El Nino lowers hurricane risk

An El Nino event, the warming of the waters of the equatorial Pacific, has a major impact on hurricane development in the Atlantic.


Hurricane season is here: Be prepared

Although forecasters say they expect the 2014 hurricane season to be a mild one, along the Gulf Coast it’s still vital to be prepared in cas…


Emergency voting during storms discussed

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama Legislature may make it easier for voters to cast absentee ballots when there is a hurricane or other we…