This video explains the fascinating story of how a hurricane is created.
An excellent animation on how hurricanes progress from evaporation over water to massive, swirling storms.
A super storm goes an atypical direction and strikes the Eastern Seaboard, causing a tremendous amount of damage.
Weather forecasts beyond a week or two are mid-range forecasts. They must take into consideration other factors like ocean temperature and greenhouse gas content. In 2013, the active hurricane season that was predicted was completely incorrect.