Atlantic tropical cyclone name lists repeat every six years unless a storm is so deadly or costly that its name is retired from future lists.
Meteorologists are discussing whether the Atlantic hurricane season should start on May 15 instead of the traditional June 1 because of warmer waters and earlier storms.
Meteorologists are still trying to understand how the energy from the ocean gets into the atmosphere of the hurricane. NOAA is working with the private sector on three drones with better sensors and longer endurance.
A record-breaking 2020 Atlantic hurricane season officially comes to an end on Nov. 30, and it was one of the history books. However, it's important to note tropical storms could continue to develop past Monday, reports NOAA.
Hurricane Iota has roared ashore as a dangerous Category 4 storm along almost exactly the same stretch of Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast that was devastated by an equally powerful Hurricane Eta 13 days earlier.
Hurricane Iota is now a dangerous Category 5 storm that is likely to bring catastrophic damage to the same part of Central America already battered this month by powerful Hurricane Eta.
Hurricane Iota is rapidly gaining strength after becoming the 13th hurricane of the Atlantic season.
Some parts of the Carolinas saw three to seven inches of rainfall by Thursday afternoon.
Tropical Storm Theta — which formed overnight and broke a record as the 29th named Atlantic storm of the season — is chugging east toward Europe on the cusp of hurricane status.
Florida is bracing for more impacts from Tropical Storm Eta, which has already brought heavy rains and flooded city streets in the state.
A strengthening Tropical Storm Eta cut across Cuba on Sunday, and forecasters say it's likely to be a hurricane before hitting the Florida Keys Sunday night or Monday.
As the remnants of Hurricane Eta moved back over Caribbean waters, governments worked to tally the displaced and dead and recover bodies from landslides and flooding that claimed dozens of lives from Guatemala to Panama.
Eta is moving over Honduras as a weakened tropical depression but still bringing the heavy rains that have caused deadly landslides while drenching the country’s east and the north of neighboring Nicaragua.
The heart of powerful Hurricane Eta began has moving ashore in Nicaragua with devastating winds and rains that have already destroyed rooftops and caused rivers to overflow.
Storm destruction caused polling places to be moved in Louisiana, and utility companies and election officials scrambled to restore power, or make sure generators were available, at polling places in Louisiana, Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.
Eta has been upgraded to a hurricane and threatens to bring heavy rain, storm surge, landslides and more to parts of Central America and the Caribbean.
Trees on top of buses and cars. Roofs ripped off homes. Boats pushed onshore.
Zeta sped across the Southeast on Thursday, leaving a trail of damage and more than 2.5 million homes and businesses without power in Atlanta and beyond after pounding New Orleans with winds and water.
The New York area is expected to see heavy rainfall through Friday.
An average season sees six hurricanes and 12 named storms. This extraordinarily busy season has focused attention on climate change, which scientists say is causing wetter, stronger and more destructive storms.