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One interesting aspect of Hurricane Ione was that it was the first hurricane to be observed by the newly-installed Cape Hatteras radar. For some 35 hours, on September 18 through early morning on September 20, the eye was under radar surveillance. During this time, the storm made several small-scale oscillations within its track (Figure 3).How do you track a hurricane?
You can track a hurricane using latitude and longitude. Download a hurricane tracking map from the National Hurricane Center. Listen to the radio or television for the latest coordinates. They are updated each hour.Does the National Weather Service name a hurricane?
The National Hurricane Center actually does not name tropical storms and hurricanes. Instead, the names are established by the World Meteorological Organization and then rotated every six years. If a storm is too deadly or costly, the name will be retired.Were is the National Hurricane Center located?
The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is a component of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) located at Florida International University in Miami, Florida . The NHC mission is to save lives, mitigate property loss, and improve economic efficiency by issuing the best watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous tropical weather and by increasing understanding of these hazards.