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2013-05-28 23:29:08

According to a Science News article from May 24, 2013, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an active or extremely active season this year. Preparedness company First Aid Global comments on preparedness. Tarzana, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2013 In a Science News article from May 24th entitled, “Active or 'Extremely Active' Atlantic Hurricane Season Predicted for 2013”, Gerry Bell, Ph.D., lead seasonal hurricane forecaster with NOAA's Climate Prediction Center states that this...

2013-05-22 23:15:10

Being prepared is the key to reducing the effects of a hurricane disaster. This webinar coincides with the National Hurricane Center´s ℠Hurricane Preparedness Week´. Portsmouth, NH (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Experts are predicting an above average hurricane season for 2013 but even with such predictions no one could have imagined the devastation faced with Superstorm Sandy last year. What it taught us is that being prepared for anything at anytime is the key to reducing the...

2013-05-17 13:19:07

The first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season was short-lived. Satellite imagery revealed that Tropical Storm Alvin became a remnant low pressure area 36 hours after it was named. NASA's GOES Project created an image of Alvin's remnants using infrared data from NOAA's GOES-15 satellite on May 17 at 1200 UTC (8 a.m. EDT). NASA's GOES Project is located at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. Alvin became a named tropical storm on May 15 at 5 p.m. EDT and...

First Eastern Pacific Tropical Depression To Open Season Seen By NASA
2013-05-16 09:15:54

NASA The Hurricane Season of the Eastern Pacific Ocean officially begins today, May 15 and the first tropical depression of the season formed. Tropical Depression One-E was seen by NASA´s Aqua satellite while it was developing. The first tropical depression formed around 11 a.m. EDT on May 15. NASA´s Aqua satellite flew over Tropical Depression 1-E (TD1E) at 0823 UTC (4:23 a.m. EDT) and the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument captured an infrared image of the storm....

New Metric For Determining Destructive Power Of Hurricanes
2013-04-29 18:15:08

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the last eight years alone, the US has seen seemingly low-powered storms gather strength and turn themselves into the costliest storms to ever affect our nation. This propensity for sudden storm strengthening led researchers from Florida State University to develop a new metric for the measurement of seasonal Atlantic tropical cyclone activity. This new measurement focuses not only on the size of the storm, but also on 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...

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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