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Could rain storm in Gulf turn tropical?

August is prime-time for tropical development. Could 'Tropical Storm Danny' be on Florida's doorstep?

Almost August, when tropics wake up

Hurricane forecasters are watching three systems in the tropics that have potential to develop. One in the Pacific Ocean could become a major hurricane and threaten Hawaii in about a week.

Tropical Storm Bill makes landfall in Texas

Tropical Storm Bill makes landfall on the Texas coast with sustained winds of up to 60 miles an hour. It's also bringing heavy rain that's expected to cause widespread flooding in a state…

Prepare your pet kit for hurricane season

It's important to create a hurricane preparedness kit for your family, but many forget to include supplies for their pets.


Fla. at greatest risk for storm surge damage

The Sunshine State stands to lose the most if a hurricane makes landfall this year, as more than 2.5 million homes in Florida -- 175,045 in greater Jacksonville -- are at risk of being damaged by…


Survey: 42% don't prepare for hurricanes

An AAA survey released Monday -- the first day of the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season -- finds that 42 percent of Florida and Georgia residents do not make advanced preparations for tropical weather.

Years without hurricanes will end someday

For millions of Americans living in the hurricane zones on the Gulf and East coasts, recent decades have been quiet -- maybe too quiet.

2015 hurricane season begins Monday

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Ready or not, hurricane season is here

While Florida hasn't been hit with a hurricane in nearly a decade, we're still paying for it as another tropical season begins.

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Obama: Texas storms reminder to prepare

During a visit to the National Hurricane Center in Miaimi, President Barack Obama says the deadly flooding in Texas is a reminder that it is never too early to prepare for natural disasters.

Warning against crooked contractors

With hurricane season right around the corner, there is the threat of storm damage to your home.

NOAA releases hurricane season outlook

We're less than a week away from the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season. While a quiet season is expected, it only takes one to make it a really bad year!

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.


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