It’s that time of the year…

…hurricane season!


Here’s a story I wrote about NOAA’s hurricane hunter planes, known affectionately as “Miss Piggy” and “Kermit.” They’re getting new Rolls-Royce engines, new wings and better radar.

And here’s a gem from ten years ago, when I covered Hurricane Wilma in Key West:

Gary Dunn, the bar’s owner, said he is thinking of staying open. He’s making his final decision at 2 p.m. today. Dunn knows that if he stays open, people will come to drink the storm away. Once, a guy rode his bike to the bar in the middle of a hurricane.