| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The peak of hurricane season is approaching later this month, but storm activity in the middle of the Atlantic is unlikely to develop during the first half of August because of a massive cloud of dust from the Sahara Desert moving across the ocean....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:14 AM
The former tropical storms Dorian and Flossie are similarly facing unfavorable conditions thousands of miles apart, making it unlikely either will regenerate into tropical cyclones.
Dorian, which late last week was tracking toward the Bahamas with 60...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 1:37 PM
Tropical Storm Chantal is churning through the Lesser Antilles islands and possibly heading toward the East Coast, a path that is more common in the heart of hurricane season than in early July.
Not only that, but the storm is a bit "early" to begin...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 2:00 PM
5 P.M. UPDATE: Chantal has dissipated into a tropical wave southeast of Jamaica, expected to bring rain to that nation, eastern Cuba and Florida by Friday. The system is still packing some tropical storm-force 45 mph winds.
ORIGINAL POST, 10:23 A.M.:...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 12:01 PM
The National Hurricane Center will in the future maintain any necessary hurricane watches or warnings even if a storm is no longer technically a hurricane, as in the case of Superstorm Sandy.
Center officials made the changes permanent Friday in light...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Update, 6:06 p.m.:
Tropical Storm Andrea has formed about 300 miles west of Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph.
Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Florida's Gulf coast, with tropical storm watches from the Jacksonville, Fla.,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Officially, hurricane season runs from June through the end of November. And according to the experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this season might be stormier than usual.
We have a 70 percent chance of 13 to 20 named...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:33 AM
The Eastern Shore town of Bellevue saw the heaviest rains in the U.S. during Superstorm Sandy, according to an official report on the storm the National Hurricane Center released Tuesday.
The town, across the Tred Avon River from Oxford and just south...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Just a few days into the hurricane season, Tropical Storm Andrea is forecast to deluge Maryland and much of the Atlantic coast Friday, prompting flash flood warnings across the Baltimore region.
The storm was not expected to pack anything close to the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 10:33 AM
An early 2013 hurricane season forecast is calling for a busy summer and fall, with a nearly 50 percent chance of a major storm striking the U.S. East Coast.
Forecasters at Colorado State University on Wednesday predicted 18 named storms would form in...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 12:19 PM
As the eye of Hurricane Sandy loomed over the waters some 500 miles southeast of Washington and the monster storm churned toward the Mid-Atlantic coast at 15 miles per hour, Marylanders braced Sunday for the arrival of a weather system some forecasters...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:27 PM
The National Hurricane Center said in its 11 p.m. update that Hurricane Sandy continues to track northeast along the East Coast, with forecasters predicting few changes in strength for a storm expected to begin punishing the region later Sunday.