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U.S. may see several hurricane landfalls in 2011: WSI

The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season will be active with the energy-rich U.S. Gulf Coast facing a significant threat of a hurricane landfall, a leading private weather forecaster predicted on Tuesday.Full story

Verizon's wireless-communications 'brain'

Verizon Wireless invited several journalists to take a tour of its Super Switch facility in Orlando, Fla. The 43,000-square-foot facility is one of five Super Switches in the state and it is the brains of Central Florida's wireless communications. The facility can withstand a Category 5 hurricane. Full story

NASA Calls Igor 'Monstrous Hurricane'

Hurricane Igor, currently churning across the Atlantic as a major Category 4 storm, has been followed by NASA satellites, and dubbed a "monstrous hurricane," in a NASA statement. Full story

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2 houses put through hurricane wind test

Hurricane Otto forms in the Atlantic


  Tropical storm Alex weakens, pours rain

After hitting land as a category 2 hurricane, Alex continues to weaken even as it pours rain across Northern Mexico and South and Central Texas. NBC's Jim Cantore and Charles Hadlock report.

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  Hurrican Igor moves onto Bermuda

Residents of the island braced for punishing wind, rain and waves of the Category 1 storm.

Hurricane Igor
Hurricane Igor

This image provided by NASA shows an image taken by astronauts aboard the International Space Station of the eye of Hurricane Igor at 11:56 a.m. EDT on Tuesday Sept. 14, 2010. The storm at the time was a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale of intensity. At 4 a.m. EDT Saturday Sept. 18 I

Hurricane Alex expected to make landfall
Hurricane Alex expected to make landfall

epa02230411 Handout photo from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration made on 29 June 2010 showing Hurricane Alex as it strengthened in the Gulf of Mexico and was expected to make landfall later 30 June. The first named storm of the Atlantic season became a Category 1 hurricane as it sl