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Tropical Storms Gain Strength Over Land Due To 'Brown Ocean' Phenomenon
2013-07-17 08:20:09

Meteorologists were stumped by Tropical Storm Erin in 2007. Unlike most tropical cyclones, which dissipate after making landfall and being weakened by everything from friction and wind shear to loss of the ocean as a source of heat energy, Erin intensified as it tracked through Texas.

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2012-09-11 03:00:29

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

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2012-08-10 03:00:28

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

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2012-06-20 03:00:00

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

2010-10-26 12:40:36

Weather systems in the Southern and Northern hemispheres will respond differently to global warming, according to an MIT atmospheric scientist's analysis that suggests the warming of the planet will affect the availability of energy to fuel extratropical storms, or large-scale weather systems that occur at Earth's middle latitudes.

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2009-06-26 05:55:00

Satellite, Now Entering Its Second Decade, Has Revolutionized Marine Weather Forecasts.


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2012-05-08 20:51:43

Important things to know when it comes to weather are the terms that a meteorologist uses on the television, radio or on a weather website.  The first term is Return flow. Sometimes you will hear a meteorologist use this term. The best way to understand this is to look at a weather map. When you see a High pressure center which is the blue H, look to the western side of that high pressure. This is where the warm moist air starts moving from the south back towards the north, which is why it...

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