New names, major changes announced for the 2023 hurricane season

Each year, the National Hurricane Center collaborates with the World Meteorological Organization to explore practices and develop new messages to save lives and reduce property loss from Mother Nature’s most powerful forces. Major changes are typically tested within US government agencies for several years before being released to the public. Changes over the last few […]

SS Savannah possibly found off New York shore after Hurricane Ian

When Tropical Storm Ian hit parts of the Northeast last fall, a previous Category 4 hurricane helped uncover the wreckage of an early 19th-century ship along New York’s coastline. On October 21, 2022, rangers from the Fire Island National Seashore Law Enforcement discovered the remains of an old shipwreck measuring 13 feet by 13 feet. […]

Hurricane Ian aftermath: 83-year-old veteran joins new homeless population in FL

St. James City, Florida – Hurricane Ian destroyed more than 5,000 homes in southwest Florida and damaged nearly 30,000 more in late September. Four months later, a new generation of homeless Americans is popping up in Lee County. “People are out on the streets here. They’re just living in the divide,” said Robert McCall, an […]