2016 Hurricane Season ends…finally! Longest on record

  • December 4, 2016

The 2016 Hurricane Season is finally over! The first storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was Hurricane Alex, which formed on January 12, 2016. The last storm of the season, Hurricane Otto, ran its course in the final weeks of November. An 11-month span between…

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Alex becomes a January hurricane – first since 1938!

  • January 14, 2016

The National Hurricane Center has upgraded a storm brewing in the Atlantic Ocean to hurricane status, a rarity both given its timing and strength. Hurricane Alex is located 490 miles (about 790 kilometers) south of Portugal's Azores islands, parts of which are under a hurricane…

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Hurricane Patricia – call her the “Hurricane Explosion”

  • October 23, 2015

What an amazing story… Hurricane Patricia is now described as the strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere. Meteorologists are talking about its stunning “rapid intensification.” I am just calling it a hurricane explosion. From Wednesday night through Friday, Tropical Storm Patricia blew up…

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