National Hurricane Center News

Quiet Atlantic Hurricane Season Coming to End

The Atlantic hurricane season will officially end November 30, and will be remembered as a relatively quiet season as was predicted, according to weather scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “Fortunately, much of the U.S. coastline was …

Desktop Hurricane Tool Shows Storm Risk in Neighborhoods

When a hurricane comes ashore, there are so many dangers: tree-snapping winds, torrential downpours and even tornadoes spawned by the tempest itself. But it’s the wall of water that tropical systems push onto land, known as storm surge, that tops …

Tropical Storm Heads to Mexico’s Western Coast

With just about a month left in the eastern Pacific’s hurricane season, Mexico is once again the target of a tropical system on its western coast. The latest system, Tropical Storm Vance, was drifting west in the Pacific Ocean with …

Remnants of Hurricanes Still Can Be Powerful – and Dangerous

A hurricane may lose its name, its structure and even its place on National Hurricane Center tracking maps. None of that is a guarantee the storm’s meteorological energy won’t keep making mischief. While still-dangerous storm remnants — let’s call them …

Tropical Storm Polo Could Grow to Hurricane Off Mexico Coast

Tropical storm Polo could become a hurricane off Mexico’s Pacific Coast on Thursday the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday. On Tuesday morning Polo was about 275 miles (440km) south of Mexico’s famous beach resort of Acapulco and …

Tropical Storm Odile in Pacific Threatens Mexico

Tropical Storm Odile off the west coast of Mexico is forecast to become a hurricane tomorrow. Odile, with top winds of 50 miles (80 kilometers) per hour, was 210 miles southwest of Lazaro Cardenas, Mexico, moving west at 2 mph, …

Hurricane Norbert Moving up Mexico’s West Coast; Strengthening Expected: NHC

The National Hurricane Center in Miami is tracking Hurricane Norbert, the 14th named Western Pacific storm of the season, as it moves up the West coast of Mexico towards the Baja Peninsula. The NHC’s most recent bulletin at 2:00 A.M. …

Hurricane Cristobal to Pass North of Bermuda; No Threat to U.S.

The most recent report from the National Hurricane Center in Miami, at 5:00 A.M. EDT, notes that Cristobal is now hurricane strength with maximum sustained winds of 80 mph – 130 km/h, and “some strengthening is possible during the next …

Pacific Hurricane Marie Weakens to Category 1 Storm; No Warnings in Place: NHC

The most recent report from the National Hurricane Center in Miami, at 8:00 P.M. PDT, indicates that Hurricane Marie is “gradually weakening over colder water.” The storm, located around 1190 kms [740 miles] west of the southern tip of Baja …

TS Cristobal – Season’s 3rd Storm – Triggers Caribbean Warnings; No U.S. Threat

The National Hurricane Center in Miami has finally been able to give the third weather disturbance of the current hurricane season a name – Tropical Storm Cristobal. According to the 5:00 A.M. bulletin from the NHC Cristobal is “expected to …