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    (CNN)Hurricane season started less than two weeks ago and there's already something catching the attention of the National Hurricane Center. An area of low pressure in the Gulf of Mexico, which is presently disorganized, should be monitored, especially along the Gulf Coast through the end of next week. A possible US impact"Subsequent slow development of this system is possible as...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Less than one week into the start of the Atlantic Hurricane season, there is an area of low pressure which is forecast to develop over the Southwestern Caribbean later this week. The National Hurricane Center is giving this area a low potential of development, or 20% chance of become a tropical depression or storm, over the next...
    (CNN)During the record 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, something happened that many people overlooked -- hurricane forecasts improved. And that saved lives.With another active hurricane season expected, that's great news. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) believes it can build upon last year's success thanks to a targeted initiative, new strategies and updates to long-standing computer models.NOAA predicts 6th consecutive above-average hurricane...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — This is the second hurricane season where South Florida is preparing in a pandemic, but Miami-Dade and Broward Counties have new mayors this year, and many will be looking to them to be the voice of calm in a storm. “We know that storms are coming earlier and lasting longer,” said Daniella Levine Cava. READ MORE: Bye-Bye...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Whether you have frisky feline, a singing canary, or a cool golden doodle, you need to prepare for hurricane season with your pet in mind. Cherie Wachter of the Humane Society of Broward says getting ready for storm season means getting your beloved pets ready. READ MORE: Miami Proud: Miami Musician Part Of Barrier-Breaking Classical Music Trio...
    Cameron Parish, Louisiana, after Hurricane Rita in 2005. Mark Faram/ZUMA Let our journalists help you make sense of the noise: Subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter and get a recap of news that matters.Tuesday marked the official start of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season, a foreboding milestone coinciding with the meteorological summer—and a precursor for fire season in the...
    With an "above-normal" Atlantic hurricane season underway, researchers at NASA have partnered with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and other organizations to provide critical forecast data that could potentially save lives. While astronauts on board the International Space Station are able to observe and take photos from an average altitude of approximately 250 miles, georeferencing the images for...
                        It is officially the beginning of hurricane season and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts an above-average number of named storms in 2021. As stated on NOAA’s website, forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-average season, a 30% chance of an average season, while predicting...
    The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season is here, and Georgia Power is encouraging its 2.6 million customers to prepare for an expected active Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, as the official start of hurricane season begins today, June 1. Georgia Power reminds customers to keep...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — June 1 marked the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane season. From now until November 30, WJZ’s weather team will be tracking and following any storms that develop in the Atlantic, the Caribbean or the Gulf of Mexico. READ MORE: Prince Georges County Twin Sisters Celebrate 100th Birthday This year is expected to be active once again,...
    The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season is here, and Georgia Power is encouraging its 2.6 million customers to prepare for an expected active Atlantic hurricane season. Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, as the official start of hurricane season begins today, June 1. Georgia Power reminds customers to keep...
    NOAA's GOES-East satellite captured this image of Hurricane Laura on August 26, 2020 as it approached the Gulf Coast. (NOAA) The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is predicting another above-normal, active Atlantic Hurricane Season for 2021. The season officially begins today, June 1, and runs through November 30. NOAA...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City has revised its hurricane evacuation zone just in time for the start of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.The city's six zones have been updated to include new data and more accurately define areas prone to flooding.It's also relaunching it's "Know Your Zone" hurricane awareness campaign, designed to encourage New Yorkers to find...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Wednesday marks the start of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. And now is the time to plan and prepare for how to stay safe both during and after a potential storm. Eyewitness News spoke with Lt. Lisa Desamour with the Philadelphia Fire Department about how to properly use a portable generator. READ MORE: Sixers Doc Rivers Strongly...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – With Tuesday marking the official start to the hurricane season, the mayor of Miami and other city officials gathered to talk about the importance of being storm ready. “Some of the steps that us residents can take right now: Trim your trees. Call 311 for trees that are on public property. Gather important documents for safekeeping. Check...
    MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – It’s the start of June and the official start of hurricane season. That’s why officials from across New York state gathered at Red Cross on Long Island, to urge residents to start planning and packing for what may come. READ MORE: Pride Month Kicks Off Worldwide After Year Of Pandemic Cancelations As CBS2’s Vanessa Murdock reports, images...
    GENEVA - The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) warns the United States and countries in the Caribbean and Central America to be prepared for what is expected to be another above-normal Atlantic hurricane season. The outlook for this year’s hurricane season, which began Tuesday, is grim. Last year’s record-breaking season had 30 named tropical storms, including 19 hurricanes, six of...
    Amazon unveiled plans to open its first disaster relief hub to help store emergency supplies for front-line workers ahead of hurricane season in the southeast, the Caribbean, and Central America. The company announced the opening of the hub in Atlanta on Tuesday, which will stock more than a half-million donated relief supplies to prepare for natural disasters. "We’ve created the...
    June 1 marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season.  After months of already hazardous weather conditions for residents of southern and coastal states, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said last month that the U.S. was likely to be hit with another "above-normal" season. THESE LOCATIONS NAMED MOST AT RISK FOR 2021 ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON Forecasters predicted...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/NSF) — It’s here. It’s June first and that means it’s the official start of the six-month Atlantic hurricane season, with experts predicting an above-average year for storms. Nobody knows for sure what will happen. Chances are, things will be relatively quiet until August. Then, as shown by the August landfalls of Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and Hurricane Charley...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Today, June 1st, is the start of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. The season lasts for six months, ending November 30th. The bulk of activity occurs from August 1st to October 31st. This year’s official forecast for the Atlantic calls for another active season with a 60 percent chance for an above average active season. The chance...
    At FPL, safety is the cornerstone of our commitment to customers and employees. FPL urges Floridians to be prepared and be aware of potential safety hazards at all times, especially before, during and after severe weather. As Florida continues its pandemic recovery, please maintain a safe, social distance of at least six feet from any crews working to keep your...
    (CNN)As Hurricane Matthew whipped up Florida's Atlantic coast in 2016, Beth Williby got scared."That hurricane, in particular, just got my back up," the Jacksonville mom of four recalled. "So, I did what any modern woman would do, and I Googled: Who do you pray to for protection from hurricanes?"NOAA predicts 6th consecutive above-average hurricane seasonHer top result delivered the odd...
    (CNN)The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season officially begins today, and it is forecast to be yet another busy one. With an active season in mind, Amazon and the Red Cross are hoping a brand new disaster relief hub and partnership will allow for a faster response to locations hit by hurricanes and other natural disasters."Our disaster relief and response team is...
    The West Coast is in the midst of a heat wave with temperatures soaring over 100 degrees over Memorial Day weekend, as the Northeast dries off from a wet holiday and readies for hurricane season. Temperatures reached up to 106 degrees in central California Monday, with much of the middle portion of the state under an excessive heat warning, according...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The 2020 hurricane season earned the title of the most active year for hurricanes on record. The forecast called for an extremely active hurricane season which began with the first named storm before the official start of the season. By the middle of the season, it looked like those forecasts would be correct and by the end,...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The 2020 hurricane season was not only the most active season on record, it was just the second time ever we exhausted the list of pre-planned hurricane names and spilled over into the Greek Alphabet. The first time was in 2005. READ MORE: Mass Shooting: 2 Dead, Over 20 Injured In NW Miami-Dade As a result, in March,...
    With June quickly approaching, the beginning of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is here. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced earlier this month that the U.S. is likely to be hit with another "above-normal" year, with 13 to 20 total named storms.  NOAA PREDICTS ANOTHER BUSY ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON The agency predicted that six to 10 of those...
    With the 2021 Hurricane Season officially beginning on June 1, Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King is reminding all Georgians that now is the time to revisit your homeowners, renters, or business insurance policies to ensure you have sufficient coverage for potential damages from future storms. In addition,...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/NSF) — It’s almost that time of year again. The six-month hurricane season starts Tuesday, June 1 with experts predicting an above-average year for storms. Nobody knows for sure what will happen. Chances are, things will be relatively quiet until August. Then, as shown by the August landfalls of Hurricane Andrew in 1992 and Hurricane Charley in 2004, all bets...
                        Less than a week from the start of hurricane season, an estimated 53,205 homeowners insurance policyholders in Florida will have their policies cancelled or nonrenewed after approval by the Florida Office of Financial Regulation. The Florida regulator approved Office of Insurance Regulation consent orders for three Florida-based insurance...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – State Attorney General Ashley Moody was in South Florida on Tuesday to urge Floridians to prepare for hurricane season. “They’re predicting this year to be very active,” said Moody. “13 to 20 named storms and a possible 6 to 10 hurricanes.” READ MORE: COVID Pandemic Continues As Start Of Hurricane Season Approaches Moody announced the state’s...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) — Florida emergency-management workers aren’t approaching this year’s hurricane season as anything basic, but they are looking forward to what the new state director calls the ABCs — “Anything But COVID.” As the six-month hurricane season officially begins June 1, the Florida Division of Emergency Management will have surpassed 450 days responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. READ MORE:...
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    Ahead of what is forecast to be an above-normal hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin, the U.S. government is doubling funding to prepare communities for such storms or other extreme weather events.   "We have to be ready when disaster strikes," President Joe Biden said on a visit to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) headquarters Monday afternoon.   "Today's briefing...
    Saying that his administration will "spare no expense," President Biden on Monday announced that he is doubling funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) extreme weather preparations. "FEMA’s going to make $1 billion available to the states, territories, tribes and rural communities" through the Building, Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC) program, Biden said after a briefing at FEMA’s headquarters. NOAA...
    TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) — Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody released the 2021 Hurricane Preparedness Guide on Monday, about one week ahead of the official start of the Atlantic Hurricane season. The hurricane preparedness guide has information about major storms, how to prepare your home for a hurricane strike and how to avoid scams in the aftermath of a storm. READ MORE:...
    (CNN)Here is a look at the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.FactsThe 2021 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. The areas covered include the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea.The National Weather Service defines a hurricane as a "tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 74 mph (64 knots) or higher."Hurricanes are rated according to...
    Subtropical storm Ana formed in the Atlantic Ocean early Saturday, according to the National Hurricane Center. Ana was located about 200 miles northeast of Bermuda with maximum sustained winds of 45 mph, the hurricane center said in a 5 a.m. advisory. The system was expected to continue its slow and erratic motion, and then dissipate in a few days, forecasters...
    (CNN)Subtropical Storm Ana formed early Saturday morning, becoming the first named storm of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. This now marks the seventh year in a row in which at least one named storm has formed prior to the start of Atlantic hurricane season which officially begins June 1. This is not the first year that a subtropical storm has...
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Thursday that it is expecting an above-normal Atlantic hurricane season but not what the federal agency called last year’s “historic level of storm activity.” “Forecasters predict a 60 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 30 percent chance of a near-normal season, and a 10 percent chance of a below-normal season,” the announcement...
    There's stormy weather ahead, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which has updated its Climate Prediction Center to indicate an uptick in named storms and hurricanes. While NOAA had been using the period between 1981 to 2000 as the 30-year period of record to make estimates about upcoming hurricane seasons, it is now shifting to 1991 to 2020....
    Originally Published by: Can I drink after getting the COVID-19 vaccine? MIT professor who put crib in his office to support his grad student goes viral Hurricane forecasters tracking two disturbances ahead of Atlantic season The U.S. is likely to be hit with another “above-normal” Atlantic hurricane season in 2021.  At a virtual...
    U.S. meteorologists are predicting an above-average hurricane season this year, a new report said Thursday. “Forecasters predict a 60% chance of an above-normal season, a 30% chance of a near-normal season, and a 10% chance of a below-normal season,” the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said in a press release. JUST IN: NOAA forecasters predict an above-normal 2021 Atlantic...
    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Friday it was continuing to track two disturbances ahead of the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season on June 1.  One of the areas of disturbance is reportedly located over the Atlantic Ocean around 450 miles east-northeast of Bermuda.  NOAA PREDICTS ANOTHER BUSY ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON In a...
    (CNN)As if one area to watch wasn't enough, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) is now monitoring a second region in the Atlantic Ocean basin for the potential formation of a tropical storm system.The center has already been watching an area over the North Atlantic, east of Bermuda. Meteorologists have designated this area with the name Invest 90L, which indicates a...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- The Atlantic hurricane season will be busier than normal, but it's unlikely to be as crazy as 2020's record-shattering year, meteorologists said Thursday.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasted that the hurricane season, which runs from June through November, will see 13 to 20 named storms. Six to 10 of those storms will become hurricanes and...