When referring to hurricanes, the use of short, distinctive given names in written as well as spoken communications is quicker and less subject to error.
Should I stay or should I go? Can I equalize the pressure in my home? What about propane tanks? What kind of tape do I need for windows? Does a closet count as a safe 'room'? Get your answers here.
Terms to know about hurricanes
Explanation of the difference in hurricane strength, from Category 1 to Category 5
The ABC Action News weather team takes a look at what you need to do to prepare for this hurricane season.
Officials say at least six people were killed when a spring tornado outbreak devastated parts of North Texas, destroying or damaging dozens of homes and injuring dozens of people.
Forecasters say the first tropical storm of the eastern Pacific hurricane season is strengthening off the coast of Mexico.
If you looked up at the sun Monday (hopefully with proper protection), you probably saw a rainbow around the sun. It's also known as a 22 degree halo, or sun halo.
Supplies & Checklists
Supplies you should have on-hand and the types of food you should have available, in the event of a hurricane emergency.
Preparing Your Property
If you don't have aluminum shutters, there are other options for protecting your home, including the use of plywood.
When you're hiring a home improvement professional to fix storm damage, it is of critical importance to find a trustworthy, licensed professional for any work that will affect the value of your home.
After the Storm
Typically, more deaths occur after a hurricane than during. These deaths come from people being too anxious to get outside and survey the damage where they come into contact with downed power lines or unstable trees, etc. Follow these suggestions for staying safe after the hurricane.