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

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.

Researchers Predict Quieter Hurricane Season Than Usual
2012-03-28 05:07:40

Colorado State University researchers announced this week that the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season will be a quieter one.

2012-01-26 11:22:53

Survivors of Hurricane Katrina have struggled with poor mental health for years after the storm.

Two Hurricane Experts Won’t Make December Forecasts Anymore
2011-12-14 08:31:39

The two top US hurricane experts are abandoning their December efforts to predict the number of hurricanes for the following year, after admitting there is no proof they can make accurate forecasts this far out from the coming season.

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2011-12-07 08:01:13

The Prediction Intensity Interval model for Hurricanes (PIIH) algorithm seeks to mitigate damage by the "evil god of winds and destruction."

Image 1 - Hurricane Kenneth Becomes Late-season Record-breaking Major Hurricane
2011-11-23 03:55:44

NASA satellites have been watching hurricane Kenneth in the eastern Pacific, and on Nov, 22, Kenneth became a late-season major hurricane. In fact, Kenneth sets a record for the latest season major hurricane in the eastern Pacific Ocean.

GOES Satellite Eyeing Late Season Lows For Tropical Development
2011-11-19 03:58:14

The GOES-13 satellite is keeping forecasters informed about developing lows like System 90E in the eastern Pacific and another low pressure area in the Atlantic.

Image 1 - NASA Satellites Catch Tropical Storm Rina Forming, Strengthening
2011-10-24 12:37:21

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite called "TRMM" and NASA's Aqua satellite captured radar and temperature data that showed Tropical Storm Rina forming in the western Caribbean Sea yesterday.

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.


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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