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Hurricanes should always be taken seriously.

7 dangerous mistakes to avoid during a hurricane

When dealing with a huge storm and violent winds, there are some common mistakes that can put your safety and the safety of others at risk.

Floodgates, mega-shelters, and the National Guard: How Louisiana is preparing for Tropical Storm Barry

"Nobody should take this storm lightly just because it's supposed to be a Category 1 when it makes landfall," said Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.
Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana on Friday morning.

Unusually high water levels could cause life-threatening flooding in New Orleans from a tropical storm likely to become a hurricane

Tropical Storm Barry will likely test New Orleans' defenses and the Mississippi River's levees as the water already in the river is unusually high.
A total solar eclipse and Hurricane Barbara as seen by a satellite on July 2, 2019.

A NASA satellite caught yesterday’s solar eclipse and a Category 4 hurricane at the same time — here’s the video

A total solar eclipse and a hurricane can be seen near each other in this footage from a GOES satellite, which is run jointly by NASA and NOAA.
A rendering of Oceanix City.

The UN is supporting a design for a new floating city that can withstand Category 5 hurricanes

Floating cities could help address two global challenges: sea level rise and a lack of affordable housing.
The buildings' reflective panels change colors with the light.

New York’s $25 billion megadevelopment can withstand a superstorm or terrorist attack — even if the entire city shuts down

The $25 million Hudson Yards megadevelopment is designed to withstand disasters like hurricanes or terrorist attacks.
Arkup's first floating home debuted in February.

A $6 million floating home that can withstand Category 4 hurricanes is now a reality. Take a look inside.

The housing startup Arkup built its first floating home that can withstand rising sea levels and Category 4 hurricanes.
In his annual letter on Saturday, Warren Buffett warned of the threat of 'The Big One.'

Warren Buffett warns of natural or human-made ‘megacatastrophe,’ and says our losses will be huge

In Warren Buffett's annual letter on Saturday, he warned about the 'The Big One' — a major hurricane, earthquake, or cyber attack that will dwarf Katrina.
Chick's homes withstood high winds during Hurricane Michael.

How to hurricane-proof your home, according to an architect who designs homes that could withstand Category 4 hurricanes

Florida architect Geoff Chick has built numerous hurricane-resistant homes in the Gulf of Mexico

‘You can’t fake it. So that’s one good thing’: Trump jokes that windy weather from Hurricane Florence and Michael prove that h...

"And you walk around in those conditions, you can't fake it," Trump said, referring to his hair when he inspected the hurricane damage. "You can't fake it. So that's one good thing."