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Hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through Nov. 30. We asked Curtis Brown, state coordinator of emergency management at the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), about how the commonwealth is readying for the season.

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To cut down on your child’s anxiety, not to mention the cries of “I’m bored,” we’ve compiled a list of things to prepare them for a hurricane and to keep them entertained. Explain hurricanes Tell your children that a hurricane is a giant, rainy windstorm that requires a lot of preparation and precaution. The more children know about the storm and safety procedures, the more confident they will ...

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced Monday that he's doubling U.S. emergency spending to help communities prepare for hurricanes and other extreme weather events, while launching a new effort at NASA to better understand and track the impact of climate change.

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