Latest Atlantic hurricane season Stories

2011-06-08 18:00:00

The first tropical depression in the Eastern Pacific Ocean is now the first tropical storm, and two satellites are providing NASA insights into its thunderstorms, rainfall, and intensity.

2011-06-07 08:41:00

JOPLIN, Mo., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Contractors are being hired to haul debris and clear the way for restoration. "Life is all around us and we honor it by moving forward. The devastation is so bad it hurts my heart," said William Lombardo, President of Risk Management Disaster Service Inc.

2011-06-03 08:30:00

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of South Carolina's Office of News and Internal Communications has compiled a list of faculty experts, many of whom conducted research along the Southeast coast and Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina, for reporters who are covering hurricane, environmental and weather-related stories.

2011-06-01 13:54:09

Hurricane season starts today, June 1, in the Atlantic Ocean and the tropics are paying attention to the calendar.

2011-06-01 11:30:00

According to NOAA, the Atlantic hurricane season will feature 12 to 18 tropical storms, of which six to 10 could become hurricanes.

2011-05-23 14:35:50

How well a family recovers from a natural catastrophe may be tied to the household's pre-disaster make up and socio-economic status.

2011-05-15 07:29:34

Recent natural disasters and the record number of tornadoes should not be an indicator that the upcoming hurricane season will be any more severe than usual.

2011-04-29 13:28:00

Gulf Coast Fund Provides Emergency Grants for Immediate Support; Community Leaders Mobilize on Scene to Coordinate Recovery Efforts NEW ORLEANS, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gulf Coast Fund for Community Renewal and Ecological Health (http://www.gulfcoastfund.org), a community-led philanthropy in the Gulf Coast, has partnered with the Black Belt Community Foundation (http://www.blackbeltfound.org) in Selma, Alabama, to provide emergency grants to assist some of the...

2011-04-27 10:30:00

Weather Services International (WSI) predicts 15 named storms this season, with 8 becoming hurricanes and at least 4 of them a category 3 or greater in strength on the five-level Saffir-Simpson scale.

2011-04-21 15:01:00

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The north Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and lasts through Nov. 30. The U.S. Census Bureau produces timely local data that are critical to emergency planning, preparedness and recovery efforts.

Latest Atlantic hurricane season Reference Libraries

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-19 18:43:58

Debbie formed in the warm waters of the Southeast Gulf and slowly moved northward. Debbie got picked up by the trough which was located to the North of it for a time which allowed it to make the initial turn towards Florida. Once it got near Florida, it got stuck in between the trough and ridge that was back to the west causing the storm to stall in one place or become stationary. This occurred just of the coast of Florida which resulted in a huge disaster for the state. Now Debbie has become...

The Post Storm Analysis Of Tropical Storm Beryl
2012-07-10 18:26:09

Tropical Storm Beryl, the second named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season 2012, began in advance of the actually start of the season. On the evening of May 25, 2012 Beryl started out as an area of Low pressure off the Southeast Coast with an estimated pressure near 1002mb. Beryl further moved southeastward towards the Florida coast near Jacksonville. Beryl also intensified into a Tropical Storm with winds near 70mph prior to making landfall. In the overnight hours of May 28 just after...

The Loop Ocean Current
2012-07-10 18:20:32

When it comes to learning about the weather it is very important to understand about the oceans. The reason for this is that ocean currents can play a major role on not only weather but also the climate of a region. The current that we are looking at is called the Loop Current. If you look at the image above you can see that it’s situated just off the west coast of Florida and extends into the Gulf of Mexico. The Loop current is a warm current and this creates a warmer surrounding in...

Heavy Rain Batters The Gulf Coast From Louisiana To The Florida Panhandle
2012-07-10 17:50:51

GULF COAST UNITED STATES The weekend of June 8-10, 2012 was one of the wettest weekends in a very long time for this region. Thunderstorms and very heavy rain started in the middle of the afternoon on Friday and continued all the way through Sunday Night. An upper level feature began to slide through Eastern Texas towards the Gulf of Mexico and this interacted with a quasi-stationary front that was situated along the Northern Gulf Coast. The two features acted together to create a very...

Hurricane Features
2012-05-22 10:04:25

Location A: This is known as the Eye or the center of the Hurricane/Typhoon/Cyclone. This region is highlighted by the potential for calm winds and also the fact that it’s possible to see the sun or moon during the night. It also gives people false sense that the storm may be done, when in fact it is only at the half way point. Location B: This region is known as feeder bands that outline the center of the storm. In this region you will see very strong winds and also tornadoes and heavy...

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