2024 hurricane season gets an upgrade, and it's not good news

2024 hurricane season gets an upgrade, and it's not good news

Colorado State University upgraded its hurricane season prediction, and it increased the number of named storms, total hurricanes and major hurricanes. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — This hurricane season started on time but has already exceeded expectations.  Before the season even had Tropical Storm Alberto, it was predicted by Colorado State University, North Carolina State University and the National Hurricane Center to be a historic season. The reason for that forecast was the transition to the La…

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Chances of a hurricane impacting NC are 'above normal' this season, experts say

Chances of a hurricane impacting NC are 'above normal' this season, experts say

Colorado State University’s meteorology department released an update to their 2024 hurricane season forecast this week. The update increased the forecast and calls for “an extremely active Atlantic hurricane season in 2024”. The updated CSU forecast calls for a well-above normal number of named storms (25 – that’s the whole list of names), more hurricanes than usual, and double the normal number of major hurricanes (category 3-5). This year’s updated forecast calls for an above-normal…

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Updated CSU forecast calls for an above-normal chance of a tropical storm or hurricane impacting NC

Updated CSU forecast calls for an above-normal chance of a tropical storm or hurricane impacting NC

Colorado State University’s meteorology department released an update to their 2024 hurricane season forecast this week. The update increased the forecast and calls for “an extremely active Atlantic hurricane season in 2024”. The updated CSU forecast calls for a well-above normal number of named storms (25 – that’s the whole list of names), more hurricanes than usual, and double the normal number of major hurricanes (category 3-5). This year’s updated forecast calls for an above-normal…

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Hurricane season will be more active than first predicted, experts say

Hurricane season will be more active than first predicted, experts say

After a nearly two-week track from Africa to Texas, Beryl is no longer a tropical system. While some areas recover from its wrath, others breathe a temporary sigh of relief – emphasis on temporary. It’s already been a busy start to the season. We’ve reached ‘C’ in the alphabet of storms. On average, that doesn’t happen until early August. Tracking tropical progress A plume of Saharan dust will keep the main development region in the…

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Beryl weakens to tropical storm after sweeping into Texas as Cat 1 hurricane

Beryl weakens to tropical storm after sweeping into Texas as Cat 1 hurricane

7 minutes ago Galveston.com (Photo from: MGN) MATAGORDA, TEXAS (AP) — Tropical Storm Beryl unleashed heavy rains and powerful winds across the state of Texas on Monday, knocking out power to more than 2 million homes and businesses and flooding streets with fast-rising waters as first responders raced to rescue stranded residents. Beryl had already cut a deadly path through parts of Mexico and the Caribbean before making a turn and later sweeping ashore as a Category 1 hurricane…

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The Harte Research Institute talks Hurricane Beryl's effects on the shark populations of The Gulf

The Harte Research Institute talks Hurricane Beryl's effects on the shark populations of The Gulf

Dr. Kesley Banks of the Harte Research Institute sat down with Domingo Live to discuss ‘Shark Week’ and how storm Beryl will effect shark populations. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Dr. Kesley Banks of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies sat down with Domingo Live to discuss the recent shark activity in the Gulf, the effects of Hurricane Beryl on shark populations and the Shark Week watch party happening this week. The question…

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The Harte Research Institute talks Hurricane Beryl's effects on the shark populations of The Gulf

The Harte Research Institute talks Hurricane Beryl's effects on the shark populations of The Gulf

Dr. Kesley Banks of the Harte Research Institute sat down with Domingo Live to discuss ‘Shark Week’ and how storm Beryl will effect shark populations. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Dr. Kesley Banks of the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies sat down with Domingo Live to discuss the recent shark activity in the Gulf, the effects of Hurricane Beryl on shark populations and the Shark Week watch party happening this week. The question…

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Latest news and updates as Hurricane Beryl makes landfall in Texas

Latest news and updates as Hurricane Beryl makes landfall in Texas

KHOU 11 is keeping you updated on what impacts the storm could have on the Texas Gulf Coast. HOUSTON — With Beryl churning toward the Texas Gulf Coast and expected to land as a Category 1 hurricane, the Houston area is preparing for heavy rain, flooding and possible tornados. As a result, watches and warnings have been issued and state government officials are preparing. Keep up to date Check back here for real-time updates on…

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Texas residents told to expect power outages, flooding as Beryl moves closer to landfall

Texas residents told to expect power outages, flooding as Beryl moves closer to landfall

MATAGORDA, Texas (AP) — Beryl began lashing coastal Texas with rain and intensifying winds Sunday as residents boarded up windows, left beach towns under evacuation orders and prepared for the powerful storm that has already cut a deadly path through parts of Mexico and the Caribbean. Beryl remained a tropical storm late Sunday as it churned toward the middle Texas coast but was expected to regain hurricane strength in the warm waters of the Gulf…

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Beryl bears down on Texas, where it is expected to hit after regaining hurricane strength

Beryl bears down on Texas, where it is expected to hit after regaining hurricane strength

The U.S. National Hurricane Center expects Beryl to regain hurricane strength and make landfall on the Texas coast sometime Monday. HOUSTON — Beryl was hurtling across the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico on a collision course with Texas, forecast to pick up strength and regain hurricane status before nearing the coast Sunday and making landfall the following day with heavy rains, howling winds and dangerous storm surge. A hurricane warning was declared for a…

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Beryl bears down on Texas, where it's expected to hit Monday and regain hurricane strength

Beryl bears down on Texas, where it's expected to hit Monday and regain hurricane strength

State and local officials have urged coastal residents to prepare for possible storm surge flooding, heavy rain and high winds. HOUSTON — The outer bands of Beryl brought rain and intensifying winds to Texas on Sunday as coastal residents boarded up windows, left beach towns under evacuation orders and braced for the tropical storm that forecasters expected to strengthen back into a hurricane before landfall. Much of Texas’ shoreline was under a hurricane warning and…

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Texas coastal residents told to expect power outages, flooding as Beryl moves closer to landfall

Texas coastal residents told to expect power outages, flooding as Beryl moves closer to landfall

The outer bands of Beryl began lashing communities along the Texas shoreline on Sunday, bringing rain and intensifying winds. MATAGORDA, Texas — Texas officials are telling coastal residents to expect power outages and floodings as Beryl was forecast to regain hurricane strength before making landfall early Monday. The outer bands of Beryl began lashing communities along the Texas shoreline on Sunday, bringing rain and intensifying winds. The storm was projected to make landfall around the…

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Samaritan's Purse sending more help to those impacted by Hurricane Beryl

Samaritan's Purse sending more help to those impacted by Hurricane Beryl

Samaritan’s Purse said in total, its deployed three flights in less than a week to the Caribbean. JAMAICA, — Samaritan’s Purse is sending another emergency relief flight to areas impacted by Hurricane Beryl.  The organization based in Boone, NC said in total, its deployed three flights in less than a week.  The most recent flight is heading to Jamaica delivering vital supplies to the island as recovery efforts begin.  Samaritan’s Purse said Saturday’s flight is…

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Texas coast braces for potential hit by Beryl. Storm is expected to regain hurricane strength

Texas coast braces for potential hit by Beryl. Storm is expected to regain hurricane strength

The U.S. National Hurricane Center expects the storm to regain strength in the warm waters of the Gulf and hit south Texas by early Monday. TULUM, Quintana Roo — Texas officials are urging coastal residents to brace for a potential hit by Beryl as the storm is expected to regain hurricane strength. Since battering Mexico’s Yucatan Pennisula, Beryl has moved back into the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico where it was expected to regain…

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Texas coast braces for potential hit by Beryl, which is expected to regain hurricane strength

Texas coast braces for potential hit by Beryl, which is expected to regain hurricane strength

The U.S. National Hurricane Center expects Beryl to regain hurricane strength and make landfall on the Texas coast sometime Monday. TULUM, Quintana Roo — Texas officials Saturday were urging coastal residents to brace for a potential hit by Beryl as the storm is expected to regain hurricane strength in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. “We’re expecting the storm to make landfall somewhere on the Texas coast sometime Monday, if the current forecast…

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