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Now is Preparation Time, NOAA Warns, as Above-Normal Hurricane Forecast Shows No Sign of Relenting

Staff Consortium | August 05, 2021

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Wednesday that atmospheric and oceanic conditions remain conducive for an above-average hurricane season this year, according to the annual mid-season update issued by NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, a division of the National Weather Service.  NOAA said the latest outlook reflects that the number of expected named storms (winds of 39 mph or greater) is 15-21, including 7-10 hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or greater), of which 3-5 could become major hurricanes (Category 3, 4, or 5 with winds 111 mph or greater). This updated outlook includes the 5 named storms that have formed so far, with Hurricane Elsa becoming the earliest 5th named storm on record. “After a record-setting start, the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season does not show any signs of relenting as it enters the peak months ahead,”…

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Participate in Training…

Staff Consortium | July 23, 2021

In July, soldiers from the Alpha Company of the 249th Engineer Battalion of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers…

Watch: Hurricane Elsa Hits Barbados, St. Lucia

Staff Consortium | July 02, 2021

Hurricane Elsa formed into a Category 1 hurricane just as it started punishing the Windward Islands…

Elsa Has Developed Into a Hurricane; System Now Moving…

Staff Consortium | July 02, 2021

Hurricane conditions are  now spreading through the Windward Islands as Elsa has developed into a hurricane,…

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Record-Shattering Hurricane Season Comes to an End

Staff Consortium | November 30, 2020

The extremely active 2020 Atlantic hurricane season draws to a close today with a record-breaking 30 named storms and 12 landfalling storms in the continental United States, according to the National ...

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