Hurricanes

Find out everything there is to know about hurricanes and stay updated on the latest news with the comprehensive articles, interactive features and pictures of hurricanes at LiveScience.com. Learn more about these natural disasters as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about hurricanes.
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Tropical Storm Arthur's Threat Seen From Space (Photo)
Tropical Storm Arthur Seen From Space
July 2nd, 2014
Tropical Storm Arthur appears menacing as it bears down on the coast of Florida, in this photo captured today (July 2) by astronauts aboard the International Space Station.
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Human Behavior, Not Hurricane Names, Dictates Danger (Op-Ed)
Hurricane Amanda in Eastern Pacific
June 6th, 2014
Is a hurricane's name really the best way to predict its danger?
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Hurricane Season 2014: What You Need to Know
Hurricane Amanda in Eastern Pacific
May 30th, 2014
Here's what you need to know about the 2014 hurricane forecast.
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Hurricane Survival Guide: What You Need to Know
Hurricane Isabel
June 27th, 2014
Do you know what to do if a storm hits this hurricane season?
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Ocean Heats Up for Hurricane Season (Photo)
hurricane map of sea surface temperatures
June 4th, 2014
A new map of sea surface temperatures shows the ocean-heat engine that drives the formation of hurricanes, typhoons and tropical cyclones. Forecasters are predicting a relatively quiet 2014 Atlantic hurricane season.
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NASA 'Bisects' Tropical Storm Amanda (Photo)
Hurricane Amanda in Eastern Pacific
May 29th, 2014
A satellite view of Hurricane Amanda from May 25, 2014, shows the storm's profile. NASA's CloudSat satellite flew over the storm's east side and captured an image of the storm's clouds and precipitation.
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Below-Normal Hurricane Season Expected
hurricane katrina
May 14th, 2014
Following a season with the fewest number of hurricanes since 1982, the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to follow suit as a below-normal hurricane season.
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Wild Hurricane Facts You Need To Know
hurricanes, East coast winds, storms
June 13th, 2014
How much do you know about hurricanes and hurricane season?
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Gender Bias May Make Female Hurricanes Deadlier
Hurricane Isabel
June 2nd, 2014
A controversial new study suggests gender bias can shape how people respond to hurricane names.
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Amanda: First Hurricane of 2014 Seen from Space (Photo)
Hurricane Amanda in Eastern Pacific
May 28th, 2014
Hurricane Amanda (now downgraded to a tropical storm) is seen at is strongest in the Eastern Pacific. The storm is the first of the Eastern Pacific 2014 hurricane season, which began on May 15.
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