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Hurricane Hunter Plane Tours East Coast

Hurricane hunters are taking to the skies in a specially outfitted plane next week, but instead of hunting down monster storms, these scientists are on a whirlwind tour to raise public awareness ahead of the 2011 hurricane season. Full story

Southeast Australia braces for more flooding

Rural Australian towns braced for another week of flooding Sunday as a vast lake continued to spread across the country's southeast and a potential tropical storm threatened the northeast. Full story

Study: Future Hurricane Formation Will Need Warmer Water

The bar that burgeoning storms must hurdle to become full-blown hurricanes is rising, a new study finds. Full story

Atlantic hurricane season ends as 'gentle giant'

The Atlantic hurricane season ends Tuesday, going down as one of the busiest on record with extreme weather ravaging Haiti, Mexico and elsewhere, but sparing the U.S. coastline. Full story

Bermuda braces for Tropical Storm Shary

A tropical storm warning was issued for Bermuda Friday as Tropical Storm Shary approached in the Atlantic. Full story

Hurricane weakens quickly after battering Belize

Richard weakened quickly Monday, first to a tropical storm and then a tropical depression after battering the tiny Central American country of Belize as a hurricane. Full story

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Igor's rains flood parts of northeast Canada

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Wild hurricane facts as season gets super stormy

Igor regains strength, now tropical storm

Hermine rains leave Texas mess, at least 2 dead

Hurricanes like Earl throw birds off course

As a Hurricane, Earl Looked Like 'Magnificent Chaos' From Space

Earl downgraded as it smacks New England

Labor Day travelers contend with Hurricane Earl

Earl sparks port cancellations, itinerary changes

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  Two Cat 4 storms churn in Atlantic

As Tropical Storm Karl comes ashore in Yucatan, Hurricane Igor, the strongest Atlantic hurricane in three years, continues to churn in the mid-Atlantic, and Hurricane Julia is strengthening further west. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

  Live: Cape Cod dodges bullet from Earl

The Weather Channel's Paul Goodloe reports from Chatham, Massachusetts where Hurricane Earl moved through overnight.

  Hurricane Earl sideswipes Northeast

The once-powerful Hurricane Earl lost some of its energy as it moved up the East Coast, staying just off-shore enough to be noticed, without causing the level of damage some feared. NBC’s Dawn Franzen reports from Chatham, Mass. The Weather Channel’s Mike Seidel reports from the eastern-most tip of

  Sept. 3: Nightly News Friday broadcast

HURRICANE EARL, Peter Alexander; WEATHER, Bryan Norcross; EARTHQUAKE, Mark Quigley, Candace Egan; ECONOMY, Kristen Welker; BP CLAIMS, Brian Williams; BREWER, Kelly O'Donnell; OBAMA KIDS, Norah O'Donnell; HAWKING, PANDAS, Brian Williams; CELL PHONES, Brian Williams; MALE DRIVERS, Brian Williams; MAKI

  Holiday Travel

Hurricane Earl is playing havoc with what is expected to be a huge day for holiday travel, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson.

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Northeastern U.S. Prepares For Approach Of Hurricane Earl
Northeastern U.S. Prepares For Approach Of Hurricane Earl

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Weather satellite image of tropical cyclone Yasi
Weather satellite image of tropical cyclone Yasi

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A satellite image shows tropical cyclone Yasi
A satellite image shows tropical cyclone Yasi

A weather satellite image obtained from NOAA shows tropical cyclone Yasi passing near the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu heading towards the coast of Australia on January 31, 2011. REUTERS/NOAA/Handout FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN S

Newfoundland experiences Hurricane Igor
Newfoundland experiences Hurricane Igor

Water rushes from a storm drain as heavy rains from Hurricane Igor hit St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010. Igor pelted eastern Canada with heavy rain Tuesday, flooding communities, washing out roads and stranding some residents in their homes. In the Pacific, a mild tropical