National Hurricane Center

Hurricane Sandy Bears Down On U.S. Mid-Atlantic Coastline

Sandy Makes Landfall Along New Jersey Coast

The National Hurricane Center says the storm packing torrential rains and wind roared ashore about 8 p.m. EDT Monday.

10/29/2012

Hurricane expert Dr. Rick Knabb speaks during The Weather Channel's portion of the 2011 Summer TCA Tour at the Beverly Hilton on July 27, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Hurricane Center Head Turned Fear Into Career

When the National Hurricane Center’s new director was growing up on the Florida and Texas coasts, storms frightened him. Now, Rick Knabb understands storms much better.

06/11/2012

A crane stands along a Gulf of Mexico coast beach at dawn. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Tropical Storm Nate Forms In Gulf Of Mexico

Tropical Storm Nate has formed in the Gulf of Mexico, and authorities have issued a tropical storm warning for parts of Mexico’s coast.

09/08/2011

A crane stands along a Gulf of Mexico coast beach at dawn. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Gulf Braces For Rain From Tropical Storm Lee

Tropical Storm Lee has formed out of a rainy weather system off Louisiana, threatening a drenching along much of the U.S. Gulf coast.

09/02/2011

Yet Another Record Temperature

It appears we have broken a record high for this date (we did the same just yesterday). The hourly observations show 106° (which would tie the record from 1948) at 3pm; it is likely that […]

08/20/2011

A crane stands along a Gulf of Mexico coast beach at dawn. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Tropical Storm Don Moves Closer To Texas Coast

Tropical Storm Don is moving closer to southeast Texas as it crosses the Gulf of Mexico, but it isn’t expected to become a hurricane.

07/29/2011

Storm clouds approach. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Tropical Storm Don Moving Toward South Texas

A day after forming, Tropical Storm Don is moving across the Gulf of Mexico toward southeastern Texas, where it’s expected to make landfall.

07/28/2011