The Atlantic hurricane season is forecast to be a snoozer, but the National Hurricane Center was abuzz today as President Obama visited the tropical weather forecasting hub in Miami.
The current El Nino could suppress hurricane activity this year, though NOAA cautions that "it only takes one."
Researchers are looking at the connection between hurricanes and climate change from an interesting new perspective.
The eye of Typhoon Dolphin passed through the channel that separates the islands with sustained winds of 110 mph.
Typhoon Dolphin is forecast to pass near Guam during the day Friday and may blast the island with wind gusts up to 115 mph.
Typhoon Dolphin is expected to intensify further as it tracks west over the next couple of days.
Hurricane Center official says May storms are rare enough that he believes the June 1 start date still makes the most sense.
Tropical storm Dolphin is the next beastly storm forecast to develop in the western Pacific in the most active start to the typhoon season on record.
Ana produced wind gusts up to 55-60 when it made landfall Sunday, but has weakened and will produce moderate rains from Southeast Va. to the Southern Delmarva before exiting tonight.
Ana is the earliest named storm since 2003. Hurricane season technically doesn't start until June 1.