The first line of defense to prevent being struck in an unexpected storm is to not let a storm be unexpected.
Most hurricane deaths occur away from the coast.
Tropical cyclones, or hurricanes, are among nature's fiercest manifestations, capable of releasing as much energy as 10,000 nuclear bombs.
Hurricanes do form in the Pacific Ocean, just as they do in the Atlantic, but none of these storms seem to reach the continental U.S. Why not?
With Tropical Storm Isaac spinning toward the Gulf Coast, emergency personnel might have some trouble convincing residents to get out of harm's way.
A massive, indoor hurricane simulator could save your life.
Shows that some spots get hammered far more than others.
Just before a hurricane approached, researchers witnessed sharks swimming out to deeper water.
Being able to read the clouds for severe weather can help save your life when you're out on the open road.
Despite a quiet July in the Atlantic, the AccuWeather.com Long-Range Forecasting team still expects the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season to be near normal in terms of the number of named storms.
Before it grew into Hurricane Isaac, the tropical storm still looked fearsome in a NASA nighttime view.