Saturday, June 22, 2024

Tag: hurricane

Floridians advised to prepare for turbulent hurricane season (includes video story)

According to NOAA’s National Hurricane Center, Florida could experience a damaging hurricane season due to rising ocean surface temperatures. The agency’s newly released preseason forecast...

In El Niño We Trust: Why it demands attention for South...

As South Florida journeys through another hurricane season, meteorologists and experts have spotlighted a crucial player in the climatic orchestra: El Niño. This recurring...

Highly uncertain forecast for hurricane season, which starts today (includes video...

The National Weather Service forecast for hurricane season this year is highly uncertain, partly due to global warming and El Niño atmospheric conditions.  Starting June...

State of emergency declared over rare November hurricane (includes video story)

Rare November subtropical storm, Nicole, could grow into a hurricane later this week. On Twitter, the National Hurricane Center announced storm surge watches from...

National Science Foundation grant will allow for larger hurricane testing facility...

A recent grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will help researchers at Florida International University better understand how to prepare for a new...

Hurricane season begins at FIU’s wall of wind (includes video story)

Hurricane season started Wednesday, and Florida International University officials reassured residents that they are prepared with a new wall of wind developed by teams...

Newsbreak October 1, 2021

President Joe Biden signs a funding bill just hours before the shutdown deadline. The now week-long search for Miya Marcano continues. Families of the...

Puerto Rican transfer students hit twice by natural catastrophe

When Gustavo Rivera, 22, transferred from the University of Puerto Rico to the University of Central Florida in spring 2018 after Category 4 Hurricane...

Tropical Storm Gonzalo expected to become a hurricane and Tropical Depression...

A tropical depression over the Atlantic has developed into Tropical Storm Gonzalo and is expected to become a hurricane by Thursday morning, according to...

Hurricane season and shelters are complicated by COVID-19

Before June 1, Floridians were already concerned about how to keep living safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now they have to worry about hurricane...