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National Hurricane Center

National Hurricane Center
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  • Forecasts show Hurricane Sandy could strike Md.

    Forecasts show Hurricane Sandy could strike Md.
    Weather forecasters are warning the mid-Atlantic and Northeast to brace for possible tropical storm-force winds, heavy rains and even snow early next week as Hurricane Sandy appears increasingly likely to strike somewhere between the Delmarva peninsula...
  • Hurricane Sandy weakens but still on track for damaging Delmarva strike

    Hurricane Sandy weakens but still on track for damaging Delmarva strike
    Hurricane Sandy has weakened with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as of 2 p.m., but it is still expected to be a massive and powerful system for the next several days that could strike the Delmarva peninsula at hurricane strength and cause hundreds of...
  • Maryland saw heaviest Superstorm Sandy rainfall, according to official report

    Maryland saw heaviest Superstorm Sandy rainfall, according to official report
    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...
  • Harford advises Havre de Grace residents to evacuate in advance of Sandy; schools closed Monday

    Harford advises Havre de Grace residents to evacuate in advance of Sandy; schools closed Monday
    Harford County government continued to ramp up its preparations for Hurricane Sandy on Sunday, advising residents of low lying areas of the city of Havre de Grace to consider evacuating their homes in anticipation of the tropical storm's landfall in the...
  • Residents warned to be prepared to lose electricity

    Residents warned to be prepared to lose electricity
    Utility and emergency response officials prepared for the worst Friday as Hurricane Sandy churned northward, readying for nearly a foot of rain, hurricane- or tropical storm-force winds, and power outages that could number in the hundreds of thousands....
  • Sandy briefly weakens; flood watch issued for Md.

    Sandy briefly weakens; flood watch issued for Md.
    The National Weather Service’s 2 p.m. update shows Hurricane Sandy producing tropical storm-force winds in the Atlantic as it nears Carolinas. The storm is still about 300 miles off the coast of Charleston, S.C., with tropical storm conditions...
  • Early forecast calls for above-average 2013 hurricane season

    Early forecast calls for above-average 2013 hurricane season
    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...
  • National Hurricane Center tweaks warning policy after Sandy confusion

    National Hurricane Center tweaks warning policy after Sandy confusion
    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...
  • Maryland braces for Sandy

    Maryland braces for Sandy
    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...
  • National Hurricane Center may change warning criteria after Sandy

    National Hurricane Center may change warning criteria after Sandy
    The National Hurricane Center may loosen the criteria it uses in issuing hurricane warnings so that future storms like Superstorm Sandy would prompt the same alerts as if they were still officially classified as hurricanes, according to AccuWeather.com....
  • 11 p.m. forecast: Sandy looms for MidAtlantic

    11 p.m. forecast: Sandy looms for MidAtlantic
    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. The...
  • 11 p.m. forecast: Sandy continues course toward land

    11 p.m. forecast: Sandy continues course toward land
    Hurricane Sandy churned about 290 miles off the Mid-Atlantic coast Sunday night, with the National Hurricane Center reporting that the monster storm was expected to come ashore with near-hurricane-force winds and potentially "life-threatening" storm surge...