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Image 1 - Satellites View 3 Dying Tropical Systems In Eastern Pacific
2011-10-13 12:55:14

Three tropical systems in the eastern Pacific Ocean: Tropical Depression Irwin, Post-tropical cyclone Jova, and the remnants of Tropical Depression 12E all appeared to be fading on NASA satellite imagery today. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the eastern Pacific at 4:41 a.m. EDT, Thursday, Oct. 13, and captured an infrared image of Tropical Depression Irwin still in open waters and the remnants of post-tropical cyclone Jova inland over central Mexico. Irwin still had some strong...

Image 1 - Satellites Capture Birth Of Tropical Storm Ophelia
2011-09-21 13:37:57

  Tropical Storm Ophelia was born today in the Atlantic Ocean and captured in an infrared image from NOAA's GOES-13 satellite and NASA's Aqua satellite. NASA and NOAA satellites were watching the low pressure System 98L in the central Atlantic yesterday when it was 1450 miles east of the Leeward Islands. Yesterday, Sept. 20, 2011 at 4:11 p.m. NASA's Aqua satellite flew over System 98L before it became a tropical storm. An infrared image from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder...

2011-09-10 07:00:00

Some evacuations are already underway in anticipation of Nateâs arrival, including oil rigs and energy firms along the Gulf Of Mexico. More flood damage could be inflicted in coastal communities. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 Tropical Storm Nate is poised to become the third hurricane of the 2011 hurricane season sometime late Friday or early Saturday when winds reach a sustained speed of 74 mph or higher. Nate is expected to continue to gain strength over the weekend...

Tropical Storm Maria Joins Hurricane Katia
2011-09-08 07:34:51

  Newborn Tropical Storm Maria joined Hurricane Katia in the Atlantic Ocean on Sept. 7. Both storms were seen on an impressive panoramic satellite view from the GOES-13 satellite, one in the central Atlantic, and the other in the western Atlantic near the U.S. An image from NOAA's GOES-13 satellite Wednesday showed newborn Tropical Storm Maria about 1305 miles (2,095 km) east of the Lesser Antilles on the morning of Sept. 7 at 11 a.m. EDT. The National Hurricane Center (NHC)...

Image 1 - Lee's Remnants Continue To Drench The Eastern US
2011-09-08 07:30:06

  GOES-13 and NASA's Aqua satellites provide data Landfalling tropical cyclones can bring a lot of rain, but after Lee made landfall and merged with a stalled frontal system over the eastern U.S. the rain keeps coming. Lee's clouds, however, continue to remain painfully out of reach of Texas, that needs the rain to battle several wildfires. One NASA satellite image showed how close but how far that needed rain was from the Lone Star State, while another showed the extent of Lee's...

2011-09-01 07:00:00

The 11th named storm of the 2011 hurricane season has formed, and flood damage, provider Water Damage Local.com watches to see if and where she may strike the US. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 01, 2011 Just when a storm weary East Coast had seen the last of Hurricane Irene, who blew ashore last weekend and did more than $7 billion in flood damage, Water Damage Local.com has already begun keeping an eye on Tropical Storm Katia. Formed off the coast of Africa, Katia is rapidly ramping up and...

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2011-09-01 05:28:19

  While parts of the East Coast and New England are still recovering from Hurricane Irene, a new storm is brewing in the Atlantic, Tropical Storm Katia. The TRMM satellite looked "under the hood" of the storm and saw heavy rainfall rates and towering clouds providing a clue that she was going to strengthen and may become a hurricane later today. Katia began as an area of low pressure that had moved away from the coast of Africa south of the Cape Verde Islands in the central eastern...

GOES-13 Satellite View of Irene, Jose and TD12
2011-08-30 11:03:47

  While the remnants of Hurricane Irene drench Quebec and Newfoundland, Canada today, NASA satellites are keeping tabs on two other tropical cyclones in the Atlantic: Tropical Storm Jose and newly formed Tropical Depression 12. NOAA's GOES-13 satellite, known as the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite has been providing infrared and visible images all tropical cyclones over the Atlantic Ocean this season and has now seen the development of the twelfth storm while two...

2011-08-29 07:20:00

NEW ORLEANS, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Six years after Hurricane Katrina, poor and low-income residents, African-Americans, immigrants, indigenous populations, and other at-risk communities living along the Gulf Coast report that the storm's devastating effects continue to be felt. The need for environmental restoration, affordable housing, employment opportunities, the right to return for displaced persons, and access to quality healthcare and education remain, and have been...

2011-08-28 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) MONDAY, AUGUST 29: HURRICANE KATRINA Profile America -- Monday, August 29th. Six years ago today, a hurricane slashed its nickname into the history books and into the hearts of tens of thousands of its victims. Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast, destroying communities over a wide path. Its...


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...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-22 09:33:41

The Hurricane Season starts June 1 for the Atlantic Ocean, however there are times that it may get an early start like here in 2012 were we have our first storm of the season two weeks early. So when does the Atlantic Season run? June 1- November 30 is the best time period for storms to occur.  You can further break these numbers down into regions of the ocean and Gulf of Mexico. For example in the early time period it is common to find storms that form near the coast of Cuba and move...

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