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Bitter Cold Cloud Tops In Newborn Tropical Storm Carlotta Seen By NASA
2012-06-15 08:42:22

Bitter cold cloud tops tell forecasters that a storm has a lot of uplift, and the colder the cloud tops, the higher they are in the atmosphere, and the stronger the thunderstorms.

As Bud Becomes A Hurricane NASA Satellites Feed Forecasters Information
2012-05-24 12:48:53

Bud has now become the first hurricane of the eastern Pacific Hurricane Season, as NASA visible and infrared satellite imagery revealed an organized structure of spiraling thunderstorms around the eye.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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