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2010-07-02 13:18:30

Tropical Depression Alex dissipated over the mountains of central Mexico, but his rainy remnants have moved into south, central and western Texas. The GOES-13 satellite is keeping an eye on Alex's remnants as they have prompted flash flood watches in those areas today. The latest imagery from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-13, revealed Alex's remnants over Texas, and showed a lingering stationary front straddling Texas and the Gulf Coast. The front is apparent in...

2010-06-30 13:54:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- State Farm®, the leading insurer of cars and homes in Texas and the nation, is ready for Hurricane Alex. The company is reassigning key personnel to focus on preparing for Alex's impact and have ensured our lines of communication are open, clear and ready in advance of the storm. Catastrophe Response Vehicles are being dispatched from the company's headquarters to a staging area in Austin, Texas. Once Alex makes landfall, the...

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2010-06-30 15:01:54

Hurricane Alex is generating some very heavy rainfall, and the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM has been calculating it from its orbit in space. As predicted by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, Florida, Alex intensified after entering the warm waters of the southwest Gulf of Mexico. At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., scientists created an analysis of Alex's rainfall using data captured by the TRMM satellite on June 29, 2010 at 1350...

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2010-06-29 20:00:00

Two instruments aboard NASA's Aqua satellite have provided some critical information to hurricane forecasters about tropical storm Alex as it threatens the northern Mexico and southern Texas coasts. Data from those two instruments were used in the National Hurricane Center's forecast at 8 a.m. EDT today, June 29 as they provided information on Alex's structure, direction, cloud top temperatures and convection. As Alex nears hurricane strength at 8 a.m. EDT on June 29, a Hurricane Warning is...

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2010-06-29 14:13:45

A trough is an elongated area of low pressure and that's what the remnants of the once major hurricane known as Darby are becoming today. On June 28 at 6:55 p.m. EDT NASA and the Japanese Space Agency's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite captured isolated areas of rainfall off the western Mexico coast from Darby's remnants. The center of Darby the remnant low pressure area is located near 15 North and 97.5 West. Those remnants are still showing some scattered moderate to...

2005-09-12 08:35:31

By Gene Cherry SALVO, North Carolina (Reuters) - Hurricane Ophelia churned near the southeastern U.S. coast on Monday, forcing wary residents off the most vulnerable islands of North Carolina's Outer Banks. Heavy rains from Ophelia's outer squalls could soak parts of the North and South Carolina coasts by Monday night, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said. But the main core of the storm had barely budged in days. The center of Ophelia, the first hurricane to threaten the...

2005-09-11 22:52:59

By Gene Cherry SALVO, N.C. (Reuters) - Hurricane Ophelia drifted toward the North Carolina coast on Sunday and prompted the mandatory evacuation of the most vulnerable island of the state's Outer Banks. The center of Ophelia, the first hurricane to threaten the United States since Katrina devastated the Louisiana-Mississippi coast two weeks ago, was about 290 miles south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina at 11 p.m. EDT (0300 GMT Monday). The hurricane was drifting west-southwest and...

2005-09-11 17:45:15

By Gene Cherry SALVO, N.C. (Reuters) - Hurricane Ophelia parked off the coast of the southeastern United States on Sunday and could hit North Carolina later in the week, forecasters said. The center of Ophelia, the first hurricane to threaten the United States since Katrina devastated the Louisiana-Mississippi coast two weeks ago, was about 255 miles south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina at 5 p.m. EDT (2100 GMT). It had top sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph), down from 85 mph (136...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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