Tag Archives: Atlantic hurricane seasons

18May/20

Weather the Storm

Surging spring temperatures can bring volatility that translates into major weather events. The 2020 storm season could see above-average probability for major hurricanes hitting the United States coastline and the Caribbean, according to the annual Colorado State Tropical Meteorology Forecast. Read more

11Sep/17

Irma pounds central Florida, leaves trail of destruction

LAKELAND, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 11, 2017) (NBC) — Hurricane Irma pounded heavily populated areas of central Florida on Monday (September 11) as it carved through the state with high winds, storm surges and torrential rains that left millions without power, ripped roofs off homes and flooded city streets. Continue reading

11Sep/17

What is a storm surge?

A storm surge is an enormous mound of water that accumulates and is pushed ashore by hurricane winds. Continue reading

27Aug/17

Harvey weakens to tropical storm over Texas: Hurricane Center

Hurricane Harvey was downgraded to a tropical storm on Saturday as it slowly moved across southern Texas, causing major damage and prompting floodwaters to rise. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading

24Oct/15

Massive storm Patricia hits Mexico’s Pacific coast, but skirts big cities

Patricia, one of the strongest ever hurricanes, crashed into western Mexico with rain and winds of up to 165 mph (266 kph), hammering coastal areas but skirting major cities and causing less damage than feared.

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