An average season sees six hurricanes and 12 named storms. This extraordinarily busy season has focused attention on climate change, which scientists say is causing wetter, stronger and more destructive storms.
The 2020 hurricane season is not over yet. Tropical Depression 27 formed in the Atlantic Ocean this morning and has already strengthened into a tropical storm.
Roads in Texas were jammed with traffic as evacuation orders were issued in Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Delta.
Louisiana residents still recovering from the devastation of a powerful hurricane that hit less than two months ago are bracing themselves for another blow — this time from Hurricane Delta.
Hurricane Delta is getting bigger fast and speeding up as it takes aim at Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.
Delta had been forecast to strike western Cuba, but shifted a bit to the west Monday putting it on a path to hit the northeast tip of the Yucatan early Wednesday.
Tropical Storm Wilfred formed in the eastern Atlantic this morning, the latest storm in a record-breaking 2020 hurricane season that has now exhausted the list of hurricane names. It was soon followed by Alpha and Beta, the first uses of a Greek letter for a storm since 2005.
Hurricane Sally has lumbered ashore near Gulf Shores, Alabama, as a Category 2 storm, with top winds of 105 mph.
Researchers at the University of Bristol analyzed future projections of hurricane rainfall in the Caribbean and found that climate change could result in extreme hurricane events being as high as five times more likely.
So far 18 deaths in Texas and Louisiana have been attributed to the storm; more than half of those people were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning from the unsafe operation of generators.
The remnants of Hurricane Laura are unleashing heavy rain hundreds of miles inland from a path of death and destruction left along the northwest Gulf Coast.
A local nonprofit left for Louisiana Thursday morning to help with search and rescue efforts after Hurricane Laura made landfall overnight.
A timelapse shows Texans evacuating ahead of Hurricane Laura.
Storm surge from Laura could reach up to 30 miles inland, say forecasters
A day after roaring ashore as a hurricane, Hanna lashed the Texas Gulf Coast on Sunday with high winds and drenching rains that destroyed boats, flooded streets and knocked out power across a region already reeling from a surge in coronavirus cases.
The Texas coast took a direct hit from Hurricane Hanna on Saturday, while a second storm in the Pacific Ocean is taking aim at Hawai'i on Sunday.
The death toll from Michael's destructive march from Florida to Virginia stood at 17, with just one confirmed death so far in this Florida Panhandle town of about 1,000 people that took a direct hit from the hurricane and its 155 mph winds last week.
Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands without power and without easy access to supplies.
Video shows a meteorologist and the Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters flying straight through the eyewall of Hurricane Michael as it was making landfall along the Florida Panhandle.
Michael intensified from a Category 3 storm early Wednesday, hours before its expected landfall in the afternoon.