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Watchdog says govt blocking report on Trump-hurricane flap

A government watchdog says the Commerce Department is trying to block the findings of an investigation into the agency's role in rebuking forecasters who contradicted President Donald Trump’s inaccurate claims about the path of Hurricane Dorian last year.

NOAA predicts ‘above average’ 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season

We could be in for a busy hurricane season, which starts in less than two weeks.

Investigators seeking tips after Florida dolphins found shot, stabbed

After two dolphins were recently found dead in Florida, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is offering up to a $20,000 reward for any information that helps find out who is responsible.

US officials granting $29 million for coastal protection

Projects to protect Texas marshes from erosion and an Alaska village from the Bering Sea are getting help from some of the 44 grants awarded by the National Coastal Resilience Fund.
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‘I want a future’: Global youth protests urge climate action

Get ready to hear about global warming — or the "climate emergency " as the United Nations is calling it.

NOAA assailed for defending Trump’s Hurricane Dorian claim

Former top officials of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are assailing the agency for undermining its weather forecasters as it defends President Donald Trump's statement from days ago that Hurricane Dorian threatened Alabama.
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NOAA predicts 9-15 named storms in 2019 hurricane season

The 2019 hurricane season in the Atlantic basin starts June 1, and now we have an idea of how many tropical systems forecasters are expecting this year.

Hurricane Michael upgraded to Category 5 at landfall

Hurricane Michael, which devastated the Florida Panhandle last fall, was actually stronger than initially measured, prompting forecasters to posthumously upgrade it from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Friday.

NOAA maintains East Coast bluefish catch rules for this year

Federal fishing regulators say catch quotas and regulations for Atlantic bluefish will be about the same this year as they were in 2018.

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