News Hurricanes

Storm Intensity Forecasts Lag; Communities More at Risk

  • Published: Jun 18th, 2012

The 2012 Atlantic hurricane season is now underway & forecasters are determined to make more accurate forecasts.

Report: Storm Surge Could Cost U.S. Hundreds of Billions

  • Published: Jun 9th, 2012

U.S. has more than 4 million residential structures at risk from storm surge flooding, with a price tag of $710 billion.

Top 5 Most Vulnerable U.S. Cities to Hurricanes

  • Published: Jun 6th, 2012

As the 2012 Hurricane Season kicks off, here's a rundown of the U.S. cities that are most vulnerable to hurricanes.

Will Our Luck Run Out? Major Hurricane Gap in U.S.

  • Published: May 29th, 2012

It's been seven years since the last major hurricane struck the U.S. Will this be the year that our luck runs out?

Storms Ahead: NOAA’s Outlook for 2012 Hurricane Season

  • Published: May 24th, 2012

The 2012 hurricane outlook calls for a "near-normal" number of named storms, with 9 to 15 in the forecast.

Weather Channel Expert Tabbed to Lead Hurricane Center

  • Published: May 18th, 2012

Rick Knabb, currently a Weather Channel on-air expert, has been chosen to lead NOAA's National Hurricane Center.

Senate Hearing on Thursday for Sea Level Rise

  • Published: Apr 19th, 2012

Climate Central's Ben Strauss is one of four testifying on the impact of sea level rise on U.S. infrastructure.

Hurricanes Pose Major Risk to Wind Energy Industry

  • Published: Feb 15th, 2012

A new study finds offshore wind energy turbines along the East Coast and Gulf of Mexico are vulnerable to hurricanes.