Model could create hurricane forecasts up to 18 months in advance

Every spring, researchers publish their projected forecasts of the upcoming hurricane season—how many storms may form, and how severe they may be. But what if you could create these forecasts up to a year and a half in ...

La Nina develops during peak hurricane season

A La Nina climate pattern has developed and is likely to persist through the winter, according to an advisory issued today by NOAA's Climate Prediction Center.

Are hurricanes strengthening more rapidly?

Hurricane Laura blew up quickly as it headed for the Louisiana coast, intensifying from a tropical storm to a major hurricane in less than 24 hours. By the time it made it landfall, it was a powerful Category 4 hurricane ...

Scientists search for predictability in future hurricanes

Researchers in Florida International University's Institute of Environment are arming scientists with a database that could improve impact predictions of hurricanes on coastal communities and hopefully improve resiliency ...

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