Already smashing records, this year’s hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season is about to get even nastier, forecasters predict. In the coming months, they expect to run out of traditional hurricane names and see about twice as much storm activity as a normal year.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Thursday increased its forecast for the number of named storms, hurricanes and major hurricanes this year to far above normal.
At least eight people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias battered the U.S. East Coast with rain and fierce winds after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina.
Isaias pushed ashore into the Carolinas late Monday, before moving up the eastern seaboard. The system could bring heavy rainfall, damaging winds and life-threatening storm surge to the East Coast.
Emergency managers in states from Florida to Maine were keeping an eye on Hurricane Isaias as it drenched the Bahamas prompting hurricane warning for parts of the Florida coast on Friday.
Newly formed Hurricane Isaias is bearing down on the Bahamas and the U.S. East Coast.
Hurricane Douglas has gained some strength and begun to spin away from many of the Hawaiian Islands.
Two people in their 80s and a 40-year-old boat owner were rescued as the vessel sank in rough waters and 65 mph winds, officials said.
Hanna is forecast to strengthen and make landfall on the Texas coast this weekend.
The first hurricane to threaten the United States since the start of the coronavirus pandemic is presenting new challenges to officials long accustomed to tropical storms.
A gulf depression strengthened into a tropical storm late Thursday, triggering watches and warnings along the southern coast of the continental United States.
This year’s busy hurricane season is getting even busier. Forecasters say we will soon have the first Atlantic hurricane of the year, and could also have a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico.
Douglas strengthened into a hurricane Wednesday morning, and is forecast to approach Hawaii this weekend as a hurricane or tropical storm.
Douglas strengthened into a hurricane Wednesday morning, and was centered about 1,750 miles east-southeast of Hilo, Hawaii.
Tropical Storm Fay is weakening after making landfall in New Jersey on Friday amid heavy, lashing rain that closed beaches and flooded shore town streets.
The season’s sixth tropical storm has formed off the coast of North Carolina, but it looks like Tropical Storm Fay will primarily only be a rainmaker for the East Coast.
Hurricane season officially begins June 1.
Tropical Storm Arthur formed off the coast of Florida on Saturday, making it the sixth straight year for a named storm to develop before the official June 1 start of the Atlantic hurricane season.
With the start of hurricane season now less than two months away, researchers believe we could see "above average" activity in the tropics.
Hurricane season begins on June 1 and lasts until November 30.