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Tropical Storm Ernesto Passes Over St. Lucia
2012-08-04 11:47:38

The fifth Atlantic Ocean tropical depression strengthened into Tropical Storm Ernesto on Thursday, August 2 at 5 p.m. EDT and tracked over St. Lucia early on August 3. NASA's Terra satellite captured an image of Ernesto from space as it approached the island. On August 2, 2012 at 1420 UTC (10:20 a.m. EDT) the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS)instrument onboard NASA's Terra satellite captured a stunning visible image of Tropical Storm Ernesto as it was approaching the...

2012-08-03 23:02:21

Live feed of tropical storm Ernesto featured by SEO Service Group latest client SeavisTours. Dominican Republic (PRWEB) August 03, 2012 SEO Service Group's new client, SeavisTours, offers travelers a unique experience when they are in the Dominican Republic. Travelers enjoy a range of services including their renowned Punta Cana excursions. This year, they are offering a live webcam, broadcasting the marina of Bayahibe. This seasons first tropical storm, Ernesto, is expected to pass south...

2012 Atlantic Hurricane Predictions
2012-07-26 07:18:04

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly - Your Universe Online The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season is now in full swing. However, it has been fairly light after a vigorous start in May and then a very tranquil time since then. The biggest reason for the quiet period we are seeing now has to do with both the placement of the Bermuda High and also the upper level winds across the Atlantic, which are still a tad unfavorable for development in the region. The best and most favorable spots right now...

Tropical Storm Debby Update – June 25, 2012
2012-06-25 06:00:14

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Gulf of Mexico: As of 6:00am CDT Tropical Storm Debby continues to turn in the Northeast portion of the Gulf of Mexico near the Florida coastline. Tropical Storm Debby formed over the weekend in the Central part of the Gulf of Mexico, after Air Force Recon planes flew a mission inside of Debby and were able to locate winds sustaining Tropical Storm status. This morning Tropical Storm Debby continues to wreak havoc over the entire state of Florida with...

NASA Watching Southern Gulf Of Mexico Low For Tropical Trouble
2012-06-22 07:24:11

NASA satellites are providing data on a broad area of low pressure in the south-central Gulf of Mexico that has a medium chance for development into a tropical depression. Infrared data from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument that flies onboard NASA's Aqua satellite is helping forecasters at the National Hurricane Center understand what's happening with the low pressure area. In an image captured on June 21 at 0729 (3:29 a.m. EDT), the center of the low pressure area...

Tropical Storm Beryl Watched From NASA Satellites
2012-05-30 09:42:49

Satellites provide data to NHC forecasters Tropical Storm Beryl formed off the Carolina coast on Friday, May 25 as "System 94L" and later that day became the second tropical storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, before the season even started. Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend in the U.S. NASA and NOAA satellites kept track of Beryl, feeding forecasters with valuable data. NASA's Aqua and Terra satellites and NOAA's GOES-13 satellite have been monitoring the progression of Beryl...

Big Story Weather Header
2012-05-29 03:00:37

RedOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from May 25-28, 2012: May 25 proved to be very active for the Plains. Areas in Kansas were hit with well over 20 tornadoes. We also saw hail the near 2.75 inches in size near Merrick, Nebraska. On May 26th we saw no tornado reports, however, there were reports of hail the size of 1.75 throughout WI and the Great Lakes region. May 27th brought tornado reports in both Nebraska and Minnesota along with the report of hail the size of...

Near-normal 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted
2012-05-25 03:12:46

Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew underscores necessity to prepare every year Conditions in the atmosphere and the ocean favor a near-normal hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin this season, NOAA announced Thursday from Miami at its Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, and home to the Hurricane Research Division. For the entire six-month season, which begins June 1, NOAA´s Climate Prediction Center says there´s a 70 percent chance of nine to 15 named storms...


Latest Atlantic hurricane season Reference Libraries

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-19 18:43:58

Debbie formed in the warm waters of the Southeast Gulf and slowly moved northward. Debbie got picked up by the trough which was located to the North of it for a time which allowed it to make the initial turn towards Florida. Once it got near Florida, it got stuck in between the trough and ridge that was back to the west causing the storm to stall in one place or become stationary. This occurred just of the coast of Florida which resulted in a huge disaster for the state. Now Debbie has become...

The Post Storm Analysis Of Tropical Storm Beryl
2012-07-10 18:26:09

Tropical Storm Beryl, the second named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season 2012, began in advance of the actually start of the season. On the evening of May 25, 2012 Beryl started out as an area of Low pressure off the Southeast Coast with an estimated pressure near 1002mb. Beryl further moved southeastward towards the Florida coast near Jacksonville. Beryl also intensified into a Tropical Storm with winds near 70mph prior to making landfall. In the overnight hours of May 28 just after...

The Loop Ocean Current
2012-07-10 18:20:32

When it comes to learning about the weather it is very important to understand about the oceans. The reason for this is that ocean currents can play a major role on not only weather but also the climate of a region. The current that we are looking at is called the Loop Current. If you look at the image above you can see that it’s situated just off the west coast of Florida and extends into the Gulf of Mexico. The Loop current is a warm current and this creates a warmer surrounding in...

Heavy Rain Batters The Gulf Coast From Louisiana To The Florida Panhandle
2012-07-10 17:50:51

GULF COAST UNITED STATES The weekend of June 8-10, 2012 was one of the wettest weekends in a very long time for this region. Thunderstorms and very heavy rain started in the middle of the afternoon on Friday and continued all the way through Sunday Night. An upper level feature began to slide through Eastern Texas towards the Gulf of Mexico and this interacted with a quasi-stationary front that was situated along the Northern Gulf Coast. The two features acted together to create a very...

Hurricane Features
2012-05-22 10:04:25

Location A: This is known as the Eye or the center of the Hurricane/Typhoon/Cyclone. This region is highlighted by the potential for calm winds and also the fact that it’s possible to see the sun or moon during the night. It also gives people false sense that the storm may be done, when in fact it is only at the half way point. Location B: This region is known as feeder bands that outline the center of the storm. In this region you will see very strong winds and also tornadoes and heavy...

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