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2012-10-31 04:00:39

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from October 29-30: The big story has been the remains of Super Storm Sandy that pushed on shore late on the 29th with winds near 90mph along Atlantic City New Jersey where this storm made landfall. The biggest problem that occurred in New York City was the storm surge as it peaked over 12ft - a new record for the region. The southern portion of this storm is where all the heavy rainfall occurred as places like Baltimore got well...

Hurricanes Could Be Getting Stronger
2012-10-16 13:29:24

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Based on new extrapolations from historical data, a group of international researchers has found that tropical cyclones are larger and more frequent during years with higher average temperatures. Published this month in the journal the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the scientists´ report shows historical trends for cyclones that occurred before the use of modern day satellite and radar tracking systems that have...

Post-Tropical Cyclone Lane Fizzles In A Blanket Of Low Clouds Seen By NASA
2012-09-19 12:55:21

Former Hurricane Lane has fizzled and its remnant circulation was spotted in a blanket of low clouds in the Eastern Pacific Ocean. NOAA's GOES-15 satellite sits in a fixed orbit over the western U.S. and captures continuous visible and infrared imagery of the western U.S. and the Eastern Pacific Ocean. On Sept. 19 at 11:45 a.m. EDT, GOES-15 captured a visible image of post-tropical Lane's remnants that appear as a small circulation center. The center was located over 1,000 miles from Baja...

Fading Post-Tropical Cyclone John's Warmer Cloud Tops Seen By NASA
2012-09-06 07:29:25

Post-tropical cyclone John has been "flushed" out of existence in the eastern Pacific Ocean, and infrared NASA imagery revealed warmer cloud top temperatures and virtually no precipitation from John's remnants on Sept. 4. When NASA's Aqua satellite flew over post-tropical storm John on Sept. 4 at 21:23 UTC (5:23 p.m. EDT) the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument revealed that cloud top temperatures in the storm had warmed over the previous 24 hours. AIRS data also showed there...

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2012-06-29 03:00:39

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from June 28: The heat again was the big story with many places hitting the century mark, while others were dealing with Heat Index values well over 110. Severe weather was limited to the Chicago area and also over into Pittsburg with the primary storm reports being wind and hail damage. Big Story Weather Outlook for June 29: Low pressure will bring a few lingering thunderstorms to Northern Maine throughout the day. Otherwise,...

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2012-06-07 03:00:30

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from June 6: Colorado was the hardest hit area yesterday, with hail and tornadoes being reported in the state. One report came from just outside of Denver where they actually had hail fall so hard and long that it made hail banks on the ground. Also hail was a big concern across Western North Dakota and Northeast Texas where large areas of hail and wind damage were seen. Another area of strong winds occurred near Miami Florida with...

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2012-06-06 03:00:55

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from June 4-5: On June 4, two tornadoes were confirmed -- one in Texas and the other in Arkansas. On June 5th, tornadoes were confirmed in Montana, while there was also strong rotation right along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi during the evening. Yesterday there was a lot of damage reported through the Southeast and also in Montana and Idaho. Large trees were snapped in many locations in Montana and Idaho with reports of winds over...

2012-03-20 23:01:09

Chasing The Cyclone by best-selling author Peter Senese is much more than a electrifying page-turner book critics are raving about: Peter Senese's novel, now available on Google, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble has been called an exceptional tool that every parent involved in a cross-cultural relationship should read, according to several renown international family lawyers. New York & Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 According to highly respected New York family law attorney Joel S....

2012-03-18 23:00:20

Peter Thomas Senese´s ℠Chasing The Cyclone´, now available on Amazon for Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble for Nook, and Google Play for Android is becoming much more than a must-read legal thriller numerous critics are suggesting every parent should read. ℠Chasing The Cyclone´ is one of the most informative tools educating others about the growing plague of international parental child abduction. Los Angeles (PRWEB) March 18, 2012 According to renown New York City...

2012-03-17 23:02:57

Peter Thomas Senese's novel Chasing The Cyclone has been called by numerous left behind parents targeted for child abduction as s critical read and resource used in preventing their own children from being abduciton, while numerous book critics have praised Peter Thomas Senese's novel as a gripping, well-written thriller that serves as a call-to-arms against child abduction. (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 Peter Thomas Senese's critically acclaimed page-turning thriller Chasing The Cyclone has been...


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Polar Front Jet on the Water Vapor Image
2012-07-10 17:35:31

Water vapor satellite is used to identify moisture in the atmosphere. We can also use it to help us identify the Polar front Jetstream. The Jetstream is outlined in the above image with a red line. As you can see it travels through an area of black or what we refer to as dry air. The reason the polar front jet travels through dry air is that the winds associated with this jet can exceed 150mph which keeps the air moving too fast to develop moisture at high levels. The polar front jet...

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-07 10:49:26

Tropical systems are weather features that form in the tropics and can become very intense areas of low pressure that impact many coastal regions throughout the world. They usually form between 5 and 15 latitude. This is because a tropical system is a vertical extension in the atmosphere of a large thunderstorm development. In order for these thunderstorms to move they need something in the upper levels to help them move. That is where the spinning of the earth comes into play for them which...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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