National Hurricane Center (NHC) News

Meteorologists Tracking Potential Storm Threats Across Atlantic

While a tropical storm approaches Bermuda, the threat of more powerful systems is expanding across the Atlantic, from the Gulf of Mexico to Africa. Tropical Storm Paulette probably will become a hurricane on Sept. 13 as it nears Bermuda, possibly …

Tropical Storm Isaias Spawns Tornadoes, Leaves Thousands Without Power in Carolinas

After bringing heavy rain and flooding to Florida over the weekend, Tropical Storm Isaias began its attacking up the Southeast coast Monday, killing at least one person after a tornado it spawned obliterated a mobile home park in North Carolina. …

Isaias Regained Hurricane Strength Before Hitting Carolinas

HATTERAS ISLAND, N.C., Aug 3, 10:26 PM — Isaias regained hurricane strength on Monday night just hours before it was due to make landfall in the Carolinas and churn its way up the U.S. East Coast toward Washington, Philadelphia and …

Tropical Storm Bertha to Bring Heavy Rain to South Carolina

A tropical storm that quickly formed off the coast of South Carolina on Wednesday threatened to unleash heavy rainfall that could produce life-threatening flash flooding after making landfall near Charleston, the National Hurricane Center said. With maximum sustained winds of …

Update: Tropical Storm Imelda Makes Landfall on Texas Coast

A tropical depression in the Gulf of Mexico that quickly upgraded into Tropical Storm Imelda has made landfall on the Texas coast near Freeport. The National Hurricane Center said the storm likely will produce life-threatening flash flooding in some parts …

Real Hurricane ‘Season Within a Season’ About to Begin

Don’t be lulled by a quiet June and July, the real Atlantic hurricane season is about to kick off. The hurricane season generally runs from June 1 to the end of November. But the next six weeks — “the season …

More Rain Expected in Already Soggy South Carolina

The soggy remnants of Florence keep causing chaos in coastal South Carolina long after the hurricane swirled ashore, with rivers still flowing far beyond their banks and a new storm gathering more rain just offshore. Authorities urged up to 8,000 …

Tropical Storm Gordon to Become Hurricane, Strike Gulf Coast Tuesday; Flood Damage Expected

Tropical Storm Gordon will grow into a hurricane as it grazes offshore natural gas and oil fields, where it has already sparked evacuations, before coming ashore over the lower Mississippi Valley later on Tuesday or early Wednesday. Gordon, with top …

National Hurricane Center Gets New Leader

A meteorologist who aided emergency response efforts along the Gulf Coast after the 2010 oil spill has been tapped to lead the U.S. government’s hurricane forecasting hub in Miami. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that Kenneth Graham …

National Hurricane Center Updates Hurricane Irma Death Toll

The death toll from Hurricane Irma’s catastrophic rampage across the Caribbean and the southeastern U.S. has risen to 44 fatalities directly caused by its strong winds and heavy rains, plus 85 fatalities indirectly linked to the storm, according to a …