News Hurricanes

Feds Worry U.S. isn’t Ready for Severe Weather

  • Published: Jan 25th, 2012

Severe weather took a large toll on life and property in the U.S. last year, partly because people didn't trust or understand weather forecasters.

The 2011 Hurricane Season is Over: Now for the Recap

  • Published: Nov 30th, 2011

After a three-year hiatus, Irene was the first hurricane to make landfall in the U.S., and one of 19 named tropical storms in the third-most-active season on record.

Increase in Hurricane Numbers Due to Better Detection, Not Climate Change, Study Says

  • Published: Jun 17th, 2011

New study finds that a trend towards more frequent Atlantic hurricanes since the 1940s may be largely due to better ways of detecting them.

In Sarasota, Businesses Take Small Steps to Confront Climate Risks

  • Published: Apr 7th, 2011

Aware of the risks of hurricanes and sea level rise, study finds business owners in Sarasota, Fla. still aren't taking key steps to plan.

Sea Level Rise Brings Added Risks to Coastal Nuclear Plants

  • Published: Mar 23rd, 2011

Sea level rise will exacerbate storm surge flooding, scientists say, which means more severe "worst-case scenarios" for plants like Florida's Turkey Point.

It’s Official: 2010 in a Statistical Tie for Warmest Year On Record

  • Published: Jan 12th, 2011

Both NOAA and NASA reported today that 2010 tied with 2005 for the title of warmest year on record.

The Many Eccentricities of Hurricane Season 2010 (So Far)

  • Published: Oct 21st, 2010

The Atlantic hurricane season is not quite over yet, but it has already set many new milestones.

True to Forecast, Atlantic Hurricane Season Kicks into High Gear

  • Published: Sep 14th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - The Atlantic Hurricane season is running above average in the number of storms, but the US has been spared a direct hit so far.