While lulls in tropical activity in the Atlantic will continue, a rapid end to the hurricane season in September does not always occur during an El Niño.
The combination of moisture from Erika and a non-tropical system will drench areas from Florida to the South Carolina coast through the middle of the week.
Ignacio weakened to a tropical storm as it moves north of Hawaii, but the worst of Ignacio will miss the islands this week.
More than one million volunteers have served along the Gulf Coast in the decade since Katrina, making it the largest volunteer response to a natural disaster in U.S. history.
A rapid shutdown of tropical activity and an end to hurricane season in early September is not likely this year, despite a strong El Nino.
As of Monday evening, Fred was downgraded to a tropical storm. It will depart the Cape Verde Islands Tuesday and weaken further in the coming days.
Cleveland-based pseudonymous photographer Seph Lawless ventured to New Orleans in July of 2015 to tell the story of a still-recovering city 10 years post-Katrina.
On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina left the city of New Orleans in ruin and turmoil. Since that fateful day, no area of the city has seen its struggle become more closely associated with Katrina’s wrath than the Lower Ninth Ward.