Special Section: Hurricanes & Tropical Storms
Local and nationwide hurricane news, tracking maps, photos, video, satellite, radar, alerts, blogs and storm preparation guide
When the the winds from these storms reach 39 mph (34 kts), the cyclones are given names. Years ago, an international committee developed names for Atlantic cyclones.
Hurricane Evacuation Zones
Interactive Caribbean tracking map
Interactive Pacific tracking map
Interactive Hawaii tracking map
What to do when a storm threatens or is approaching
What to do when a storm is hitting your area.
Tips on how to survive and recover after a storm
Make sure you know what you need and how to make it last.
This page contains links to many of our handy step-by-step guides to preparing for and surviving a hurricane.
Download a printable map to track this year's storms.
The ingredients for a hurricane include a pre-existing weather disturbance, warm tropical oceans, moisture, and relatively light winds aloft.
The CDC's humorous guide on how to prepare for a real emergency.
WFTV chief meteorologist Tom Terry and WFTV anchor Greg Warmoth take a look back at hurricanes in central Florida and a look ahead to the 2014 hurricane season.