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NOAA trims forecast for busy hurricane season

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.

Sandy criticism prompts change in storm warnings

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.

New hurricane center head turned fear into career

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

Forecasters applying lessons learned from Irene

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.

New director named for National Hurricane Center

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

Hurricane officials: No more tape for windows

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

Hurricane Center chief predicts longer forecasts

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

ONLY ON 3: Hurricane Hunters provide vital forecasting tool

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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