Hurricane Season
Beach visitors experience minor effects from Beryl
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 4:16pm.

As Tropical Depression Beryl makes its way to Southeastern North Carolina, beachgoers have noticed some changes during their time on the shoreline this afternoon.

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StarNews hurricane special hits stands Sunday
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 05/25/2012 - 9:50am.

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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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STORMTRACK 3: NOAA Predicts near-normal Hurricane Season
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Thu, 05/24/2012 - 10:10am.

Conditions in the atmosphere and the ocean favor a near-normal hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin this season, NOAA announced today from Miami. Their forecast calls for 9-15 storms, 7-10 hurricanes, and 1-3 major hurricanes.

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STORMTRACK 3: Alberto now a tropical depression, heading out to sea
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 05/22/2012 - 2:00am.

A tropical storm no more, tropical depression Alberto exits into the Atlantic. No impacts here locally with the system.

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Early start to Hurricane Season not worrying beach visitors
Submitted by Katie Harden on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 3:22pm.

With the first tropical storm already off the east coast, many say the 2012 Hurricane Season is starting early, but they're not worried about it.

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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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With 1 month to go, emergency agencies practice for hurricane season
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 05/01/2012 - 2:33pm.

video Hurricane season is just one month away. Emergency officials are getting a head start on possible storms by putting their training to use in a simulation drill in Wilmington. In the simulation, the fictional Hurricane André is bearing down on New Hanover County. The Category 3 hurricane is eerily similar to Hurricane Fran, but following the same track as Hurricane Hazel.

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NCSU researchers predict average hurricane season
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 04/10/2012 - 1:37pm.

Researchers at North Carolina State University are predicting a relatively average hurricane season, but say even minor storms can still cause serious problems when they make landfall.

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Hurricane Season 2011 comes to an end
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Wed, 11/30/2011 - 9:11am.

video Hurricane season comes to an end today. The year was an active one, with 19 named storms. But only Hurricane Irene made landfall in the US.

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