Jane Lubchenco

NOAA Logo Over Hurricane

NOAA Predicts Near Normal Hurricane Season

After predicting above average activity for the last few Atlantic Hurricane Seasons, federal forecasters are singing a different tune for this year.


(SOURCE: NOAA) Rick Knabb, newly named director of the National Hurricane Center

Rick Knabb Named National Hurricane Center Boss

The National Hurricane Center has a new director, and he had to give up a spot on television to take the job. Former senior hurricane specialist Rick Knabb was named to the post Friday afternoon by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), ending a retirement from government service that sent him to The Weather Channel.