Storms as strong as Hurricane Matthew are dangerous — but they're also rare.
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Hurricane season may have officially started on June 1, but the riskiest part of the season is only just beginning, said NOAA scientists.
A hurricane is ugly if you're in its path. But they can be beautiful when seen from space or from hurricane hunter airplanes.
Tree-ring data from downed shipwrecks in the Caribbean have revealed a historical low in hurricane activity caused by reduced sunspot activity.
Hurricane Pali is the earliest ever recorded hurricane in the Central Pacific, a rare winter tropical cyclone that benefited from a strong El Niño.
A record-breaking number of furious storms rocked the Pacific Ocean during the 2015 hurricane season, while the Atlantic Ocean stayed relatively quiet, likely because of El Niño, new research shows.
Hurricane Joaquin, a Category 4 storm that is currently battering the central Bahamas, appears to be replacing its eye, according to weather forecasters.
Forecasters are split on how badly Hurricane Joaquin will batter the East Coast, largely because it is surrounded by other weather patterns that are unpredictable.
Hurricanes Kilo, Ignacio and Jimena are seen near Hawaii in two new satellite views of these record-breaking storms. Here's why the hurricane trio is so rare.
Grey swan hurricanes — storms with impacts more extreme than one would predict from history alone — could ravage cities in Florida, Australia and the Persian Gulf, researchers say.
Though meteorologists knew Hurricane Katrina would slam New Orleans with levee-toppling intensity, today's weather forecasters are even better equipped to give notice of a storm's coming havoc.
Subtropical Storm Ana threatens the Carolinas a month before the official June 1 start of the Atlantic hurricane season.