Shortly after midnight on October 23, 2015, a group of courageous men and women flew into the center of Hurricane Patricia and landed in the history books. With measured winds of 200 MPH, Hurricane Patricia became the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded anywhere on Earth. Let that sink in for a moment.
There is currently a hurricane bearing down on the East Coast, and today’s top climatologists and government officials all agree there is only one thing left for able-bodied humans to do: panic.
The latest forecast for Hurricane Joaquin puts it on an unnerving path toward the East Coast, but the track is far from certain right now. This week was going to be a flooding nightmare anyway—the hurricane is just rubbing salt in the wound. You need to prepare now for a significant, potentially life-threatening…
Most of us don’t think much of the weather statements that meteorologists from the National Weather Service make every single day. Until there’s a natural disaster, of course. But a forecast issued as Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf states ten years ago today made history for its eloquence—and changed the way…
The first Hurricane Hunter flight took place July 27, 1943 near Galveston, TX. The flight was the result of a bet between Lt Col Joseph Duckworth and British pilots who were students of his at his instrument school at Bryan, TX. As a result of the bet, Lt Col Duckworth and his navigator Lt Ralph O’Hair deliberately…
The Bentley Arnage is the last of the truly old school Bentleys. But that also means it's old school British, with a penchant for faulty electronics and leaks whenever it rains.
Below is a video of WTTG's Tucker Barnes casually giving a live report on Hurricane Irene today from Ocean City, Maryland while drenched in what he described as "organic matter" that "doesn't taste great." I wonder why it didn't taste great?
Did you hear? Hurricane Irene is going to slam into New York City like Lindsay Lohan slamming into the sidewalk in front of a nightclub. It's going to be horrible! But we're sure you can make it through if you prepare adequately. Here's how.
The astronauts in the International Space Station have the best (and safest) view of Hurricane Earl as its 125 mph winds spin toward the Outer Banks of North Carolina and onward to New England. Photo Credit: NASA/Douglas Wheelock
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration recently announced that, from 2000 to 2008, airline flight delays took more from America's pocketbook than the combined cost of every hurricane in the country. Thanks, air travel. We love you, too.