WKRG Hurricane Resource Guide

2016 Hurricane Resource Guide

View Download and Print the WKRG 2016 Hurricane Resource Guide. Historical Accounts, Tracking Chart, Shelters, Supply Tips, Storm Names

Hurricane Hazard: Get Ready

Hurricane Hazard: Get Ready

Hurricane Hazard: Get Ready is special program for hurricane season to get you and your family prepared.

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Hurricane Preparation

We are in hurricane territory along the Gulf Coast. Make no mistake, this is where tropical storms visit and we’ve all got to be prepared. I…

hurricane in Gulf

Hurricane Knowledge

Hurricane Season in the Atlantic Ocean runs from June 1st through November 30th. It is the time of year when a mass of clouds near the equat…

After the Hurricane; Getting back to Normal (Image 1)

Hurricane Shelters in the News 5 Area

Hurricane Shelters in Mobile County These Emergency Mass Care Shelters are not listed in any order or priority of opening.  Shelters will be…

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Hurricane Forecast Cone, and Wind Scale

Hurricane or tropical storm forecast cones from the National Hurricane Center are what we base our cone forecasts on at News 5. The cone sho…

Hurricane Katrina 10 Years Latter

Hurricane Katrina

Hurricane Katrina in 2005 was massive, historic, expensive, and deadly. Here are statistics, summaries, and a collection of stories looking …

Hurricane Georges Flooding in 1998

Hurricane Georges in 1998

Hurricane Georges in 1998 left flooding rainfall totals of 1 to 3 feet. It made landfall near Biloxi as a category 2 before rapidly weakenin…

Hurricane Danny Flooding

Hurricane Danny in 1997

Hurricane Danny in 1997 was a slow-moving Category 1 hurricane that left 2 to 3 feet of rain; storm tides of 5 to 6 feet; and it pushed wate…

Hurricane Opal Satellite

Hurricane Opal in 1995

Hurricane Opal hit the Florida Panhandle in October of 1995, as the third most-costly hurricane in US history, at that time.

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Hurricane Frederic in 1979

On the evening of September 12, 1979, Hurricane Frederic crossed the west end of Dauphin Island as a Category 4 hurricane. It then traveled …

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Hurricane Myths Can Mislead You

A myth can be defined as a story passed down from generation to generation that is not true or is not always true. The hurricane myths below…

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Hurricane Hunters Fly into Nate

At News 5 we keep you updated in hurricane season with all the tracks and coordinates of tropical storms. Every once in a while I get to fly…

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Severe Weather FAQ and Preparation

Severe means damaging wind over 58mph, hail larger than an inch, or a tornado. By definition “severe” does not account for lightning or how …

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Summer Heat Danger in Vehicles

This story aired in July of 2011…. The July sun is high in the sky and days are long. No wonder it’s a hot month. My summer weather interns …

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