkers
Beginning with Ryan Murphy in 2011 and continuing with Haydn Fleury, Noah Hanifin and now Bean, the Hurricanes used four of their last five top choices on defensemen. They've also hit on many picks in later rounds, with Brett Pesce and Jaccob Slavin …

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Posted on 25 June 2016 | 2:13 am

Hurricane season: Be aware, get prepared – DVIDS (press release)


Hurricane season: Be aware, get prepared
DVIDS (press release)
According to www.ready.gov, a website for the Ready Campaign, developed by the Department of Homeland Security and Federal Emergency Management Agency, there are five categories of hurricanes, each measured by the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane …

Posted on 24 June 2016 | 8:57 pm

3 ways Houston businesses can prepare for hurricane season and flooding – Houston Business Journal


Houston Business Journal

3 ways Houston businesses can prepare for hurricane season and flooding
Houston Business Journal
Hurricane season began June 1, and with it comes the potential for catastrophic damage to businesses across the country. The 2016 hurricane season is predicted to be the most active hurricane season in recent years, according to data from Colorado

Posted on 24 June 2016 | 5:47 pm

Hurricane Center hopes to thwart maritime disasters like El Faro – Palm Beach Post (blog)


Palm Beach Post (blog)

Hurricane Center hopes to thwart maritime disasters like El Faro
Palm Beach Post (blog)
The National Hurricane Center is hoping to thwart maritime disasters such as the 2015 sinking of the cargo ship El Faro by training with the cruise and cargo shipping industries on storm forecasting during severe weather events. Center Director Rick

Posted on 24 June 2016 | 11:24 am

The National Hurricane Center is watching an area of thunderstorms near the Yucatan Peninsula for possible tropical … – Palm Beach Post (blog)


Palm Beach Post (blog)

The National Hurricane Center is watching an area of thunderstorms near the Yucatan Peninsula for possible tropical …
Palm Beach Post (blog)
Less than three weeks into the official hurricane season, the feeble system strode into Mexico after sipping on the bathtub-warm waters of the Bay of Campeche and following the June 5 debut of Tropical Storm Colin — the earliest C-named storm on record.

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Posted on 23 June 2016 | 12:23 pm

Does Danielle’s Mid-June Appearance Say Anything About The Rest of Hurricane Season? | The Weather Channel – The Weather Channel


The Weather Channel

Does Danielle's Mid-June Appearance Say Anything About The Rest of Hurricane Season? | The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
Danielle's name was scratched off the list June 20, and this hurricane season is now two months ahead of schedule. Does this mean we're in for a long, busy hurricane season? We're in uncharted territory now, but likely this activity doesn't lend itself

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Posted on 23 June 2016 | 12:09 am

2016 Atlantic hurricane forecast nearly normal – KOCO Oklahoma City


KOCO Oklahoma City

2016 Atlantic hurricane forecast nearly normal
KOCO Oklahoma City
Hurricane: A tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 74 mph (64 knots) or higher. In the western North Pacific, hurricanes are called typhoons; similar storms in the Indian Ocean and South Pacific Ocean are called cyclones. Major Hurricane: A …
Hurricane season returns to coastECU The East Carolinian

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Posted on 22 June 2016 | 4:07 pm

Five Metro Areas That Have Gone the Longest Without Hurricane Conditions | The Weather Channel – The Weather Channel


The Weather Channel

Five Metro Areas That Have Gone the Longest Without Hurricane Conditions | The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel
Baltimore has not seen hurricane impacts since 1878. With a return period of 15 years, this metro is 123 years past its average return period. The Gale of 1878 brought hurricane-force winds to the east coast of Florida, much of coastal North Carolina
Hurricane havoc: Weather-watchers warn 'it only takes one storm'Boston Herald
A look at new interactive tools to track hurricane threatsThe Boston Globe
Mass. Hurricane Evacuation Plans ReviewedNECN

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Posted on 22 June 2016 | 12:30 am

Hurricanes and Cyclones News — ScienceDaily

Should I stay or should I go?

Researchers have been studying evacuation data and have published two new papers that may help to improve prediction models used by emergency planners, leading to more efficient evacuations and possibly saving lives.

Posted on 24 June 2016 | 2:10 pm

Average ‘dead zone’ predicted for Gulf of Mexico in 2016

Scientists forecast that this year’s Gulf of Mexico dead zone — an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and marine life — will be approximately 5,898 square miles or about the size of Connecticut, the same range as it has averaged over the last several years.

Posted on 10 June 2016 | 1:47 pm

Storm fingerprints show past and future

Researchers are using “fingerprints” left by strong storms on the ocean floor to better understand storms that have already happened and to model and predict how future storms will behave.

Posted on 7 June 2016 | 7:17 pm

Scientists explain the art of creating digital hurricanes

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

Early use of ‘hurricane hunter’ data improves hurricane intensity predictions

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

Hurricanes key to carbon uptake by forests

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

Cutting-edge telepresence technology helped investigators find the El Faro

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

Threat of climate change found to be key psychological and emotional stressor

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

GOES-R satellite could provide better data for hurricane prediction

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

Science can now link climate change with some extreme weather events

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