NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Storm Barry formed off the coast of Louisiana on Thursday and threatened to blow ashore as a hurricane with drenching rains that could test the flood-control improvements made in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina 14 years ago.
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Do you remember the last time a hurricane started in Missouri?
ROANOKE — The Hurricane Hunters are used to dealing with lashing rain and turbulent clouds during their long missions through monster storms.
To hear National Hurricane Center director Ken Graham tell it, the most frightening hurricane of all is one that is on many people’s lips, but doesn’t really exist, yet causes many to let their guard down for life-threatening dangers.
Coastal regions of the Indian Ocean are experiencing a terrible hurricane season.
Hurricane Michael, which devastated a swath of the Florida Panhandle last fall, was actually stronger than initially measured, prompting forecasters to upgrade it from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5 storm, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday.
Hurricane hunter planes won’t be off-course when they land at Roanoke next month.
The number of billion-dollar weather disasters in the United States has more than doubled in recent years, as devastating hurricanes and ferocious wildfires that experts suspect are fueled in part by climate change have ravaged swaths of the country, according to data released by the federal government Wednesday.
"Climate change is here, and it's already costing tens of billions of dollars a year," one expert said.