Hurricanes can affect millions of people on the ground, but only a handful of individuals see what the "Hurricane Hunters" squadron sees — the eye of the storm from the inside.
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Hurricane Irma strengthened to a Category 5 hurricane early on Sept. 5. Check out these photos of the monster storm.
Today, September 10, the is the likeliest day to have a hurricane, according to weather prediction models.
Space and weather agencies are sending data to the National Hurricane Center to issue warnings and forecasts about Irma's potential for destruction in the Caribbean Sea.
Ferocious Hurricane Irma continues to roar through the Atlantic on its path toward the Florida Peninsula. Here's what meteorologists are forecasting for its landfall in the Sunshine State.
If you've ever wondered what it might look like to fly an airplane into a monster storm like Irma, now's your chance to find out.
Friday morning saw Irma downgraded to a Category 4 hurricane. But don't relax just yet — it's still a powerful and potentially deadly beast of a storm.
The decision about new hurricane names is made by a committee, which doesn't stop some people from making their own special naming requests.
Hurricane Irma is much more likely to hit South Florida than it previously was, according to the latest models, but there is still some uncertainty in the forecast.