Thu., June 21, 2012 1:20pm
Coastal-area researchers are hoping to dispel a widely-held notion on Georgia's coast: that hurricanes never will be a threat. Georgia hasn't taken a direct hit from a major hurricane in more than a century. Over the last hundred years, only four minor storms made landfall here. The last one was David 33 years ago.
Tue., May 22, 2012 2:45pm
Chatham County residents won't be getting 'voluntary' hurricane evacuations anymore. Emergency management officials there are getting rid of the term 'voluntary' and replacing it with 'early' and 'recommended' evacuations. The meaning hasn't changed. But officials believe the new wording will give residents more urgency as a storm approaches.
Wed., June 1, 2011 7:53am
Forecasters are predicting an "above normal" Atlantic hurricane season, which opens Wednesday. State officials hope coastal Georgians take that as a cue for preparation.
Tue., November 30, 2010 2:54pm
This year's hurricane season ended without a major storm hitting the United States. Although Haiti and Central America were hit with major storms, the lack of media attention these disasters received leaves some emergency managers worrying about complacency. After all, forecasters predicted a busy tropical season.
Thu., September 2, 2010 1:02pm
Meteorologists are advising beachgoers to stay out of the ocean in the wake of Hurricane Earl passing up the eastern seaboard. The National Weather Service issued a high-surf advisory lasting through Friday morning.
Mon., May 31, 2010 12:00am
A Savannah-based hurricane forecaster makes predictions for industry, not t
Mon., May 3, 2010 4:52pm
Coastal area officials are getting a briefing on hurricane preparations.
Tue., November 17, 2009 10:13am
Craig Fugate talks to students at Savannah State University
Mon., November 9, 2009 1:32pm
Rainfall from the weather system formerly known as tropical storm Ida was s