National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
A battery-powered aircraft, equipped with real-time video and photo capability, will be sent to a Keys marine sanctuary to survey wildlife and for a better take on how boaters use the sanctuary.
Last year’s Superstorm Sandy brought home some valuable lessons to emergency managers across the state, storm surge and flooding are dangerous and difficult to predict, and sometimes it’s even harder to communicate that sense of urgency to the public.
For many Americans, the impacts of sequestration have been hard to quantify past some added inconvenience at the airport. But NOAA’s plans to deal with sequestration could have an impact on weather forecasts and the National Hurricane Center.
It’s a good thing there’s nothing brewing in the tropics. The U.S. weather satellite that tracks the East Coast and Atlantic hurricanes is broken.
An updated NOAA forecast released Thursday calls for a busy second half of hurricane season.
After predicting above average activity for the last few Atlantic Hurricane Seasons, federal forecasters are singing a different tune for this year.
National Hurricane Center Director Bill Read is saying good bye to his position. Read is announcing plans to retire June 1.
South Florida breathed a sigh of relief as we dodged the annual bullet known as hurricane season.
South Florida boaters and fisherman, along with others along the southern Atlantic coast, are being asked by federal officials to keep an eye out for endangered right whales, which are heading south for their calving season.
It’s only three feet long and weighs roughly eight pounds, but NOAA is banking on the new plane to help hurricane forecasters improve their forecasts on the strength of a storm.