Category Archives: Hurricane

Why Is This Hurricane Season So Bad?

From the weather team at the WashPost.: Harvey. Irma. Maria. Why is this hurricane season so bad?

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Call for Better Hurricane Prediction

From the WashPost: Hurricanes are menacing our economy. We have to invest in better prediction. To protect our communities and our nation’s economy, we must make smart investments that will advance our forecasts. This would provide actionable intelligence for officials … Continue reading

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Hurricanes, Old and New

From a former NY Times reporter: After a Dozen Hurricanes and 40 Years, Familiar Dangers With Higher Stakes

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Active Hurricane Season Likely

From the NY Times, Hurricane Season, Already Busy, May Get Even Busier.

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Why No Hurricane Has Directly Hit VA, MD, or DE Since 1851

From the Wash post, this article: Why a Single Hurricane Has Not directly Hit VA, MD, or DE since 1851. The Diva is glad this area is relatively safe from hurricanes, since there are enough man-made disasters in the Washington, … Continue reading

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Improved Hurricane Decision Support

More capable hurricane decision support platform helps emergency managers Hurricane Matthew was one of the first operational uses of DHS’s S&T HURREVAC-eXtended (HV-X) platform. The HV-X platform integrates forecast and planning data to provide emergency managers decision support tools for … Continue reading

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2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season – Above Normal Activity Predicted

NOAA predicts active Atlantic hurricane season with 5 to 9 hurricanes. The federal government predicts an unusually active 2017 hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, with five to nine hurricanes expected to form. Overall, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration … Continue reading

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