State of Emergency Declared for 35 Counties in Oklahoma

State of Emergency Declared for 35 Counties in Oklahoma

News9 reported on Friday, July 15, 2016, that a 30-day state of emergency was declared for 35 counties in Oklahoma after extreme weather conditions began to engulf the region on Wednesday. The alert was issued by Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma following reports of severe storms, including thunderstorms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and floods, experienced the […]

Rare Subtropical Storm Alex Heads for Azores [Updated 14, 2-16]

Rare Subtropical Storm Alex Heads for Azores [Updated 14, 2-16]

On Jan. 13, 2016, the non-tropical low-pressure system that started on Jan. 7, in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean, has officially brewed into Subtropical Storm Alex. Located less than 1000 miles west of Portugal, the rare subtropical storm is forecast to move northeast and north through the Eastern Atlantic Ocean over the next few days as […]

2015 Hurricane Season Officially Starts June 1 and Runs Through November 30

2015 Hurricane Season Officially Starts June 1 and Runs Through November 30

The 2015 hurricane season officially starts June 1 and runs through November 30. While there have been vital enhancements in forecasting the landfalls and paths of developing storms, experts have cautioned that efforts are still lagging behind in accurately¬†predicting the intensity of hurricanes. More efforts are needed especially during rapid intensification, which is a process […]