hurricane season

A plea for help appears on the roof of a home flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, La., on Sept. 4, 2005. (Photo credit: ROBERT GALBRAITH/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: People Fear Male-Named Hurricanes More

Which scares you more: Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria?


Satellite image provided by NASA of Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

How To Prepare For Hurricane Season

The first day of June marks the start of hurricane season, and officials say it’s important to be prepared.


Satellite image provided by NASA of Hurricane Sandy. (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

NOAA Trims Forecast for Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season

This Atlantic hurricane season may not be quite as busy as federal forecasters once thought, but they still warn of an unusually active and potentially dangerous few months to come.


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Tropical Storm Andrea Expected to Bring Heavy Rain to D.C. Area

The first named storm of the Atlantic season hammered Florida with rain, heavy winds, and tornadoes Thursday as it moved toward the East Coast.


File photo of hurricane image from space. (credit: NASA/Getty Images)

First Tropical Storm of the Season, Andrea, Forms

Forecasters say the first named storm of Atlantic season, Tropical Storm Andrea, has formed over the Gulf of Mexico.


More than six months after Superstorm Sandy, homes remain destroyed on May 14, 2013 near Mantoloking, N.J. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

NOAA Predicting Up To 6 Major Hurricanes

Federal forecasters are predicting yet another busy hurricane season.