Weather Channel Tracking Isaac

As tropical storm Isaac bears down on the Gulf Coast, The Weather Channel is providing up-to-the-minute-developments on the air and its website. Among the online resources are an Isaac storm page, hurricane tracker, and a hurricane safety and preparedness page.

Isaac is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfall as early as tomorrow. Hurricane warnings have been issued for parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida.

The Weather Channel is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Weather Channel Presents ‘Hurricane Hunters’

Documentary series “Hurricane Hunters” premieres tonight on The Weather Channel. It follows members of the Air Force Reserve Squadron in Biloxi, Miss., as they fly planes into eyes of hurricanes to gather key meteorological data necessary to determine the storm’s path and strength. For the series, the crew flew into every major hurricane and tropical storm of the 2011 season, including Hurricane Irene.

The Weather Channel is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Shows Worth Watching This Summer

There are plenty of reasons to watch TV this summer, writes The Wrap’s Kimberly Potts. Among the 56 shows that she details are TNT’s new “Dallas” series, the return of AMC drama “Breaking Bad,” the third season of A&E’s “Storage Wars,” and ABC Family’s new original drama series “Bunheads.” She also recommends summer fare from MTV (“MTV Movie Awards”), The Weather Channel (“Hurricane Hunters”), TLC (“Craft Wars”), FX (“Anger Management”), USA (“Suits”) and Discovery Channel (“Shark Week”).

The networks mentioned above are available to all or virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

Weather Channel Bows ‘Turbine Cowboys’ Tomorrow

Workers who build, maintain and repair giant wind turbines are spotlighted in “Turbine Cowboys,” the Weather Channel’s newest weather-related reality program, which debuts tomorrow evening.

The show is part of network’s plan to increase by 70 percent the amount of original programming it offers this year. The network intends to introduce at least one new show each month through the end of 2012. Among the subjects of future programs will be power-line repairmen, Coast Guard rescuers, and ironworkers.

The Weather Channel is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic service.

Best Sites for Tracking Hurricane Irene

As Hurricane Irene lashes the East Coast, PCWorld lists the best sites for tracking the storm. Included is The Weather Channel, which is preempting regular coverage to focus on the storm and offering up-to-the-minute developments at its website.

The Weather Channel is generally available to Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.