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Online mapping tool shows US storm surge risks
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 11/06/2014 - 4:55pm.

A new online mapping tool from the National Hurricane Center shows the risks of storm surge from Texas to Maine. The hurricane center launched the interactive map Tuesday.

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Atlantic hurricane season weakest so far since '83
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:20pm.

This year's Atlantic hurricane season has had fewer storms to this point of the year than any since 1983, with only five named storms.

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NOAA trims forecast for busy hurricane season
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/08/2013 - 11:25am.

videoFederal forecasters are slightly reducing their prediction for a busy Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration updated its hurricane season forecast Thursday, trimming back the number of hurricanes they expect this year to between six and nine.

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Sandy criticism prompts change in storm warnings
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 04/04/2013 - 12:51pm.

videoThe National Hurricane Center is changing the way it issues hurricane and tropical storm watches and warnings after being criticized over its handling of Superstorm Sandy.

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New hurricane center head turned fear into career
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/11/2012 - 7:47am.

Hurricanes used to frighten the National Hurricane Center's new director when he was growing up in Florida and Texas.

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Forecasters applying lessons learned from Irene
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 05/24/2012 - 12:51pm.

The director of the National Hurricane Center in Miami says forecasters are trying to apply lessons from Hurricane Irene's destruction to their storm preparedness message this year.

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New director named for National Hurricane Center
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/18/2012 - 3:15pm.

The US government's hurricane forecasting hub in Miami has chosen The Weather Channel's tropical weather expert to be its next chief.

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Hurricane officials: No more tape for windows
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/27/2012 - 8:09am.

Officials with the National Hurricane Center have a message for residents living in hurricane-prone areas: Don't tape your windows.

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Hurricane Center chief predicts longer forecasts
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 5:04pm.

The director of the National Hurricane Center expects the agency soon will be able to project storm positions a week ahead of time.

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ONLY ON 3: Hurricane Hunters provide vital forecasting tool
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Wed, 05/25/2011 - 5:20pm.

video When the tropics get active, the famous Hurricane Hunter aircraft are meteorologists' eye in the sky. These are more than just planes. They are working laboratories sent on missions that would make most queasy.

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