User: irge304 Topic: Extreme Weather
Category: Hurricanes
Last updated: Jun 22 2017 17:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Heavy Rains And Flooding As Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall 22.6.2017 NPR News
States on the Gulf Coast are being hit with severe weather and floods as Tropical Storm Cindy moved inland Thursday morning in Louisiana.
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Tropical storm warning dropped for New Orleans as Cindy weakens slightly 21.6.2017 LA Times: Nation

Tropical Storm Cindy weakened slightly on Wednesday morning, and the New Orleans area was no longer under a tropical storm watch, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest update.

The tropical storm warning area is now smaller than it was Wednesday morning, stretching from San Luis Pass,...

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Serious flood risk for northern Gulf Coast from potential tropical storm 20.6.2017 Washington Post
Serious flood risk for northern Gulf Coast from potential tropical storm
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Two tropical storms are close to forming in the Atlantic, unusually early in the year 20.6.2017 Washington Post
Two tropical storms are close to forming in the Atlantic, unusually early in the year
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Tropical Storm Calvin forms in Pacific, hits southern Mexico 13.6.2017 Washington Post: World
Tropical Storm Calvin formed Monday in the Pacific Ocean and lashed parts of southern Mexico with rains and high winds in a coastal stretch that is home to beach communities popular with tourists.
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Tropical Storm Calvin forms off southern Mexico in Pacific 13.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Tropical Storm Calvin formed Monday in the Pacific Ocean off southern Mexico and was heading toward likely landfall along a stretch of the Oaxaca state coast that is home to beach communities popular with tourists. An afternoon bulletin from the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Calvin was centered about 70 miles […]
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Maduro wants to rewrite Venezuela’s constitution. That’s rocket fuel on the fire. 10.6.2017 Washington Post
Maduro wants to rewrite Venezuela’s constitution. That’s rocket fuel on the fire.
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Tropical Storm Beatriz moves ashore in southern Mexico 2.6.2017 Washington Post: World
Tropical Storm Beatriz soaked parts of southern Mexico with heavy rains after it moved ashore in an area of touristy beach communities Thursday night and began weakening.
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Tropical storm Beatriz nears coast of Mexico’s Oaxaca state 2.6.2017 Washington Post: World
Tropical Storm Beatriz formed in the Pacific Ocean and soaked parts of southern Mexico with heavy rains Thursday as it bore down on an area of touristy beach communities.
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Science Says: Weather forecasts improve, under the radar 2.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Make fun of the weatherman if you want but modern forecasts have quietly, by degrees, become much better. Meteorologists are now as good with their five-day forecasts as they were with their three-day forecasts in 2005. Both government and private weather forecasting companies are approaching the point where they get tomorrow’s high temperature right nearly 80 percent of the time. It was 66 percent 11 years ago, according to ForecastWatch , a private firm that rates accuracy of weat...
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Weather forecasts improve, under the radar 1.6.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Make fun of the weatherman if you want but modern forecasts have quietly, by degrees, become much better.
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New hurricane advisories will give deadlines for storm prep 1.6.2017 Seattle Times: Local
As hurricane season begins, the National Hurricane Center is going to try giving coastal residents a deadline: advisories showing when dangerous winds may hit particular areas, to help people know when it's time to put up shutters, or evacuate, and when it's too late for either.
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Science Says: Weather forecasts improve, under the radar 1.6.2017 AP Business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Make fun of the weatherman if you want but modern forecasts have quietly, by degrees, become much better....
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Disaster Agency To Weather Hurricane Season With No Leader, Proposed Cuts 1.6.2017 NPR News
As Hurricane season begins, there are concerns that FEMA, the federal agency in charge of dealing with disasters, may be less prepared than usual and hampered by proposed budget cuts.
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Homeland Security chief to meet with Haitian leaders 1.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Port-au-Prince, Haiti • The U.S. Homeland Security chief visited Haiti on Wednesday for a brief visit less than two weeks after the Trump administration suggested that 58,000 Haitians in the U.S. should get ready to return home. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly met privately with President Jovenel Moise and other officials on the grounds that used to house Haiti’s domed National Palace before it pancaked in a devastating 2010 earthquake. A U.S. statement says they’ll discuss “issues relate...
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Homeland Security chief to meet with Haitian leaders 1.6.2017 Washington Post: World
The U.S. Homeland Security chief visited Haiti on Wednesday for a brief visit less than two weeks after the Trump administration suggested that 58,000 Haitians in the U.S. should get ready to return home.
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Hurricane season is about to start, and experts predict it will be busier than usual 27.5.2017 LA Times: Nation

Message to residents on the East and Gulf coasts: Brace yourselves for a wet and worry-filled summer.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting an above-normal 2017 Hurricane Season, with five to nine hurricanes — two to four of them Category 3 (winds at least 111 mph) or...

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Hurricane season is about to start, and NOAA predicts it will be busier than usual 27.5.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Message to residents on the East and Gulf coasts: Brace yourselves for a wet and worry-filled summer.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting an above-normal 2017 Hurricane Season, with five to nine hurricanes — two to four of them Category 3 (winds at least 111 mph) or...

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NOAA Predicts 'Above-Normal' Activity In Atlantic Hurricane Season 25.5.2017 NPR News
"The season could be comparable to least year, which was the most active since 2012 with 15 named storms," said Gerry Bell of NOAA's Climate Prediction Center.
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Forecasters predict above-normal Atlantic hurricane season 25.5.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

MIAMI (AP) — Warm ocean waters could fuel an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season, while storm-suppressing El Nino conditions are expected to be scarce, U.S. government forecasters said Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecast calls for 11 to 17 named storms, with five to nine hurricanes. Two to four hurricanes are expected to be […]
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