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NASA Releases Animation Of US Tornado Outbreak Seen From Space
2014-04-29 04:00:49

NASA has just released an animation of visible and infrared satellite data from NOAA's GOES-East satellite that shows the development and movement of the weather system that spawned tornadoes affecting seven central and southern US states on April 27-28, 2014.

Politicians Criticized For Lack Of Understanding In Response To Climate Change And Extreme Weather
2013-05-24 09:04:26

In July 2012 the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) released an infographic detailing the associations between extreme weather in the US and the evidence of climate change. In the report, the graph explained that strong evidence of climate change was seen in droughts, coastal flooding and heat waves, while limited evidence was seen for tornadoes and hurricanes.

Earth Networks Part 3
2013-04-08 08:46:14

Through the Clinton Global Initiative, Earth Networks is working with the government of Haiti and their cell phone providers to launch sensors on the island.

Tornado Forecasting
2012-03-28 08:00:09

Every year many people lose their lives to tornadoes. So why is there not a better plan in place for warning the public about these tornadoes and when they are going to occur?

Satellite Shows Movement Of Tornadic Weather System
2012-03-03 05:19:18

A satellite animation of NOAA's GOES-13 satellite imagery showed the movement of the front that triggered severe storms and tornadoes in several states on February 29, 2012.

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2011-07-12 14:08:58

Focus on deadly April 27, 2011, outbreak in Alabama and surrounding states.

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2011-03-09 13:44:22

Satellites have been busy this week covering severe weather across the US.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.