Hurricane Preparedness Week; hurricane season 2012

Local
2:42 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

NOAA updated hurricane outlook less "extreme", but still above-normal storm activity expected

Tropical Storm Dorian on July 24, 2013, from NOAA's GOES East satellite
NOAA

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. 

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Local
9:52 am
Fri June 1, 2012

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Emergency Plan

Today is the first day of the 2012 Hurricane Season; but area residents have already seen two named storms. 

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Local
9:47 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Forecast Process

Satellite imagery of Tropical Storm Alberto
courtesy: NASA

The early arrivals of Tropical Depression Beryl and Tropical Storm Alberto put their unique emphasis on Hurricane Preparedness Week. 

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Local
5:00 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Storm surge and flooding

courtesy: NOAA

Tropical Depression Beryl makes her way through the Cape Fear Region during Hurricane Preparedness Week -- and on a day of particularly salient focus.

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Local
5:00 am
Tue May 29, 2012

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Wind hazards and tornadoes

courtesy: NOAA

Hurricane Preparedness Week focuses on a different aspect of storm hazards and hurricane readiness each day.

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Local
5:00 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Getting your plan in place

Hurricane Preparedness Week continues through Saturday.  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.  As WHQR’s Rachel Lewis Hilburn discovers, today is about getting your plan in place.

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