National Hurricane Center

Type: Organization
Name: National Hurricane Center
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 1 reports

Crunch time to refill film incentives wallet

With fewer than two weeks left in the 2014 legislative session, it’s crunch time for efforts to reinvigorate Florida’s film tax incentive program, and near the end of a statewide push that drew the state’s film industry together. More at Miami Today.Related ... [Published Florida Trend - Apr 23 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Officials to roll out Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map

HOUSTON -When Hurricane Ike arrived in Southeast Texas in September 2008, it was a category two storm with winds peaking at 110 mph at landfall near Galveston.But it wasn't the wind that devastated Bolivar Peninsula. It was the storm surge.According to ... [Published Click2Houston.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

1935 Keys hurricane declared the strongest on record

The Great Labor Day Hurricane of 1935, which sand-blasted the clothing off people and killed 408 victims in the Keys, has just blown away a longtime storm record.A National Hurricane Center reanalysis shows it was more powerful than Hurricane Camille, ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

Hurricane alerts to highlight flood risk

ORLANDO, Fla. — When the Atlantic hurricane season opens on June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded maps to illustrate the potential for flooding from storm surges.“We are not a storm-surge-savvy nation. Yet storm surge is ... [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Hurricane Forecast: Expect 'Less Active' Season, Researchers Say

The official start of hurricane season is less than two months away, on June 1. Although there were no hurricanes in 2013, Maryland has gotten walloped in the past.In 2012, Hurricane Sandy made landfall just north of the upper Chesapeake Bay region, and ... [Published Odenton Patch - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Hurricane Season 2014: Expert Predictions, But No Consensus

Will the hurricane season of 2014 be quieter than normal or unusually active? It seems to depend on whom you ask. Experts have started issuing predictions for the coming hurricane season. While some say that 2014 will bring fewer hurricanes than normal, ... [Published About - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 3 reports

New storm surge maps to be introduced by hurricane forecasters this season

The National Hurricane Center will introduce new maps this hurricane season, intended to show where potential storm surge may flood areas well inland from a storm's landfall point. The news maps will appear on the agency website when a tropical storm ... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hurricane researcher: Climate change might reduce storms

Not only will global climate change not create more and stronger hurricanes, it might actually lead to fewer ones, the main hurricane historian for the National Hurricane Center suggested at this week’s National Hurricane Conference in Orlando.Christopher ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hurricane officials want to show how storm surge becomes “very danger”

Jamie Rhome is the National Hurricane Center’s specialist on a phrase that’s as ominous as it sounds: storm surge.Recently he was in Japan, a heavily-populated island nation smashed in 2011 by an event different in cause but even more deadly in effect: ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 4 reports

Hurricane Center, FEMA leaders on complacency

National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb, along with FEMA Director Craig Fugate, discusses hurricane season complacency April 16 at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando. (Videography by staff writer Eliot Kleinberg.) ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Hurricane myths

When we're having a mid- April cool spell like this .. it's not easy to remind ourselves that the start of hurricane season is less than 6 weeks away. Nevertheless ..it's never too soon to remind ourselves what it takes to weather such a storm .. should ... [Published News4Jax.com - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 4 reports

Teacher Arrested For Alleged Sex Crimes

Man Killed By Drunk Driver Man Killed By Drunk DriverUpdated: Monday, March 31 2014 11:03 AM EDT 2014-03-31 15:03:06 GMTFor the second time in a matter of weeks another person is killed by a drunk driver in Baldwin County. News 5's Blake Brown report ... [Published WKRG - Mar 31 2014]

Quotes

"Some victims that did not drown were impaled by flying debris," said Jim Lushine, a tropical expert and weather historian. "Nearly every tree and building around Islamorada was blown or washed away, and several bridges were washed out."
"Just like wind forecasts, surge forecasts can change with each forecast.  Forecasts are issued every six hours, and it is important for people to keep up with the latest forecast since it could change the impact expected for them" said Read
"Most people think of wind with a hurricane, but in recent years, water from storm surge and inland flooding has done the most damage and killed the most people" said Rick Knabb, Ph D , director of NOAA's National Hurricane Center (NHC)
...The NHC holds out 2005's Hurricane Katrina, blamed for 1,500 deaths, as an example, saying "many of those deaths occurred directly, or indirectly, as a result of storm surge." Storm surge is the water that comes onshore during a storm, over and above tide levels...

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Margaret Orr: What is a 'tropical invest' and s... [Published WDSU New Orleans - Apr 24 2014]
Storm Surge Could Flood NYC 1 in Every 4 Years [Published Kitsap Sun - Apr 23 2014]
1935 Florida Keys hurricane upgraded to stronge... [Published Examiner Enterprise - Apr 23 2014]
Crunch time to refill film incentives wallet [Published Florida Trend - Apr 23 2014]
1935 Florida Keys hurricane upgraded to stronge... [Published McClatchy DC - Apr 23 2014]
Officials to roll out Potential Storm Surge Flo... [Published Click2Houston.com - Apr 22 2014]
Risk Management for Homeowners Returning to the... [Published AdvisorOne - Apr 22 2014]
Test your hurricane IQ [Published Click2Houston.com - Apr 21 2014]
1935 Keys hurricane declared the strongest on r... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Apr 21 2014]
Amid hurricane drought, emergency officials wor... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 21 2014]
Hurricane alerts to highlight flood risk [Published Columbus Dispatch - Apr 20 2014]
2014 Hurricane Forecast: Expect 'Less Active' S... [Published Odenton Patch - Apr 20 2014]
Hurricane Season 2014: Expert Predictions, But ... [Published About - Apr 19 2014]
New storm surge maps to be introduced by hurric... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 19 2014]
Hurricane researcher: Climate change might redu... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 18 2014]
Weather Gang: National Hurricane Center plans n... [Published Washington Post - Apr 18 2014]
National Hurricane Center plans new storm surge... [Published Washington Post - Apr 18 2014]
Hurricane officials want to show how storm surg... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 18 2014]
Easter Weekend Storm... National Hurricane Conf... [Published Action News Jacksonville - Apr 18 2014]
Storm surge graphics to be issued this year [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 17 2014]
Hurricane center rolling out storm surge tools ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 17 2014]
Forecasters to Issue Special Maps Warnings on S... [Published Big News Network - Apr 17 2014]
New hurricane maps will show whether your house... [Published Grist Magazine - Apr 17 2014]
New for hurricane season -- storm surge maps [Published al.com - Apr 17 2014]
Storm surge's effect on Palm Beach Co. [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 17 2014]
New Storm Surge Maps Promise to Provide Clearer... [Published Claims Journal - Apr 17 2014]
Hurricane Center, FEMA leaders on complacency [Published The Palm Beach Post - Apr 17 2014]
New hurricane map shows where storm surges coul... [Published Business Journal of Tampa Bay - Apr 17 2014]
New Hurricane Maps Unveiled For 2014 [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Apr 17 2014]
Wet Days Ahead... National Hurricane Conference... [Published Action News Jacksonville - Apr 17 2014]
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New hurricane forecast maps to show flood risk ... [Published Water Conserve: News - Apr 16 2014]
Reuters: When the Atlantic hurricane season opens June 1, national forecasters will roll out a new feature: color-coded and broadcast-ready maps to graphically show the potential for flooding from storm surges."We are not a storm surge savvy nation. Yet ...
El Niño could raise meteorological hell this year [Published Grist - the Latest from Grist - Apr 11 2014]
It’s more likely than not that El Niño will rise from the Pacific Ocean this year — and some scientists are warning that it could grow into a bona fide monster. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center put out a bulletin Thursday saying there’s a greater ...
Update on National Hurricane Center Products an... [Published Full Text Reports... - Apr 11 2014]
Update on NHC Products and Services for 2014 (PDF) Source: NOAA (National Hurricane Center) NOAA’s National Hurricane Center (NHC) will implement the following changes to its text and graphical products for the 2014 hurricane season… Filed under: National ...
Yes, I have MS — my life with multiple sclerosis [Published MS Village - Feb 26 2014]
I had my first Multiple Sclerosis (MS) episode in 2005 (the formal diagnosis would come later). Naturally, I remember it well: we had just come off the most active hurricane season in history.It was the year of Hurricanes Dennis, Emily, Katrina, Rita ...
Winter Storm What? Ctd [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Feb 15 2014]
First, a moment of Zen from a reader: “A man finds the rarest thing in NYC for his toddlers: unspoiled snow”: Other readers tackle our earlier post : Put me in the category of those who believe that naming winter storms trivializes how serious they ...
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