Hurricane season opener

Did you know the names of hurricanes are already set through 2012? So, here comes Bertha, the Atlantic’s first tropical storm this year to reach hurricane status. Bertha’s weakening, then maybe strengthening, and is currently headed toward Bermuda. Hurricane expert and UNC Press author Jay Barnes is our go-to person for hurricane info. He recently made an appearance on WUNC-TV’s North Carolina People, hosted by William Friday. A podcast of Barnes’s appearance on the show is available online.

We’ve got a great collection of information on our special hurricane website:

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