“The message of this campaign is simple: If you can hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you – go indoors immediately,” said Donna Franklin, National Weather Service lightning campaign manager.
Parts of the Florida Panhandle and coastal Alabama were under water Sunday, with an onslaught of torrential rains causing not just extensive flooding but also damage to roads and buildings, local officials said.
On the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season, forecasters at Colorado State University have increased their predictions for the number of named storms for the year but are still predicting a below-average number of storms.
June 1 marks the official start of this year’s Atlantic Hurricane Season, and the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is urging pet owners in hurricane-prone areas to develop an emergency plan i
Despite some early storms this year, forecasters Thursday predicted a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season with nine to 15 named storms, including four to eight hurricanes and one to three major hurricanes.