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May 26, 2024 at 2:46 PM

NOAA issues its highest-ever early season hurricane forecast

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has issued its highest-on record May hurricane forecast for the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season.
May 26, 2024 at 2:46 PM
Some new structures stood while some older buildings were splintered after Hurricane Idalia hit Horseshoe Beach, Florida, Aug. 30, 2023.
May 23, 2024 at 11:35 PM

NOAA issued its highest-on-record May hurricane forecast for 2024 hurricane season

All categories of storms are predicted to surpass the average annual numbers, according to National Weather Service forecasters at a news conference on the 2024 hurricane outlook on Thursday.
May 23, 2024 at 11:35 PM
VIDEO: NOAA issued its highest-on-record May hurricane forecast for 2024 hurricane season
May 23, 2024 at 10:46 PM

NOAA predicts busy hurricane season

Matt Rosencrans, lead hurricane seasonal forecaster, joins the show.
May 23, 2024 at 10:46 PM
VIDEO: NOAA predicts busy hurricane season
May 23, 2024 at 5:20 PM

New round of severe weather threatens areas from the Dakotas to Texas

This comes as Tornado season breaks records and new round of severe weather threatens areas from the Dakotas to Texas
May 23, 2024 at 5:20 PM
VIDEO: New round of severe weather threatens areas from the Dakotas to Texas
May 10, 2024 at 10:22 PM

It's not a matter of if a hurricane will hit Florida, but when, forecasters say

U.S. officials who predict, prepare for and respond to natural disasters have a message for Floridians: It’s not a matter of if but when a hurricane will hit the state
May 10, 2024 at 10:22 PM
FILE - Hurricane Ivan seen on the computer screen at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004 seen 250 miles from the Gulf Coast and Tropical Storm Jeanne is seen as approaches Puerto Rico. The top U.S. officials in the business of predicting, preparing and responding to natural disasters had a message for Floridians on Friday with the start of hurricane season less than a month away: It's not a matter of if a hurricane will hit but when. (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter, File)
4 months ago

Why hurricane experts are debating increasing the hurricane scale to Category 6

Hurricane experts are debating adding a Category 6 on the current scale to highlight the increasing possibility of stronger storms as ocean waters continue to warm.
4 months ago
People walk in the rain and wind from Post-Tropical Cyclone Lee on September 16, 2023 in Bar Harbor, Maine.
4 months ago

Researchers propose Category 6 hurricane rating

The researchers hope to raise awareness about increasing climate risks.
4 months ago
The researchers hope to raise awareness about increasing climate risks.
7 months ago

11 Americans among 58 missing a week after Hurricane Otis made landfall

Over a week after Hurricane Otis made landfall in Acapulco, Mexico, at least 58 people are still missing.
7 months ago
An aerial view of a damaged building, in the aftermath of Hurricane Otis, in Acapulco, Mexico, Nov. 1, 2023.
7 months ago

27 dead after Hurricane Otis delivers 'catastrophic damage' as Category 5 storm

Hurricane Otis strengthened on Wednesday to a Category 5 storm as it made landfall in Mexico.
7 months ago
People get help crossing a highway blocked by a landslide triggered by Hurricane Otis near Acapulco, Mexico, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023.
7 months ago

Historic Category 5 storm Otis makes landfall near Acapulco

Hurricane Otis became the strongest on record to hit Mexico’s Pacific coast, with peak winds up to 165 miles an hour.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Historic Category 5 storm Otis makes landfall near Acapulco
7 months ago

Hurricane Otis makes landfall in Mexico as Category 5 storm

The hurricane, which had been a tropical storm as of Tuesday morning, rapidly intensified within 24 hours.
7 months ago
The hurricane, which had been a tropical storm as of Tuesday morning, rapidly intensified within 24 hours.
7 months ago

Climate change twice as likely to make hurricanes intensify in 24 hours

Tropical cyclones in the Atlantic basin may now be more than twice as likely to strengthen from a weak storms into a major hurricane.
7 months ago
Debris on the canal after Hurricane Idalia in Horseshoe Beach, Florida, Aug. 31, 2023.
8 months ago

Puerto Ricans take recovery into their own hands 6 years after Hurricane Maria

Six years after a storm left most of the island without power, and ruined the land, some Boricuas have taken recovery efforts into their own hands with special projects.
8 months ago
Efren Robles, the co-founder of Frutos del Guacabo, walks through his hydroponic farm.
8 months ago

Boricuas take recovery into their own hands 6 years after Hurricane Maria

ABC News’ Stephanie Ramos reports on Puerto Ricans still working on recovery in the wake of Hurricane Maria’s 2017 landfall that left a majority of the island without power.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Boricuas take recovery into their own hands 6 years after Hurricane Maria
8 months ago

This is what a Florida community looks like 3 years after hurricane damage

It has been three years since Hurricane Sally struck the Gulf Coast, but the recovery is no where near complete for communities that experienced the most severe impacts.
8 months ago
Downed trees and flooding in West Pensacola near the Bayou Grove and Mulworth neighborhoods. The area received a lot of damage after Hurricane Sally came through as a category 2 storm in Pensacola, La. on September 16th, 2020.
8 months ago

Hurricane aftermath: Picking up the pieces

Rebuilding after a storm like Hurricane Sally is complicated and can take years, and the threat of more storms isn’t letting up.
8 months ago
Rebuilding after a storm like Hurricane Sally is complicated and can take years, and the threat of more storms isn’t letting up.
8 months ago

Post-Tropical Cyclone Lee approaches Nova Scotia

There are coastal flood alerts, high surf and rip current advisories in effect from Florida to Maine.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Post-Tropical Cyclone Lee approaches Nova Scotia
8 months ago

Hurricane Lee moves north to New England

ABC News’ Melissa Griffin is tracking Hurricane Lee as it moves north, bringing waves to the New England coast.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Hurricane Lee moves north to New England
8 months ago

State of emergency is in effect in Maine as Hurricane Lee approaches New England

The Category 1 storm is causing high waves and dangerous rip currents along the East Coast.
8 months ago
VIDEO: State of emergency is in effect in Maine as Hurricane Lee approaches New England
8 months ago

Maine issues state of emergency as Hurricane Lee heads to New England

Gov. Janet Mills declared a state of emergency in anticipation of Hurricane Lee.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Maine issues state of emergency as Hurricane Lee heads to New England
8 months ago

Tropical storm warnings across New England ahead of Hurricane Lee’s arrival

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee tracks the latest path of the Category 1 storm as it begins to make its way along the East Coast.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Tropical storm warnings across New England ahead of Hurricane Lee’s arrival
8 months ago

Getting deep into the storm with the hurricane hunters

Ginger Zee joins hurricane scientists aboard a flight deep into Hurricane Lee.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Getting deep into the storm with the hurricane hunters
8 months ago

Hurricane Lee continues its path toward New England

The storm, now a Category 1 hurricane, will reach Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Maine by the weekend.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Hurricane Lee continues its path toward New England
8 months ago

Watch as Ginger Zee flies into the eye of a powerful hurricane

Flying into the eye of a powerful hurricane is not for the faint of heart.
8 months ago
Onboard with hurricane hunters as they fly into the center of Lee.
8 months ago

Step inside a hurricane hunter flight

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee goes on a mission to Hurricane Lee with hurricane hunters to discover how NOAA is adapting to forecasting hurricanes in a changing climate.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Step inside a hurricane hunter flight
8 months ago

Patel It Like It Is: Hurricane safety

Dr. Alok Patel breaks down how to stay safe after a hurricane passes through your area.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Patel It Like It Is: Hurricane safety
8 months ago

Latest track and timing of Hurricane Lee

Hurricane Lee is moving north and is already bringing dangerous winds, coastal flooding, and rain to New England.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Latest track and timing of Hurricane Lee
8 months ago

Onboard with hurricane hunters as they fly into the center of Lee

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee travels with NOAA researchers as they fly into the center of Hurricane Lee to gather data on the storm.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Onboard with hurricane hunters as they fly into the center of Lee
8 months ago

Tracking the path of Hurricane Lee

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee is in Lakeland, Florida, and shares the latest track of the hurricane before it is expected to make landfall later this week.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Tracking the path of Hurricane Lee
8 months ago

Storm watches for coastal New England as Hurricane Lee moves in

ABC News senior meteorologist Rob Marciano reports from Narragansett, Rhode Island, as Hurricane Lee brings severe weather conditions to the area.
8 months ago
VIDEO: Storm watches for coastal New England as Hurricane Lee moves in
8 months ago

Hurricane Lee forecast: East Coast hit with dangerous rip currents, huge waves

There's an increasing likelihood that Hurricane Lee, now a Category 2 storm, will bring wind, coastal flooding and rain to coastal New England.
8 months ago
Hurricane Lee, which is crawling through the Atlantic Ocean as a major Category 3 storm, is bringing dangerous rip currents and huge waves to the East Coast.
9 months ago

Hurricane Lee gains strength in the Atlantic

Severe storms over the weekend have caused nearly 2,900 flight cancellations and more than 11,000 delays in the U.S.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Hurricane Lee gains strength in the Atlantic
9 months ago

Hurricane Lee likely to cause rip currents

Rough surf and rip currents are expected as Hurricane Lee maintains its strength in the Atlantic.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Hurricane Lee likely to cause rip currents
9 months ago

Hurricane Lee becomes rare storm to intensify from Cat 1 to Cat 5 in 24 hours

Hurricane Lee is only one of a handful of hurricanes in the Atlantic basin during the satellite era to intensify by 85 mph or more within a 24-hour period.
9 months ago
Hurricane Lee, churning over the Atlantic Ocean.
9 months ago

Hurricane Lee gains strength in the Atlantic

The massive storm is now a Category 4 as it barrels across the ocean.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Hurricane Lee gains strength in the Atlantic
9 months ago

Hurricane Lee becomes Category 5 storm

ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee tracks the hurricane’s latest path as it moves through the Atlantic with winds of over 160 mph.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Hurricane Lee becomes Category 5 storm
9 months ago

Hurricane Lee strengthens as it heads towards Northeast

Lee is forecast to become a Category 5 hurricane with winds of 160 mph by Friday.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Hurricane Lee strengthens as it heads towards Northeast
9 months ago

Hurricane Lee expected to become a category 5 storm Friday

ABC News meteorologist Melissa Griffin tracks Hurricane Lee’s path and its potential impact on the U.S..
9 months ago
VIDEO: Hurricane Lee expected to become a category 5 storm Friday
9 months ago

New hurricane forms in the Atlantic

Hurricane Lee is forecast to rapidly intensify and could be a major Category 3 storm or higher as early as Thursday night.
9 months ago
VIDEO: New hurricane forms in the Atlantic
9 months ago

Hurricane Lee forms in Atlantic

ABC News’ chief meteorologist Ginger Zee tracks the storm’s latest path.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Hurricane Lee forms in Atlantic
9 months ago

3 storms bring dangerous rip currents to East Coast beaches

Hurricane Franklin, which is churning near Bermuda, is bringing huge waves and dangerous rip currents to the entire East Coast.
9 months ago
Surfers take advantage of the waves on Aug. 28, 2023 in North Carolina.
9 months ago

Idalia pounds Carolinas with heavy rain, strong winds

ABC News senior meteorologist Rob Marciano reports on the damage from the tropical storm.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Idalia pounds Carolinas with heavy rain, strong winds
9 months ago

Idalia causes major flooding in Charleston

Tropical Storm Idalia slammed into South Carolina on Wednesday night, creating a storm surge that breached the Charleston Battery.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Idalia causes major flooding in Charleston
9 months ago

Where Idalia is heading next

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee reports on the latest conditions of the tropical storm as it makes its way around the East Coast.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Where Idalia is heading next
9 months ago

Chopper footages shows extensive flooding, damage from Hurricane Idalia

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office in Florida assessed damage from Hurricane Idalia as chopper footage reveals extensive flooding in the area.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Chopper footages shows extensive flooding, damage from Hurricane Idalia
9 months ago

Idalia tracker: See the tropical storm's latest path

Hurricane Idalia made landfall in Florida Wednesday morning.
9 months ago
Zeke Pierce rides his paddle board down the middle of a flooded Bayshore Blvd in downtown in Tampa, Fla., Aug. 30, 2023.
9 months ago

Strongest hurricanes to hit the US mainland and other storm records

Idalia is the strongest hurricane to make landfall in Florida's Apalachee Bay region ever on record. Here is a look at the most powerful storms to hit the U.S. mainland.
9 months ago
Men use ropes to pull away the debris of houses in order to look for bodies, after the Galveston Hurricane of 1900.
9 months ago

Latest on Hurricane Idalia’s impacts in Florida

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee joins us from Treasure Island, Florida, with the latest on Hurricane Idalia.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Latest on Hurricane Idalia’s impacts in Florida
9 months ago

Hurricane Idalia makes landfall near Tampa, Florida

Public safety director Steve Litschauer discusses the damage to Manatee County.
9 months ago
VIDEO: Hurricane Idalia makes landfall near Tampa, Florida
9 months ago

President Biden delivers remarks on Hurricane Idalia, Maui wildfires

The president reaffirmed that federal teams are prepared to mobilize support wherever needed.
9 months ago
VIDEO: President Biden delivers remarks on Hurricane Idalia, Maui wildfires