National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

1:42pm

Thu August 8, 2013
The Two-Way

NOAA: Hurricane Season On Track To Be 'Above Normal'

Originally published on Thu August 8, 2013 4:13 pm

Image of Tropical Storm Dorian on July 24 from NOAA's GOES East satellite.
NOAA

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration stuck by its earlier prediction today that the summer will bring with it an "above normal" Atlantic hurricane season.

NOAA reports:

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2:17pm

Thu July 18, 2013
The Two-Way

Sequestration Could Curtail 'Hurricane Hunter' Missions

Originally published on Thu July 18, 2013 4:38 pm

A WC-130J "Hurricane Hunter"
U.S. Air Force

Federal furloughs caused by sequestration could ground "Hurricane Hunter" aircraft, depriving forecasters of real-time measurements of storms during what's expected to be an especially active Atlantic hurricane season.

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2:30pm

Tue June 25, 2013
The Two-Way

NOAA: A Rare Tsunami Hit The East Coast Earlier This Month

A radar image of the storm complex that may have caused the tsunami.
NOAA

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a 6-foot wave that hit the East Coast earlier this month was a rare tsunami.

The West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center said the source of the wave is "complex and under review," but they believe it was caused by a strong storm and perhaps even the "the slumping at the continental shelf east of New Jersey."

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6:52am

Thu June 6, 2013
The Two-Way

Tropical Storm Andrea Strengthens, Heads Toward Florida

National Hurricane Center

Andrea, the first named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane season, strengthened overnight and is forecast to make landfall along Florida's Big Bend area later today.

The National Hurricane Center has issued tropical storm warnings for a wide swath of the western coast of Florida. The system is forecast to move northeast along the eastern seaboard over the next couple of days, so the center has issued storm warnings from Georgia to Virginia.

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3:16am

Fri May 31, 2013
Business

Massachusetts Fights New Codfish Limits With A Lawsuit

Originally published on Mon June 3, 2013 3:26 pm

Transcript

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

The state of Massachusetts is suing the Obama administration over fishing regulations. Ocean-going commercial fishermen say new limits on the amount of codfish they can catch will put them out of business.

Curt Nickisch reports from member station WBUR in Boston.

CURT NICKISCH, BYLINE: Generations of fishermen have hauled cod, halibut and flounder into the port of Gloucester, where today Joe Orlando runs a 65-foot trawler, the Padre Pio.

JOE ORLANDO: I've been fishing with this boat almost 38 years.

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