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2011-08-25 12:59:01

Hurricane Irene is a major hurricane, and NASA satellite data shows its diameter is now about one-third the length of the U.S. Atlantic coastline. Meanwhile, far in the eastern Atlantic Ocean a tenth tropical depression formed. One satellite image captured both storms and shows the tremendous difference in their size. NOAA's GOES-13 satellite saw Hurricane Irene moving through the Bahamas on August 25, 2011 at 10:02 a.m. EDT and far to the east off the African coast was newly born Tropical...

2011-08-24 07:00:00

Flood damage provider predicts Irene will strike the Carolinas as a Category 3 storm, and advises residents to be aware of rapidly deteriorating weather conditions. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 Water Damage Local.com, a nationwide network of flood damage and water restoration provides, is keeping a sharp eye on Hurricane Irene as the Category 2 storm barreled through the Caribbean and set its crosshairs on the United States Eastern seaboard. Irene left more than 800,000 people...

2011-08-20 07:00:00

The end of August looks to turn tumultuous in the tropics as Weather Trends International is tracking a disturbance that is expected to become the first hurricane of the 2011 season and the first to potentially strike the U.S. since 2008. Bethlehem, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2011 For the first time on record there have been seven tropical storms to start off the Atlantic Hurricane Season without any of them strengthening into a hurricane. However, the first hurricane of the season may be just...

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2011-08-19 15:52:22

The eighth tropical depression of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season formed from the low pressure System 93L on August 19 at 8 a.m. EDT and satellite data from NASA shows strong rainmaking potential as the depression moves out of the Caribbean and inland this weekend. Infrared satellite data gives forecasters a good idea at the strength and height of thunderstorms, and the rainfall potential that they carry with them. When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Depression 8 (TD8)...

2011-08-19 08:00:00

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When Hurricane Katrina passed through the city of Lucedale, Miss., on Aug. 29, 2005, the town of roughly 3,000 was left without power and resources for information such as radio and television. When the city went into recovery mode and assessed the property damage - which totaled about $2.4 million - the community realized that it was time to expand its communications systems. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

2011-08-05 00:00:04

Emily takes aim at the US Virgin Islands and Florida coast; Water Damage Local.com urges residents to prepare their homes for damaging winds, torrential rainfall, and flood damage. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Water Damage Local.com, a nationwide provider of water removal and restoration providers, is keeping a watchful eye on the fifth named storm of the 2011 hurricane season, Tropical Storm Emily, and encouraging residents along the southeastern US coastline to be prepared for...

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2011-08-04 13:37:09

According to government forecasters, the Atlantic hurricane season is likely to be busy with an above-average number of storms. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forecasters said Thursday that they expect up to 19 named storms to develop by the end of the season on November 30. "The atmosphere and Atlantic Ocean are primed for high hurricane activity during August through October," Gerry Bell, Ph.D., lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at the Climate Prediction Center,...

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2011-07-23 06:21:37

It's not often that a satellite can capture an image of more than one tropical cyclone, but the GOES-13 satellite managed to get 3 tropical cyclones in two ocean basins in one image yesterday. Bret and his "sister" Cindy are racing through the North Atlantic, while another area tries to develop far to their south. "Cousin" Dora is still a hurricane in the eastern Pacific. In infrared image taken on July 22 at 0845 UTC (4:45 a.m. EDT), GOES-13 captured Tropical Depression Bret, Tropical Storm...

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2011-07-21 15:15:05

Two tropical storms are now in the open waters of the North Atlantic: Bret and Cindy. Both were captured on one image from NASA today. Both storms are hundreds of miles to the east-northeast of Bermuda and pose no threat to land areas. NASA's GOES Project issued an infrared image of both Bret and Cindy today from the GOES-13 satellite, which is operated by NOAA. The NASA GOES Project is housed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. and uses GOES-13 data from NOAA to create...


Latest Atlantic hurricane season Reference Libraries

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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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