KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (AP) — Arthur has been downgraded to a tropical storm, but its winds are still near-hurricane strength as they lash Can…
MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Arthur has been downgraded to a tropical storm as it churns north toward Canada.
Arthur is still a hurricane but just barely holding on to that status. It is rapidly moving toward the NE at over 30 mph.
As of 11 p.m. Arthur still has winds around its center at 100 mph, keeping it a category 2 hurricane. The center is now making landfall into C…
The first named storm of the season is forecast to move up the east coast.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Which scares you more: Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria? A new study finds that people are slightly less likely to fle…
SARASOTA, Fla. – Sunday marked the official start of the 2014 hurricane season, and experts say now is the time to prepare.
The 2014 hurricane season starts June 1st. ABC 7 and MySuncoast.com has the information you need to prepare for any potential storm.
SARASOTA, Fla. -- With less than a week before the 2014 hurricane season begins, tropical storm Arthur may be forming during that first week.…
BRADENTON, Fla. - The 2014 hurricane season officially starts June 1st and runs through November. Thursday, Sarasota and Manatee County emerge…
NOAA Hurricane Re-analysis Project: 1969 Hurricane Camille.
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — South Florida officials are expected to approve a plan for a new mainland hurricane shelter for Florida Keys residents a…
The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane season will officially end this Saturday Nov. 30th. It will go down as the one of the weakest on record. With only…
TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) -- The day after Typhoon Haiyan struck the eastern Philippine coast, a team of 15 doctors and logistics experts was…
MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- One of the strongest storms on record slammed into the central Philippines on Friday, killing at least four people…
Tropical storm Gabrielle forms in Caribbean
ABC 7 Storm Team - An area of disturbed weather near the Eastern Caribbean has a good chance of becoming the next tropical cyclone of the Atla…
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
NOAA study finds fishing tops U.S. lightning death activities
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Sarasota, Fla. -- The 2013 hurricane season was a bust for many prognosticators, who were predicting a very active season. As it turned out th…
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