August 19, 2014
While a few showers and thunderstorms remain possible for Tuesday, overall rain coverage will decrease.
Forecast Discussion: The area will have little upper level influence on Tuesday while a weak area of high pressure remains southeast of the region in the Gulf of Mexico. This will mean a continuing southerly flow... more »
Plan for the storm - Once a storm has developed, there is far too little time to make adequate preparations to ensure the full safety of life and property.
Forecasting the storm - How hurricane forecasts are developed, and what information they contain.
Hurricane winds - High winds can create extreme destruction, are easier to forecast than storm surges, and serve as the marker for which hurricanes are rated.
Storm surge - The most life-threatening of tropical hazards is storm surge and inland flooding from a hurricane.
After the storm - Tips for dealing with the aftermath of a hurricane in your area.