Hurricanes

Hurricane Ida Eyes New Orleans and the Mid-Gulf Coast

Ida will likely go through an explosive development cycle and strike Louisiana late Sunday as a major hurricane—the second in the Gulf in the past two weeks.

08/27/2021 By Bob Bunting

Weather

Sarasota’s Climate Adaptation Center Updates Its 2021 Hurricane Forecast

Three climate factors will keep this an active peak season.

08/16/2021 By Bob Bunting

Weather

Tropical Depression Fred Is Heading Our Way

Fred is expected to stengthen into a tropical storm in the next day or so.

08/13/2021 By Bob Bunting

Elsa

Hurricane Elsa Passed With Minor Impacts to Sarasota-Manatee

But, Climate Adaptation Center CEO Bob Bunting warns, we need to watch how much of the rainfall brings nutrients to the significant amount of red tide that's present in the Gulf.

07/07/2021 By Bob Bunting

Tropical Storm Elsa

Elsa Barrels Down on the Southwest Coast of Florida

Strong storm effects will begin this afternoon and go through the evening.

07/06/2021 By Bob Bunting

Weather

Here’s the Latest on Tropical Storm Elsa

Peak storm conditions in Sarasota will begin late Tuesday afternoon.

07/05/2021 By Bob Bunting

Tropical Storm Elsa

Here's Your Fourth of July Tropical Storm Elsa Update

Sarasota climate scientist Bob Bunting, CEO of the Climate Adaptation Center, says the storm center will be close to the Sarasota coastline starting Tuesday.

07/04/2021 By Bob Bunting

Hurricane Elsa

Hurricane Elsa Is a Growing Threat

The storm, which has 85 mph winds as of Friday, July 2, is intensifying rapidly.

07/02/2021 By Bob Bunting

Storm Watch

Tropical Storm Eta Takes Aim at South Florida

Sarasota and Manatee residents should keep an eye on the path.

11/06/2020 By Bob Bunting

The Calm Before The Storms?

It's Quiet in the Tropics Right Now—But Probably Not For Long

This time of year has traditionally been the most dangerous for storm activity on the Gulf Coast.

09/29/2020 By Bob Bunting

Earth, Wind and Fire

Twin Storms Head Into the Gulf of Mexico

Plus, wildfires rage in Northern California as a warming climate wreaks havoc nationwide.

08/24/2020 By Bob Bunting

Hurricanes

Tropical Storm Laura Threatens Florida

This year’s record-breaking hurricane season kicks into even higher gear.

08/21/2020 By Bob Bunting

Hurricane Seasaon

Peak Florida Hurricane Season Is Here

Atmospheric scientist Bob Bunting updates his predictions on the extreme storm season ahead.

08/13/2020 By Bob Bunting

Climate Change

Climate Disruptions Are Impacting Human Health

Red tide outbreaks and the spread of COVID-19 may both be connected to a warming planet.

07/16/2020 By Bob Bunting

Weather

Sahara Desert Dust Is Heading Our Way

Here’s what that means for us.

06/24/2020 By Bob Bunting

Adapting to Climate Change

The CEO of Sarasota’s Climate Adaptation Center on Science and Hope in a Hotter World

Scientist Bob Bunting outlines how Florida and our region will change and how we can respond and benefit.

06/18/2020 By Bob Bunting

Tracking Irma

How Cuba Saved Florida From a Category 5 Hurricane

Weather expert Bob Bunting’s presentation shows how close the monster storm came to hitting Sarasota.

07/01/2018 By Bob Bunting