Atlantic hurricane season

Scoot
July 11, 2019 - 12:29 pm
Why is it that tropical storms and hurricanes always seem to hit wherever Jim Cantore from The Weather Channels goes? One theory is that Cantore is so good at predicting where a storm will hit before specific landfall has been predicted that he is always there when the storm hits. The other theory...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 05, 2018 - 11:16 am
Forecasters are watching an area of disturbed weather headed from the Caribbean toward the Gulf of Mexico. "Showers and thunderstorms associated with an area of low pressure located near Cabo Gracias a Dios on the eastern border of Honduras and Nicaragua have become more concentrated," according to...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 10, 2018 - 6:44 am
Today is the statistical peak of the hurricane season, and Mother Nature is staying true to form with three hurricanes and an area that could develop on the tropical map. Historically, September 10th is the most active day in the Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. This year is no exception...
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August 06, 2018 - 12:46 pm
(WWL.com) Colorado State University hurricane researchers continue to predict a below average season. Researcher Phil Klotzbach says a major contributing factor is the cold temperature of the tropical Atlantic Ocean waters. “It is much colder than normal and that is very significant when it comes...
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July 03, 2018 - 9:39 am
(WWL.com) Colorado State forecasters are downgrading their expectations for this year’s hurricane season, now predicting a below average season for tropical activity. CSU Research Scientist Phillip Klotzbach says they now anticipate 10 more named storms, four hurricanes, and one major hurricane...
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The National Hurricane Center is calling for Subtropical Storm Alberto to make landfall near the Florida/Alabama line on Tuesday. WWL TV Meteorologist Chris Franklin says that means the worst of Alberto will not impact Louisiana. "The heaviest rain should remain well east as well with an...
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April 12, 2018 - 8:27 am
(AP) _ The names of four deadly hurricanes that slammed parts of the United States, Central America and the Caribbean last year are being retired. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that hurricane names Harvey, Irma, Maria and Nate will be replaced with Harold,...
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April 05, 2018 - 12:15 pm
(WWL.com) Colorado State Researchers are predicting above average activity for the upcoming hurricane season, but nothing like the historic 2017 season that devastated the gulf. 14 named storms are predicted for this year, below the 17 named storms last year. Dr. Michael Bell says there’s a one in...
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January 03, 2018 - 9:33 pm
(AP) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has revised its policies to allow houses of worship to apply for some federal aid to help deal with damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. FEMA announced Tuesday houses of worship no longer would be excluded from eligibility for FEMA aid. The agency...
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USA TODAY
December 05, 2017 - 8:33 am
(AP) - Many Texas residents affected by Hurricane Harvey say in a new survey that they're still not getting the help they need more than three months later. President Donald Trump also got lower marks than Congress or Texas leaders for his handling of the Category 4 storm that left Houston...
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