Thursday, October 14, 2021
la nina 2021

Double-Dip La Niña Emerges in Pacific Ocean

A La Niña has developed and will extend through the second winter in a row, according to NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of NOAA’s National Weather Service. La Niña...

October 14, 2021
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Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico after Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana, in Grand Isle, Louisiana, U.S. August 31, 2021.

Stronger Storms Test Aging U.S. Offshore Oil Facilities

By Marianna Parraga HOUSTON (Reuters)- Stronger hurricanes threatening the U.S. Gulf Coast energy hub are elevating the risks of oil spills from damage to area refineries, oil platforms and subsea pipelines, say...

September 8, 2021
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Sunday, September 5, 2021
Satellite image of Hurricane Larry

Hurricane Larry Bears Down On Bermuda

Hurricane Larry, the third major hurricane in an already above-average Atlantic hurricane season, continues as a large and intense hurricane this morning, with a 40 n mi diameter eye. The...

September 5, 2021
Total Views: 3030

Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Hurricane Elsa

NOAA: Conditions Remain for Above-Average Atlantic Hurricane Season

With five named storms on the books already this year, forecasters are continuing to call for an above-average Atlantic hurricane season as conditions remain ripe for storm development. “After a...

August 4, 2021
Total Views: 1089

Friday, June 18, 2021
Potential Tropical Cyclone Three 2021

Season’s First Tropical Storm Warnings Issued for Gulf Coast

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Gulf coast is getting its first tropical-storm warnings of the year, stretching from Louisiana to Florida, including New Orleans, the National Hurricane Center...

June 18, 2021
Total Views: 1265

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
Total Views: 1266

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
Total Views: 3517

Monday, November 16, 2020

Cat 5 Hurricane Iota Threatens to Devastate Central America

By Gustavo Palencia and Ismael Lopez TEGUCIGALPA, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Iota exploded into a catastrophic Category 5 hurricane bearing down on remote Central American coastal provinces on Monday, with the...

November 16, 2020
Total Views: 1064

Thursday, November 12, 2020
hurricane zeta october 28

Record Hurricane Season Deals Worst Blow to Gulf Oil Production in a Decade

By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) –It’s the year of the unprecedented and the hurricane season has been no exception. A record-breaking hurricane season shut in an OPEC-nation amount of oil during...

November 12, 2020
Total Views: 156

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Active Hurricane Season Weighs on U.S. Energy Production

Oct 29 (Reuters) – As crews began returning to U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore facilities on Thursday, this year’s repeated oil and gas production halts were already hitting energy firms’...

October 29, 2020
Total Views: 33

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Maritime News

Named Storm Landfalls in the U.S. this Year Are One Shy of 1916 Record

By Will Wade (Bloomberg) –Hurricane Sally’s historic flooding of Florida and Alabama this week marked the eighth named storm to strike the continental U.S. this year, leaving the tally just...

September 17, 2020
Total Views: 13

Sunday, September 13, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Gulf Coast Prepares for Second Hurricane in a Month

HOUSTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Sally strengthened off the west coast of Florida on Sunday and was poised to become a hurricane, bringing the threat of dangerous storm...

September 13, 2020
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Maritime News

Hurricane Laura Poses Biggest Threat to U.S. Energy Since Katrina

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, Aug 25 (Reuters) – The U.S. energy industry on Tuesday was preparing for a major hurricane strike, cutting crude production at a rate approaching the level...

August 25, 2020
Total Views: 41

Monday, August 24, 2020
Maritime News

Dueling Storms Take Aim at U.S. Gulf Coast

By Jennifer Hiller and Ernest Scheyder HOUSTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura tore through the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico on Sunday, forcing thousands of...

August 24, 2020
Total Views: 7

Thursday, August 13, 2020
Maritime News

Tropical Storm Josephine Sets Record for Fastest Atlantic Season

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –The Atlantic spun it 10th storm faster than any other hurricane season in records going back to 1851, and more are expected as August ends....

August 13, 2020
Total Views: 12

Thursday, August 6, 2020
Maritime News

NOAA Upgrades Hurricane Outlook to Record 25 Named Storms

HOUSTON, Aug 6 (Reuters) – The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Thursday increased its prediction for the number of tropical storms expected this year to as many...

August 6, 2020
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Maritime News

Forecasters Raise Atlantic Hurricane Outlook to 20 Named Storms

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –After a frenzied start, the Atlantic hurricane season could turn out to be the most active since 2005, when a record 28 storms formed. Colorado...

July 7, 2020
Total Views: 26

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Harvey Peak Intensity
Maritime News

Energy Industry Faces Hurricane Challenges Amid Pandemic

By Erwin Seba HOUSTON, June 4 (Reuters) – As oil and gas companies began shutting offshore production before the first tropical storm of the season in the U.S. Gulf of...

June 4, 2020
Total Views: 7

Thursday, May 21, 2020
Maritime News

NOAA Predicts Above-Normal 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season

As the United States looks towards reopening, weather forecasters say conditions are ripe for an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season in 2020. Forecasters with NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center have released their...

May 21, 2020
Total Views: 21

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Harvey Peak Intensity
Maritime News

Warmest Oceans on Record Adds to Hurricanes, Wildfires Risks

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — The world’s seas are simmering, with record high temperatures spurring worry among forecasters that the global warming effect may generate a chaotic year of extreme...

April 21, 2020
Total Views: 14