Dangerous, life-threatening marine conditions — including tropical storm-force winds, rough seas, and rip currents — developed over the Atlantic waters off the Jersey Shore and New York as well as the Long Island Sound.
A storm that has lashed the Caribbean and the Florida Keys with pounding rain and gusty winds and complicated the search for survivors in a deadly condominium collapse has strengthened into a hurricane.
The storm was centered about 140 miles (225 kilometers) east of Kingston, Jamaica, and was speeding west-northwest at 23 mph (37 kph).
Tropical cyclone Elsa was upgraded to a Category 1 hurricane on the morning of Friday, July 2, as it hit Barbados with sustained winds of 74 mph, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said
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Hurricane Elsa's forecast continues to be uncertain beyond a few days. Some models bring it west into the Gulf of Mexico; others suggest it will take a more eastern path. Nearly all of Florida is in the forecast cone.
Elsa strengthened into the first hurricane of the Atlantic season on Friday as it battered the eastern Caribbean, where officials closed schools, businesses and airports under the threat of flash flooding and landslides.
The National Hurricane Center has issued tropical storm warnings for the central Gulf Coast ahead of the likely formation of Tropical Storm Claudette, which is expected to dump several inches of rain on Louisiana but stay west of Florida.
The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins June 1 and one of the names for this year has already been used.
Subtropical storm Ana formed in the Atlantic Ocean early Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center.
Forecasters at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center announced their 2021 hurricane season outlook, which suggests the United States should brace for another active season. Meanwhile, forecasters were watching two disturbances in the Atlantic.
The 2021 hurricane season will be another busy one, according to forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, but probably not quite as busy as last year’s record-shattering season.
Under the East Side Coastal Resiliency Plan, 4.2 miles of coastline from East 25th Street to Montgomery Street will be buried under 8 to 10 feet of landfill to elevate East River Park.
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.