Saturday, June 5, 2021

Asia Braces For 20 Cyclones In 2021

By Kanupriya Kapoor (Reuters) – Half of the roughly 20 tropical cyclones expected to form in the western Pacific Ocean through September this year are predicted to hit land in...

June 5, 2021
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Thursday, May 20, 2021

NOAA Predicts Above-Average Hurricane Season But Chances of 2020 Repeat Not Likely

Forecasters with the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are predicting another active Atlantic hurricane season this year, but the season will likely fall short of the record-breaking level...

May 20, 2021
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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Forecasters Predict Another Above-Average Hurricane Season in 2021

Forecasters are predicting another above-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2021, citing the likely absence of El Niño as a primary factor, according to new research from Colorado State University which...

April 8, 2021
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Monday, March 15, 2021
NWS marine weather buoy

Flood Knocks U.S. Buoy Data Offline

A flood at the U.S. National Weather Service’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland has knocked out power to servers processing NOAA’s marine buoy data, rendering the data inaccessible to the...

March 15, 2021
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Saturday, October 31, 2020

Philippines Evacuates 1 Million As Super Typhoon Goni Approaches

By Neil Jerome Morales  (Reuters) – Officials have evacuated almost a million residents in the southern part of the Philippines’ main island of Luzon as a category 5 storm –...

October 31, 2020
Total Views: 165

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
NOAA Hurricane Zeta Wind Speed Probabilities

Zeta Set to Become Category 2 Hurricane Before Gulf Of Mexico Landfall

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Zeta is forecast to strengthen to a Category 2 hurricane before making landfall in southeastern Louisiana on Wednesday, possibly racking up $1 billion in damage....

October 28, 2020
Total Views: 63

Saturday, September 14, 2019
Tropical Storm Humberto Map

Humberto Expected to Turn Away From U.S. After Strike in Bahamas

by Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –The Bahamas are enduring another day of heavy rain and gusting winds as Tropical Storm Humberto moves through the chain, parts of which were devastated...

September 14, 2019
Total Views: 3

Friday, August 31, 2018
Gulf Of Mexico Hurricane

What Are The The Top 5 Deadliest Hurricanes On Record?

by Ava Meyer (Reuters) – Puerto Rico has raised the official death toll from Hurricane Maria to nearly 3,000 following a study ordered by the governor of the U.S. territory....

August 31, 2018
Total Views: 207

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

High Water Halts Paducah Shipping

by Karl Plume (Reuters) – The lower Ohio River was closed to navigation on Tuesday at locks and dam 52 in Paducah, Kentucky, due to rising water on the key commodity shipping...

November 8, 2017
Total Views: 30

Monday, October 23, 2017

Typhoon Lan Heads Out To Sea, Three Dead In Japan

by Elaine Lies (Reuters) A rapidly weakening typhoon Lan made landfall in Japan on Monday, setting off landslides and flooding that prompted evacuation orders for tens of thousands of people,...

October 23, 2017
Total Views: 31

Sunday, October 8, 2017
Hurricane Nate Marine Chart NOAA

Tropical Storm Nate’s Winds Rapidly Weaken Over Alabama

By Rod Nickel (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Nate rapidly weakened as it moved over Alabama on Sunday, although the fast-moving former hurricane rattled the doors of Biloxi’s casinos and left...

October 8, 2017
Total Views: 2

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Caribbean Islands Threatened By Hurricane Maria

Update: Hurricane Maria has been upgraded to a Category 2 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 120 m.p.h. as it sets its aim for Puerto Rico. For the latest forecasts...

September 17, 2017
Total Views: 10

Saturday, September 16, 2017
Hurricane Jose Map

Hurricane Jose May Threaten New York

By Emma Ockerman (Bloomberg) Hurricane Jose may threaten New York City and other areas of the East Coast by next week, according to the National Hurricane Center.  The storm, about...

September 16, 2017
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Cruise Ship Window In Rain

Cruise Stocks Sink Ahead Of Irma

By Christopher Palmeri (Bloomberg) Carnival, Royal Caribbean, and Norwegian Cruise Line all tumbled in Tuesday trading as Hurricane Irma threatened to do to the hub of the cruise industry what...

September 5, 2017
Total Views: 6

Friday, April 21, 2017
Hurricane Claudette Seen From Space

A Rare Named Storm In April Is Just The Latest Ocean Weather Oddity of 2017

by Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) In a year of weather oddities, the Atlantic has produced one of its own: the short-lived Tropical Storm Arlene. With top winds of 50 miles (80...

April 21, 2017
Total Views: 32

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Hurricane Claudette Seen From Space

CSU Confirms Below Average Hurricane Season In 2017

Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting a slightly below-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2017, citing the potential development of El Niño as well as recent anomalous cooling in the...

April 19, 2017
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Are Ship Weather Observations Still Valuable In The Era Of Satellites?

by: Horst von Bargen (Deutscher Wetterdienst) Meteorological satellites (geostationary at an altitude of about 36.000 km and sun-synchronous at a height of about 850 km) provide images and data in...

April 4, 2017
Total Views: 95

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Tropical Storm Fiona Builds Strength In Atlantic

by Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) Tropical Storm Fiona, which formed more than 900 miles west of the Cape Verde Islands, is forecast to track across the open Atlantic for at least the...

August 18, 2016
Total Views: 1

Friday, July 29, 2016

National Hurricane Center On Watch In The Atlantic

by Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) It’s time to start watching the Atlantic Ocean for storms that could turn into hurricanes. Two potential tropical systems are being tracked by the U.S. National...

July 29, 2016
Total Views: 5

Sunday, July 3, 2016
Hurricane Andrew Progression

Atlantic Hurricane Season: What to Expect In 2016

by Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) Colorado State University edged up its seasonal Atlantic hurricane forecast to 15, three more than in an average year. The new prediction is that six...

July 3, 2016
Total Views: 97