Atlantic Hurricane Season
Weather officials from around the country are meeting for the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando this week.
When it comes to storm surge, there are two important points those living in flood zones should know: how far from the beach the water will spread and how high that water will rise.
Hurricane season begins June 1 and top forecasters with Colorado State University are predicting a quiet year.
The early predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season favored an above-average season. But as the season comes to a close, the Atlantic has churned out the fewest number of hurricanes since 1982.
The ninth tropical storm of the season is pounding eastern Mexico with heavy rains, and after a Hurricane Hunter Aircraft flew through the storm, the tropical storm watch for parts of Mexico have been changed to hurricane watch.
The predictions for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season carried words like “extremely active” and “above-average.” But with Tuesday the peak of hurricane season, thus far, the season has luckily for South Florida been a dud.
Tropical Depression Gabrielle has dissipated, according to the National Weather Service.
Tropical Depression seven wasted no time morphing into a tropical storm Wednesday night.
NOAA still believes the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season will be above normal with “the possibility that it could be very active,” according to the organizations updated outlook.
Chantal, the third named storm of the 2013 Hurricane Season, has gained a little strength as it moves away from Lesser Antilles into the Eastern Caribbean Sea.