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  • Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria & Nate were so destructive their names are getting retired

    Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria & Nate were so destructive their names are getting retired

    Thursday, April 12 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-04-12 14:45:11 GMT
    Thursday, April 12 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-04-12 14:45:11 GMT
    Hurricane Maria as a Category 5 storm. It made landfall on Puerto Rico as a Category 4. (Source: NOAA)Hurricane Maria as a Category 5 storm. It made landfall on Puerto Rico as a Category 4. (Source: NOAA)

    Damage from the storms cost the U.S. $250 billion. The 2017 was the fifth-most active hurricane season on record.

    Damage from the storms cost the U.S. $250 billion. The 2017 was the fifth-most active hurricane season on record.

  • Get ready: 'Above-average' hurricane season is forecast

    Get ready: 'Above-average' hurricane season is forecast

    Thursday, April 5 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-04-05 15:10:25 GMT
    Thursday, April 5 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-04-05 15:20:52 GMT

    CSU predictions are for 14 named storms, 7 hurricanes and 3 major hurricanes.

    CSU predictions are for 14 named storms, 7 hurricanes and 3 major hurricanes.

  • Historical tracks of tropical cyclones

    Historical tracks of tropical cyclones

    Saturday, September 5 2015 1:38 AM EDT2015-09-05 05:38:03 GMT
    Friday, March 2 2018 1:11 PM EST2018-03-02 18:11:11 GMT
    image: National Hurricane Centerimage: National Hurricane Center
    image: National Hurricane Centerimage: National Hurricane Center
    The National Hurricane Center has records of tropical cyclones dating back to 1949 for the East Pacific, and 1851 for the Atlantic.  The images below are the tracks of all of the tropical cyclones, hurricanes, and major hurricanes (category 3 or greater).
    The National Hurricane Center has records of tropical cyclones dating back to 1949 for the East Pacific, and 1851 for the Atlantic.  The images below are the tracks of all of the tropical cyclones, hurricanes, and major hurricanes (category 3 or greater).
  • Tropical Cyclone Evolution

    Tropical Cyclone Evolution

    Wednesday, June 10 2015 7:08 PM EDT2015-06-10 23:08:29 GMT
    Friday, March 2 2018 1:10 PM EST2018-03-02 18:10:54 GMT
    Tropical storms are large-scale events, that can bring a lot of rain into Mexico and the desert Southwest. Warm, moist air is lifted into the atmosphere when the sea surface temperatures climb higher late in the Summer.Usually, tropical cyclones begin with a cluster of disorganized thunderstorms. 
    Tropical storms are large-scale events, that can bring a lot of rain into Mexico and the desert Southwest. Warm, moist air is lifted into the atmosphere when the sea surface temperatures climb higher late in the Summer.Usually, tropical cyclones begin with a cluster of disorganized thunderstorms. 
  • What shipwrecks, tree rings tell us about hurricanes

    What shipwrecks, tree rings tell us about hurricanes

    Tuesday, March 8 2016 4:53 PM EST2016-03-08 21:53:42 GMT
    Tuesday, March 8 2016 5:23 PM EST2016-03-08 22:23:12 GMT
    Photo credit: noaanews.noaa.govPhoto credit: noaanews.noaa.gov
    A new study led by researchers at the University of Arizona uses tree-ring records combined with records of Spanish shipwrecks to show that the period from 1645 to 1715 had the fewest Caribbean hurricanes since the year 1500.

    A new study led by researchers at the University of Arizona uses tree-ring records combined with records of Spanish shipwrecks to show that the period from 1645 to 1715 had the fewest Caribbean hurricanes since the year 1500.

  • It was the calm before the storm of Hurricane Iniki — and Kauai didn't know what it was in for

    It was the calm before the storm of Hurricane Iniki — and Kauai didn't know what it was in for

    Monday, September 11 2017 11:23 PM EDT2017-09-12 03:23:53 GMT
    Hurricane Iniki in 1992Hurricane Iniki in 1992

    Monday marks 25 years since Iniki pummeled Kauai.

    Monday marks 25 years since Iniki pummeled Kauai.

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