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WEATHER AWARE: Few Strong Storms Possible Today and Steamy

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – Good Tuesday Gulf Coast. Today’s headlines include another steamy day, more rain, and an eye on the tropics. Like yesterday, a few showers and storms will be possible near the coast during the morning hours. Clouds will build as we heat up throughout the day. A few thunderstorms this afternoon could…MORE

Hurricane Alpha? Amped up season forecast, names may run out

Already smashing records, this year’s hyperactive Atlantic hurricane season is about to get even nastier, forecasters predict. In the coming months, they expect to run out of traditional hurricane names and see about twice as much storm activity as a normal year.MORE

Updated NOAA Forecast Calling for an “Extremely Active” Season

Updated NOAA Forecast Calling for an “Extremely Active” Season

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Yesterday Colorado State University released an update to the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season forecast. It calls for a very active season with approximately 24 named storms, 12 hurricanes, and 5 major hurricanes. Today, the latest update from NOAA follows a similar theme as forecasters are now calling for an “extremely active”…MORE

August Update Calls for Extremely Active Hurricane Season

August Update Calls for Extremely Active Hurricane Season

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) — Researchers and forecasters from Colorado State University have released an updated forecast for the 2020 Atlantic Hurricane season. The forecast calls for it to be an extremely active season with 24 named storms, 12 hurricanes, and 5 major hurricanes. The number of named storms includes the 9 named storms so far…MORE

Tracking the Tropics: Tropical Storm Isaias whips up eastern US

WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) — At least four people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain Tuesday along the U.S. East Coast after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people. Two people died when Isaias spun off a tornado that…MORE

At least 2 dead in NC town following tornado spawned by Isaias

At least 2 dead in NC town following tornado spawned by Isaias

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – At least two people are dead following a tornado that ripped through a mobile home park Tuesday morning in Bertie County, according to Sheriff John Holley. The tornado, which touched down around 2:30 a.m. and was a result of Hurricane Isaias, decimated the park just outside Windsor in the Cedar Landing…MORE

Isaias Moving North Along Eastern Seaboard

This storm is producing dangerous storm surge, damaging winds, and torrential rain to the coast of the Carolina’s. Isaias is expected to accelerate NNE at 25-30 kt across eastern North Carolina Tuesday and then New England Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. After landfall, Isaias is expected to slowly weaken.MORE

Isaias makes landfall as a hurricane in southern North Carolina

This storm is producing dangerous storm surge, damaging winds, and torrential rain to the coast of the Carolina’s. Isaias is expected to accelerate NNE at 25-30 kt across eastern North Carolina Tuesday and then New England Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. After landfall, Isaias is expected to slowly weaken.MORE

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