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  • LEARN ABOUT HURRICANESLearn About HurricanesMore>>

  • All About Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

    All About Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

    MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Our atmosphere is composed of all types of gases, particles, and molecules.  Some of these only make up a very small fraction of the total mass of the Earth's atmosphere, but
    Our atmosphere is composed of all types of gases, particles, and molecules.  Some of these only make up a very small fraction of the total mass of the Earth's atmosphere, but yet are equally important.
  • What is a hurricane?

    What do you actually know about hurricanes? Click here to find out.

    The ingredients for a hurricane include a pre-existing weather disturbance, warm tropical oceans, moisture, and relatively light winds aloft. If the right conditions persist long enough, they can combine
  • The Saffir-Simpson Scale

    The Saffir-Simpson scale is used to rank hurricanes on a scale from 1-5.  Click here to learn more about the scale.
  • 10th anniversary of KatrinaRemembering KatrinaMore>>

  • FIRST ALERT: Excessive heavy rainfall and strong storms possible this week

    FIRST ALERT: Excessive heavy rainfall and strong storms possible this week

    Monday, March 26 2018 6:07 PM EDT2018-03-26 22:07:49 GMT

    Some places will pick up 3-6"+ of rain by the end of the week!

    Some places will pick up 3-6"+ of rain by the end of the week!

  • Katrina Untold: Robin Roberts, In Her Own Words

    Katrina Untold: Robin Roberts, In Her Own Words

    Sunday, August 23 2015 10:08 PM EDT2015-08-24 02:08:28 GMT
    Tuesday, January 30 2018 3:43 PM EST2018-01-30 20:43:32 GMT
    Robin Roberts talks about the resilience of South Missisisppians following Hurricane KatrinaRobin Roberts talks about the resilience of South Missisisppians following Hurricane Katrina
    For decades Robin Roberts has been a Staple on American television. She began her television career at WDAM.
    For decades Robin Roberts has been a Staple on American television. She began her television career at WDAM.
  • West Gulfport residents proud of progress since Katrina

    West Gulfport residents proud of progress since Katrina

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 6:31 PM EDT2015-08-25 22:31:42 GMT
    Wednesday, August 26 2015 6:54 AM EDT2015-08-26 10:54:08 GMT
    Ten years later, the smell is long gone and new residents are discovering West Gulfport. (Photo source: WLOX)Ten years later, the smell is long gone and new residents are discovering West Gulfport. (Photo source: WLOX)
    West Gulfport residents not only faced Hurricane Katrina destruction 10 years ago, they also found their neighborhoods littered with rotting chickens and giant rolls of paper.
    West Gulfport residents not only faced Hurricane Katrina destruction 10 years ago, they also found their neighborhoods littered with rotting chickens and giant rolls of paper.
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  • Hurricane winds

    Hurricane winds

    A landfalling hurricane's intensity is expressed in terms of categories that relate wind speeds and potential damage.
    The intensity of a landfalling hurricane is expressed in terms of categories that relate wind speeds and potential damage.
  • Rainfall and flooding

    Rainfall and flooding

    Learn your vulnerability to flooding by determining the elevation of your property.
    Learn your vulnerability to flooding by determining the elevation of your property.
  • Storm surge

    Storm surge

    The greatest potential for loss of life related to a hurricane is from the storm surge.
    The greatest potential for loss of life related to a hurricane is from the storm surge!
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