Tag: national oceanic and atmospher administration

Vern Buchanan: Floridians Need to Take NOAA’s Prediction of Active Hurricane Season Seriously

As Buchanan’s office noted, NOAA “updated its forecast from ‘above-normal’ to an ‘extremely active’ hurricane season. NOAA is now predicting 19-25 named storms, and three to six major hurricanes, defined as a category 3, 4 or 5 storm with winds of 111 mph or higher.

Marco Rubio Champions Proposal to Help Infrastructure Deal With Severe Weather

The bill would have the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) “identify a consistent, federal set of best available forward-looking metrological information." The bill would also have the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) “make that information available to standards-developing organizations, with advice and technical assistance to help ensure organizations are able to incorporate this information into standards, building codes and voluntary certifications.”

Michael Waltz Fights on Capitol Hill to Save Coastline

U.S. Rep. Michael Waltz, R-Fla. thinks colleges may hold the answer to protecting the coastlines of Florida and other states.