2023 Storm names

The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale

The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale rates storms by categories 1 through 5 based on their intensity. These categories may change as a hurricane becomes stronger or weaker during the course of the storm

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How to prepare your family for a hurricane ahead of the 2024 season

Some disasters strike without any warning, and family members may not all be in the same place when a hurricane hits. How will you get in touch with each other? Where will you meet? What if your neighborhood is being evacuated? It’s important to make a plan now so that you will know what to do, how to find each other and how to communicate in an emergency.

The 2024 Hurricane Outlook

The hurricane research team at Colorado State University has issued its first 2024 Atlantic hurricane season forecast, and it is predicting an extremely active tropical weather season.

Here are hurricane terms to know ahead of the 2024 season

Center: The vertical axis of a tropical cyclone, usually defined by the location of minimum wind or minimum pressure. El Niño: The abnormal weather pattern caused by warmer-than-normal water in the central and eastern Pacific along the equator. When the tropical Pacific is warmer than normal, winds at upper levels (about 30,000 feet) of the […]

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