Florida remains hurricane ready

When it comes to avoiding hurricanes, Florida has gotten lucky since 2005. But every year could be the year the state gets hit again and state officials are always at the ready.

El Nino likely to enhance number of storms in E. Pacific

Friday marked the beginning of the east Pacific hurricane season. With the high likelihood of El Nino lasting through the summer, it's looking to be an active season. 

Early tropical storm slogs toward Carolina

Tropical Storm Ana plodded toward the Carolina coast Saturday in an early heaping of rough weather weeks ahead of the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season.

Peek inside hurricane hunter aircraft

If you've ever wondered how meteorologists gather important data on severe storms, hurricane hunters gave the public a first-hand look Thursday at the process that goes into forecasting storms.

More NOAA drones planned for Atlantic hurricane season

Scientists are planning to send more drones flying into hurricanes that develop during the upcoming Atlantic storm season.

A Year Ending in 5; A Timely Warning?

It's been a quiet decade for hurricane strikes on the U.S. However, looking back through the history books shows that years ending in 5 usually brings with it devastating impacts from big hurricanes.

Isis removed from list of hurricane names

The U.N.'s World Meteorological Organization has removed 'Isis' from the official list of names for future hurricanes, according to an article by Reuters.

2015 Hurricane Season Forecast

It's been nearly 10 years since Florida was last hit by a hurricane -- by far the longest stretch in recorded history. It's only a matter of time before we're visited by the nemesis of the tropics.

Super Typhoon Maysak eyes Philippines

Philippines brace for possible direct hit from typhoon Maysak.

Online mapping tool shows storm surge risks

According to the hurricane center, storm surge is responsible for about half of all tropical weather-related deaths in the U.S.

Wilma anniversary continues to shatter record 9 years later

It's been 3,287 days. That's exactly nine years since Hurricane Wilma made landfall at Cape Romano, FL, near Naples on October 24th, 2005 with winds exceeding 111 mph. 


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