US experiences record-breaking natural disasters in 2021

(WSYR)- Another year, another potentially record-breaking number of natural billion-dollar disasters in the United States. 10/24/2021: Sunshine fading into clouds and rain chances today As of early October 2021, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information states that the United States has experienced 18 weather/climate disasters with losses exceeding $1 billion each. Year-to-date, this is a … Read more

Tropical Depression Fred 11PM update: Fred’s track shifts east, now closer to Florida coastline

This story is no longer being updated. Click here for the latest forecast track. TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Tropical Storm Fred, the sixth name storm of the hurricane season, has weakened into a tropical depression as it currently moves over Hispaniola, according to the National Hurricane Center. However, the storm’s track has gone further east, … Read more

Tracking the Tropics: What to expect from 2021 Atlantic hurricane season

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — June 1 marks the official start of the hurricane season, and experts are predicting another year of above-average tropical activity in the Atlantic basin. Last month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced its prediction, giving a 60% chance of an above-normal season. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center predicted 13 to 20 … Read more