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HFS in the News

With back-to-back-to-back Nor’easters hitting the Northeast in March (and possibly more on the way?), HFS Chief Meteorologist Rob Carolan has been quoted in several news stories for his expertise on each storm: When a Nor’easter slammed New England with devastating coastal flooding on March 1, Bloomberg turned to Rob Carolan with some questions: “The slow … Continue reading HFS in the News

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Maria is the Bigger Threat to Land, not Jose

We’re in the peak of hurricane season now, and as you’d expect, the tropics are getting active, with two tropical storms and a hurricane in the Atlantic, but the biggest threat to land is not the one that’s been advertised for the past few days. With Irma dissipating over land a few days ago, Jose … Continue reading Maria is the Bigger Threat to Land, not Jose

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Irma Heads for Florida, Jose for Barbuda, and Katia for Mexico

The last few weeks have felt a lot like a Hollywood disaster movie, but not only have the disasters been real, they’re going to get worse in the next few days. As of 11pm Friday, Hurricane Irma had regained Category 5 strength with maximum sustained winds near 160 mph. It was centered about 300 miles south-southeast of … Continue reading Irma Heads for Florida, Jose for Barbuda, and Katia for Mexico

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Irma Slams the Antilles and Virgin Islands, Jose and Katia Also Bear Watching

While Hurricane Irma is rightfully grabbing all the attention, there are two other tropical storms that could be threats to land in the coming days.   After moving across Barbuda, St. Barts, and St. Martin overnight, the eye of Hurricane Irma was moving across the British Virgin Islands early Wednesday afternoon. When Irma moved across … Continue reading Irma Slams the Antilles and Virgin Islands, Jose and Katia Also Bear Watching

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Where Will Irma Go?

After dominating the headlines for a week and a half, Harvey will finally bid adieu to the United States this weekend. However, Hurricane Irma is about to take center stage, and will likely remain in the spotlight for a while.   The remains of what was once Hurricane Harvey are moving into Kentucky this evening, producing … Continue reading Where Will Irma Go?

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