Hurricane Preparedness Week 2012 http://whqr.org en NOAA updated hurricane outlook less "extreme", but still above-normal storm activity expected http://whqr.org/post/noaa-updated-hurricane-outlook-less-extreme-still-above-normal-storm-activity-expected <p></p><p>While this hurricane season is shaping up to be above normal, and possibly even very active, the Atlantic Coast is unlikely to see the extreme activity predicted earlier this year by forecasters at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 18:42:53 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 41148 at http://whqr.org NOAA updated hurricane outlook less "extreme", but still above-normal storm activity expected Hurricane Preparedness Week: Emergency Plan http://whqr.org/post/hurricane-preparedness-week-emergency-plan <p>Today is the first day of the 2012 Hurricane Season; but area residents have already seen two named storms.&nbsp; Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:52:23 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 17409 at http://whqr.org Hurricane Preparedness Week: Emergency Plan Hurricane Preparedness Week: Forecast Process http://whqr.org/post/hurricane-preparedness-week-forecast-process <p>The early arrivals of Tropical Depression Beryl and Tropical Storm Alberto put their unique emphasis on Hurricane Preparedness Week.&nbsp; Thu, 31 May 2012 13:47:01 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 17284 at http://whqr.org Hurricane Preparedness Week: Forecast Process Hurricane Preparedness Week: Storm surge and flooding http://whqr.org/post/hurricane-preparedness-week-storm-surge-and-flooding <p><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: Verdana;">Tropical Depression Beryl makes her way through the Cape Fear Region during Hurricane Preparedness Week -- and on a day of particularly salient focus.</span> Wed, 30 May 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 17145 at http://whqr.org Hurricane Preparedness Week: Storm surge and flooding Hurricane Preparedness Week: Wind hazards and tornadoes http://whqr.org/post/hurricane-preparedness-week-wind-hazards-and-tornadoes <p><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: Verdana;">Hurricane Preparedness Week focuses on a different aspect of storm hazards and hurricane readiness each day.</span> Tue, 29 May 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 17060 at http://whqr.org Hurricane Preparedness Week: Wind hazards and tornadoes Hurricane Preparedness Week: Getting your plan in place http://whqr.org/post/hurricane-preparedness-week-getting-your-plan-place <p>Hurricane Preparedness Week continues through Saturday.&nbsp; And organizations like the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Weather Service are using each day of the week to focus on a specific aspect of disaster readiness.&nbsp; As WHQR&rsquo;s Rachel Lewis Hilburn discovers, today is about getting your plan in place.</p> Mon, 28 May 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 17028 at http://whqr.org Hurricane Preparedness Week: Getting your plan in place 2012 Hurricane season forecast as "near normal"; U.S. could see 9 - 15 named storms http://whqr.org/post/2012-hurricane-season-forecast-near-normal-us-could-see-9-15-named-storms <p><span style="font-size: 14pt; line-height: 150%; font-family: Verdana;">The 2012 Hurricane Season should be a &ldquo;near normal&rdquo; season &ndash; according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration &ndash; or NOAA.</span> Fri, 25 May 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lewis Hilburn 16920 at http://whqr.org 2012 Hurricane season forecast as "near normal"; U.S. could see 9 - 15 named storms