All about Hurricane season

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By Edition On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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2018 will be another active hurricane season

WILLEMSTAD - It will be an active hurricane season again. Just like last year. And that is because the seawater is warmer than normal. According to the GWO, the Global Weather Oscillations, the region will get 12 More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 4th, 2017
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Goodbye to an extremely active Hurricane Season

MIAMI - On November 30, marked the official end of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season which matched predictions that it would be extremely active. The season produced 17 named storms of which 10 became hurricanes More...

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By Edition On Monday, May 29th, 2017
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Brace for an above-average hurricane season this year

FLORIDA – Forecasters at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center say the Atlantic could see another above-normal hurricane season this year. For the upcoming Atlantic More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Rare April storm may be forming in the Atlantic

FLORIDA – It’s still about a month and a half before the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, but it could be off to an early start this year. Weather experts are watching a disturbance that could More...

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By Edition On Friday, December 2nd, 2016
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The most active hurricane season in four years comes to an end

FLORIDA – The 2016 Atlantic hurricane season officially ends today as the first above-normal season since 2012, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). There were 15 named storms More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
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Hurricane Preparedness – Be Ready

WILLEMSTAD - Curacao Chronicle is appealing to residents not to let their guard down, preparedness pays off, do not be complacent and have all necessary preparations rapped up. Two keys to weather safety are to prepare for More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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Saharan dust slows down storm activity in hurricane season’s second month

MIAMI - Even before the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season started, the storms were forming. First there was Alex in January, then Bonnie in late May, then Colin and Danielle in June. Since Danielle’s June 20 formation, More...

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By Edition On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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Average or not, hurricane season still poses threat, official warns

BRIDGETOWN - It only takes one. That was the message Acting Deputy Director of the Department of Emergency Management in Barbados, Captain Robert Harewood, sought to impress on residents as the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016
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Hurricane season outlook ramps up after tame 2015

COLORADO - With the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season officially due to get underway on June 1, the respected climatology team at Colorado State University (CSU) has released its outlook for the upcoming season. The More...

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By Edition On Monday, August 17th, 2015
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Tropical wave can become a hurricane

WILLEMSTAD - There is a Tropical Wave heading towards the Caribbean islands. It could potentially develop into a storm or hurricane. So says the National Hurricane Center in Atlanta. The wave is now located a few More...