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Hurricane Nate becomes fourth hurricane to hit the U.S. in 6 weeks

Hurricane Nate is here. The storm made its second landfall outside of Biloxi, Mississippi on Sunday morning. It’s the first hurricane to do so in that state since Hurricane Katrina, the Associated Press reports.  SEE ALSO: How to prepare for natural disasters Nate landed at the mouth of the Mississippi River with 85 mph winds[…]

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The Miami Airport Twitter feed is working overtime to correct Hurricane Irma misinformation

The people running social media for Miami International Airport deserve some hazard pay. The airport’s Twitter feed has been feverishly countering bad information and responding to inquiries, as Florida is slammed by Hurricane Irma. SEE ALSO: This Snapchat feature can help you keep tabs on Harvey’s devastation The airport, which sits on the southeastern tip[…]

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The Ad Council and Matthew McConaughey Want to Help You Contribute to Hurricane Harvey Relief

Hurricane Harvey has dominated the news, as viewers around the world have watched its winds and record-breaking rainfall devastate southern Texas. Since making landfall last Friday, Harvey has killed at least 47 people and displaced thousands more. Estimates of its ultimate cost have run into the hundreds of billions, even as the biggest storm to…[…]

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Florida hurricane threat reveals forecasting challenges in social media era

Right now, there’s a broad area of disturbed weather extending from Cuba to Hispaniola. It’s a messy storm system from a meteorological perspective, lacking any cohesion and the familiar, tightly wound swirling motion we’re used to seeing in mature tropical storms and hurricanes.  But the tropical wave, named “Invest 99L” by the National Hurricane Center,[…]