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Hurricane Season: How Do Storms Form? [Video]

hurricane head shot

The Atlantic Hurricane season officially begins Sunday, June 1, and runs through November 30. Last week various agencies released their predictions for how many hurricanes might develop and how many might be big ones. The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which overseas the National Weather Service, forecasts a below-average season, with three to six [...]

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Hurricane Humberto Ties Atlantic Record

Tropical Storm Humberto on Sept. 10, 2013.

Since 1941 we have never gone later than Sept. 11 without a hurricane forming in the Atlantic Ocean. So when the National Hurricane Center upgraded Tropical Storm Humberto to a hurricane early Wednesday morning, Humberto tied the Sept. 11 record set by Hurricane Gustav in 2002. Gustav later struck North Carolina. Humberto is currently in [...]

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