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Thursday, Apr 20, 2017 at 05:05 PM EDT

TS Arlene Forms in Atlantic, Expected to Quickly Dissipate

TS Arlene Forms in Atlantic, Expected to Quickly Dissipate

Tropical Storm Arlene formed in the north Atlantic Thursday, becoming the first tropical storm of 2017, officials with the National Hurricane Center in Miami said.

Thursday, Apr 6, 2017 at 02:48 PM EDT

Below Average Number of Hurricanes Predicted in 2017

Below Average Number of Hurricanes Predicted in 2017

Initial projections say there will be 11 named storms forming in Atlantic Ocean between June 1st and November 30th – with four of them becoming hurricanes and just two of those being classified as major.

Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 at 11:45 AM EDT

Subtropical Depression Forms in Central Atlantic

Subtropical Depression Forms in Central Atlantic

Subtropical Depression One formed in the central Atlantic Wednesday morning, officials with the National Hurricane Center in Miami said.

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 01:48 PM EDT

Matthew, Otto Being Retired as Atlantic Storm Names

Matthew, Otto Being Retired as Atlantic Storm Names

The names Matthew and Otto have been retired for Atlantic tropical storms and hurricanes following the deadly 2016 season.

Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 12:08 PM EST

Gov. Scott Allocates $15M for Emergency Beach Restoration

Gov. Scott Allocates $15M for Emergency Beach Restoration

Gov. Rick Scott has announced that he will use his executive authority to allocate over $15 million in state funds for emergency beach restoration projects to repair erosion caused by Hurricane Matthew.

Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 at 12:48 PM EST

Sen. Nelson: Hiring Freeze Could Hurt Hurricane Response

Sen. Nelson: Hiring Freeze Could Hurt Hurricane Response

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson says President Donald Trump's hiring freeze could hurt the government's response to a dangerous hurricane.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 04:32 PM EST

FPL Wants to Recoup $320M in Hurricane Matthew Costs

FPL Wants to Recoup $320M in Hurricane Matthew Costs

Florida Power & Light is looking to recoup nearly $320 million from customers to cover costs associated with Hurricane Matthew and to replenish a storm reserve.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017 at 02:28 PM EST

Quirk May Shield US Coast During Busy Hurricane Seasons

Quirk May Shield US Coast During Busy Hurricane Seasons

A climatic quirk seems to be slightly shielding the U.S. coast during busy hurricane seasons, often weakening major storms just as they approach America's beaches, a new study finds.

Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 at 12:08 PM EST

NASA Launches Mini-Satellites for Hurricane Forecasting

NASA Launches Mini-Satellites for Hurricane Forecasting

The CYGNSS satellites have GPS navigation receivers to measure the surface roughness of oceans, letting scientists calculate wind speed and storm intensity.

Wednesday, Nov 30, 2016 at 08:04 AM EST

2016 Hurricane Season Comes to an End Wednesday

2016 Hurricane Season Comes to an End Wednesday

Overall, there were 15 named storms in the Atlantic this season. Seven of them became hurricanes, with three of them being classified as major storms.

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