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National Hurricane Center

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  • Tropical Storm Gabrielle could soon break lull in hurricane season

    Tropical Storm Gabrielle could soon break lull in hurricane season
    The season's seventh tropical storm, to be named Gabrielle, could form within the next few days off the west African coast, but the hurricane season is meanwhile falling increasingly behind its typical pace -- likely the sixth season since 1944 without...
  • Ongoing hurricane drought is rare, but 2+ weeks from a record

    Ongoing hurricane drought is rare, but 2+ weeks from a record
    No hurricanes have formed yet in the Atlantic this season, nor do any appear imminent, making it the slowest start to a hurricane season in more than a decade. But it would need to keep up for a couple of weeks to be record-setting. Six tropical...
  • Tropical Storm Gabrielle forms and quickly fades as tropics stir

    Tropical Storm Gabrielle forms and quickly fades as tropics stir
    Tropical Storm Gabrielle formed late Wednesday and quickly weakened to a tropical depression Thursday, and meteorologists are meanwhile watching several other systems that could eventually become tropical cyclones. The storm brushed past Puerto Rico and...
  • Forget 'Snowmageddon': Weather Channel to assign names to winter storms

    Forget 'Snowmageddon': Weather Channel to assign names to winter storms
    The massive snowstorm that blanketed Baltimore and much of the northeast in February 2010 garnered the name "Snowmageddon" from social media users suffering from extreme cabin fever. This winter, how about storms named Brutus, Iago, Helen or even Q?...
  • Tropical Storm Andrea forecast to bring Md. heavy rain Friday

    Tropical Storm Andrea forecast to bring Md. heavy rain Friday
    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...
  • Tropical Storm Patty quickly weakening

    Tropical Storm Patty quickly weakening
    Tropical Storm Patty has formed and should be a short-lived sixteenth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. The storm is 230 miles northeast of the Bahamas, not too far from Florida, but there are no storm watches or warnings in effect. The storm...
  • More tropical action: Rafael is season's ninth hurricane

    More tropical action: Rafael is season's ninth hurricane
    Just as the early parts of the Atlantic hurricane season saw some action, the tropics are still stirring in the last six weeks or so of the season, with Hurricane Rafael showing there is still some fight out there. The storm is about 345 miles south of...
  • NOAA center puts center of weather research at students' fingertips in College Park

    Colleen Wilson of Ellicott City became the first person to enroll in the University of Maryland, College Park's new meteorology degree program a year ago. Now she's embarking on research with some of the nation's top weather watchers. The program and the...
  • Tropical Storm Andrea forms; headed up East Coast

    Tropical Storm Andrea forms; headed up East Coast
    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.,...
  • Sandy, Tony could rank 2012 hurricane season among busiest on record

    Sandy, Tony could rank 2012 hurricane season among busiest on record
    Tropical Depression 19 is holding strength in the middle of the Atlantic, and if it gains strength as expected and becomes Tropical Storm Tony, it will make the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season the third-busiest on record. Tony would be the 19th named...
  • Hurricane Sandy update: Storm strengthens, could strike Delmarva

    Hurricane Sandy update: Storm strengthens, could strike Delmarva
    Hurricane Sandy is a category 2 storm with 105 mph winds, and though it will be weaker than that five days from now, it could wreak havoc anywhere from the Delmarva Peninsula to Cape Cod, an increasing number of models are showing. The storm is still...
  • Hurricane season is here — are you ready?

    Hurricane season is here — are you ready?
    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...