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2014-03-18 23:29:31

Hurricanes are unpredictable and can be devastating, preparedness is key to survival. The leading authority in Florida regarding hurricane preparedness offers insight to protect your home, belongings and loved ones this storm season. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Preparing for hurricane season can be a time consuming process with the many ways to protect your home and family. With the Atlantic hurricane season running from June 1st to November 30th, now is the time to take a look at...

NASA's HS3 Hurricane Mission Wraps Up For 2013
2013-12-03 09:21:01

NASA NASA's Hurricane and Severe Storms Sentinel airborne mission known as HS3 wrapped up for the 2013 Atlantic Ocean hurricane season at the end of September, and had several highlights. HS3 will return to NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va., for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. During the 2013 mission, two unmanned Global Hawks flew from Wallops for the first time. The mission highlights included studying the Saharan Air Layer, following the genesis of a...

2013-11-29 14:31:19

A new study published in the December issue of GSA Today examines the geological legacy of Hurricane Irene, not only in terms of its impact on current coastal conditions but also in what it can tell geoscientists about the past. Hurricane Irene made landfall in Onslow Bay, North Carolina, USA, on 27 August 2011, at which time it had been downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane after hitting the Bahamas at Category 3 strength. In their GSA Today article, geoscientists Scott P. Hippensteel,...

Wind Shear's Effect On Tropical Storm Lorenzo Shown By NASA's TRMM Satellite
2013-10-23 14:10:08

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center NASA's TRMM satellite data provided forecasters at the National Hurricane Center with a good look at how wind shear is affecting Tropical Storm Lorenzo in the Atlantic Ocean. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) using data from NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite noted in the discussion on Oct. 23 at 5 a.m. EDT that the data from the TRMM satellite pass at 0247 UTC/10:47 p.m. EDT on Oct. 22 "nicely showed the separation of...

Major Hurricane Raymond Lashing Western Mexico Seen By NASA
2013-10-21 14:16:37

NASA Low pressure System 96E developed quickly over the weekend of Oct. 19 and 20 and by Oct. 21 had grown into Hurricane Raymond. Before Raymond exploded into a major hurricane NASA's Terra satellite flew overhead from space and NOAA's GOES satellite provided images of Raymond as a major hurricane. On Oct. 19 at 11 p.m. EDT, System 96E organized into Tropical Depression 17-E about 205 miles/330 km south of Acapulco, Mexico. By 5 a.m. EDT on Oct. 20, the depression strengthen into...

Dry Air Caused Tropical Storm Jerry's Demise
2013-10-18 14:31:36

NASA Dry air wrapping around Tropical Storm Jerry wiped out the storm's moisture and prevented thunderstorm development to keep the storm going, "wrapping up" the storm and sending it into weather history. At 11 a.m. EDT on Oct 2 Tropical Storm Jerry's maximum sustained winds were near 40 mph/65 kph. It was centered near latitude 28.2 north and longitude 43.9 west.  Jerry was nearly stationary but was expected to move to the north-northeast and turn east-northeast. Satellite data...

Short Life Of Tropical Storm Priscilla
2013-10-18 08:41:21

NASA Tropical Storm Priscilla lived just 3 days in the eastern Pacific Ocean making for one of the shortest-lived tropical storms of the season. Priscilla skipped the depression phase and went from a low pressure area to a full-blown tropical storm at 5 a.m. EDT/0900 UTC on Oct. 14. Priscilla formed near 14.3 north and 115.7 west, about 705 miles/1,135 km southwest of the southern tip of Baja California. Priscilla moved north-northeast and had maximum sustained winds near 40 mph/65 kph...

2013-10-04 23:00:16

Suntactics Offers Emergency Solar Chargers for Gulf Coast Residents San Jose, CA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 With Tropical Storm Karen expected to make landfall this weekend on the Gulf Coast, Suntactics is extending its 10% off discount called “4STORM” for all Gulf coast residents, “We are warning residents of the Gulf to prepare for natural disasters like tropical storm Karen. We are a small U.S. company, we wish we can give all Gulf coast residents a free solar charger for...

NASA's TRMM Satellite Animation Shows Tropical Storm Ingrid's Heavy Rains
2013-09-17 13:13:21

[ Watch The Video: 3-D Flyby of Tropical Storm Ingrid ] NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM can compile the rain in which rain is falling as it orbits from space. When it passed over Tropical Storm Ingrid on Sept. 16 TRMM gathered data and it was used to create a NASA 3-D flyby of the storm. When NASA's TRMM satellite flew over Tropical Storm Ingrid on Sept. 16, it was drenching the Atlantic side in the Gulf of...

Tropical Storm Ingrid Made Landfall In Northeastern Mexico
2013-09-17 10:47:01

NASA Tropical Storm Ingrid made landfall in La Pesca located in northeastern Mexico on Monday, Sept. 16. NASA's TRMM satellite found heavy rainfall occurring in the storm before its center made landfall.  A tropical storm warning is in effect for Cabo Rojo northward to Rio San Fernando. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite passed over Tropical Storm Ingrid on Sept. 16 at 0227 UTC/Sept. 15 at 10:27 p.m. EDT and measured its rainfall rates from space. Some of the...


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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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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