Hurricane Season http://wunc.org en Outer Banks Region Braces For Arthur http://wunc.org/post/outer-banks-region-braces-arthur <p></p><p>Tropical Storm Arthur has formed off the coast of Florida, and is headed toward North Carolina. It isn't clear yet whether it will make landfall later this week.</p><p></p><p>Cyndy Holda of the Outer Banks Group of National Parks said local governments and businesses have hurricane action plans in place. However, she said, the Independence Day weekend is an inconvenient time for a storm to hit the beaches.</p><p></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:16:51 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 38288 at http://wunc.org Outer Banks Region Braces For Arthur Quiet Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted http://wunc.org/post/quiet-atlantic-hurricane-season-predicted <p></p><p>Preliminary forecasts predict a fairly quiet hurricane season along the Atlantic coast.&nbsp;</p><p>Researchers at Colorado State University expect nine named storms this year.&nbsp; They say three of those will likely become hurricanes.&nbsp; The average season produces about six hurricanes.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 21:22:46 +0000 Will Michaels 33613 at http://wunc.org Quiet Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted Hurricane Season Ends With A Whimper http://wunc.org/post/hurricane-season-ends-whimper <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Atlantic hurricane season officially ended Saturday.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It turned out to be the quietest season since 1995, and it was first time in 19 years that no major storms formed in the Atlantic basin.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This came a surprise to forecasters.</span></p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 26576 at http://wunc.org Hurricane Season Ends With A Whimper Mild Hurricane Season - So Far http://wunc.org/post/mild-hurricane-season-so-far <p>The 2013 Atlantic storm season has been milder than expected so far. Only eight named storms have formed by the season's midpoint.&nbsp; The latest -- <a href="http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/">Humberto </a>-- is the first hurricane to form.</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 09:00:01 +0000 Gurnal Scott 22333 at http://wunc.org Mild Hurricane Season - So Far