Blogs Hurricanes

Isaac Fades, but Odds of Hurricane Disaster Loom

  • Published: Aug 31st, 2012

Isaac was no Katrina, and Leslie and Kirk pose no threat, but that doesn’t mean we should stop worrying about hurricanes.

Image of the Day: Hurricane Isaac by Moonlight

  • Published: Aug 31st, 2012

A satellite image from NASA captured an ominous-looking Hurricane Isaac as it approached the Gulf Coast.

Image of the Day: A Swell Idea for Surfing, More or Less

  • Published: Aug 10th, 2012

Though surfers feel storms fueled by climate change are causing bigger swells, it's sea level rise that should be the worry.

Countdown to July 24 Release of ‘Global Weirdness’

  • Published: Jul 23rd, 2012

The countdown is on. We're talking hours here. Climate Central’s first book -- Global Weirdness -- hits the stores on July 24.

Tropical Storm Debby Floods Florida, Ends Drought

  • Published: Jun 26th, 2012

Tropical Storm Debby has dumped so much rain in Florida that the state has gone from extreme drought to extreme flooding.

Tropical Storm Debby Inches Toward Florida

  • Published: Jun 25th, 2012

Tropical storm Debby continues to lash Florida and Alabama with heavy rainfall, coastal flooding, and tornadoes.

Tropical Storm Debby Threatens Gulf Coast

  • Published: Jun 24th, 2012

Tropical Storm Debby, the earliest fourth-named tropical storm, is bringing high winds and heavy rain to the Gulf Coast.

Clouded Forecast: Heidi Cullen’s NY Times Op-Ed

  • Published: Jun 1st, 2012

Our ability to forecast the weather is in big trouble, putting all of us in harm’s way as the hurricane season begins today.