Weather App

8News StormTracker App: All things weather-related in the palm of your hand

The 8News StormTracker app is a great tool that is free and available on all devices, and will give you everything you need to know right in…

Katrina 2

Stronger collaboration between FEMA, National Hurricane Center since Hurricane Katrina

After Hurricane Katrina struck, there was criticism over the government’s response to the storm. As a result, many changes were made within …

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Behind the desk: The modern tools for reporting severe weather

On a “run of the mill day”, the 8News weather casters analyze data on four computers.

Hurricane Chasers

Hurricane chasers: Willing to go into the eye of the storm

Over the last decade hurricane forecasting has evolved, providing better accuracy and more warnings and in turn, more time to prepare.

Tornado Katie

Staying safe during a tornado

No matter where you live, a basement or cellar will always be the safest place to ride out a storms.

Safety Kit

Must have items for a weather emergency survival kit

Batteries, flashlights, canned goods, and documents are a must have in your survival kit.

Lightning

When lightning strikes: Tips for the active

One of the many concerns when participating in an open field sport is the large open space. There are typically no trees around and the dug …