atlantic hurricane season

Record Atlantic Hurricane Season Ends, Time to Plan for 2009

Record Atlantic Hurricane Season Ends, Time to Plan for 2009

MIAMI, Florida, November 28, 2008 (ENS) – The 2008 Atlantic hurricane season officially closes on Sunday, with a warning from Florida Governor Charlie Crist and state emergency officials to begin planning year-round for emergencies and natural disasters, especially hurricanes. “We welcome the close of this busy season that has touched the lives of so many…

Gulf Coast Hurricane Recovery Stumbles to Third Anniversary

Gulf Coast Hurricane Recovery Stumbles to Third Anniversary

DENVER, Colorado, August 26, 2008 (ENS) – Three years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast and flooded 80 percent of New Orleans a new report from international relief organization Oxfam America launched at the Democratic National Convention reveals the slow pace of recovery in the region and urges the next administration to make recovery…

More Major Storms Forecast for Intense Atlantic Hurricane Season

More Major Storms Forecast for Intense Atlantic Hurricane Season

CAMP SPRINGS, Maryland, August 7, 2008 (ENS) – Government weather forecasters said today that they expect two more named storms and hurricanes to form in the Atlantic Basin this year than they predicted in May, and warned of an increased likelihood that 2008 will be an above-normal hurricane season. In its August update to the…

More Atlantic Hurricanes Than Normal Predicted for 2008

More Atlantic Hurricanes Than Normal Predicted for 2008

WASHINGTON, DC, May 22, 2008 (ENS) – This year, there is a 65 percent chance of an Atlantic hurricane season with more storms than normal, officials with the federal government’s Climate Prediction Center warned today. The Climate Prediction Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NOAA, issued the prediction at a news conference called…