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2011-07-23 06:21:37

It's not often that a satellite can capture an image of more than one tropical cyclone, but the GOES-13 satellite managed to get 3 tropical cyclones in two ocean basins in one image yesterday. Bret and his "sister" Cindy are racing through the North Atlantic, while another area tries to develop far to their south. "Cousin" Dora is still a hurricane in the eastern Pacific. In infrared image taken on July 22 at 0845 UTC (4:45 a.m. EDT), GOES-13 captured Tropical Depression Bret, Tropical Storm...

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2011-07-21 15:15:05

Two tropical storms are now in the open waters of the North Atlantic: Bret and Cindy. Both were captured on one image from NASA today. Both storms are hundreds of miles to the east-northeast of Bermuda and pose no threat to land areas. NASA's GOES Project issued an infrared image of both Bret and Cindy today from the GOES-13 satellite, which is operated by NOAA. The NASA GOES Project is housed at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. and uses GOES-13 data from NOAA to create...

2008-09-01 00:02:53

Rain and high wind began arriving along the U.S. Gulf Coast Sunday night as Hurricane Gustav appeared set to make landfall Monday, forecasters said. At 11 p.m. EDT the National Hurricane Center in Miami said the center of the hurricane -- now rated a Category 3 storm -- was about 220 miles southeast of New Orleans, 310 miles southeast of Lafayette, La., and 180 miles southeast of Port Fourchon along the Louisiana Coast. Gustav was moving toward the northwest at about 16 mph and was...

2008-08-24 12:00:09

By Bill Kaczor Associated Press APALACHICOLA, Fla. -- Fay just won't quit. The tropical depression that set a record with four landfalls in Florida chugged west across the Gulf Coast on Saturday and cities from Pensacola to New Orleans prepared for several inches of rain. Proving that a slow-moving storm can be as deadly and damaging as a hurricane, Fay killed at least 11 people in Florida and one in Georgia, emergency officials said. Thousands of homes and businesses were inundated...

2008-08-05 12:00:03

Tropical Storm Edouard made landfall Tuesday morning in Texas south of the Louisiana border, packing 60 mph winds, U.S. forecasters reported. At 10 a.m.. the storm that formed Sunday over the Gulf of Mexico was 40 miles west of Port Arthur, Texas and about 45 miles north-northeast of Galveston, the National Hurricane Center in Miami reported. The storm was expected to produce 3-5 inches of rain in some southwestern Louisiana coastal parishes and southeastern Texas and tropical storm force...

2008-08-05 09:00:03

Residents on either side of the Texas-Louisiana state line Tuesday braced for Tropical Storm Edouard to make landfall. Tropical storm-force winds flogged parts of the shoreline before dawn Tuesday as forecasters predicted Edouard would gain strength as it approached land, CNN reported. Tropical storm warnings were issued from the Mississippi River to Port O'Connor, Texas. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Edouard's center at 5 a.m. Tuesday was about 50 miles southeast of Port...

2008-08-05 03:00:03

By Mary Meaux, The Port Arthur News, Texas Aug. 5--After conferring with officials of the National Weather Service in Lake Charles and local emergency management officials, Port Arthur Mayor Deloris Prince called for the voluntary evacuation of the Sabine Pass community Monday in advance of Tropical Storm Edouard. The evacuation notice is based on predictions of three to five feet above normal tides as Tropical Storm Edouard makes landfall. Landfall is estimated between 7 and 11 a.m....

2008-07-24 09:00:11

Tropical Storm Dolly was gusting through southern Texas on a northwesterly track early Thursday, drenching the area with heavy rains. At 5 a.m., forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said the former Category 2 hurricane was centered about 95 miles northwest of Brownsville, Texas. The system was moving west-northwest at 7 mph, which was expected to continue for the next day as the system weakens into a tropical depression, which the forecast said would occur Thursday...

2008-07-23 18:00:02

Hurricane Dolly blasted ashore in southern Texas near Brownsville Wednesday afternoon packing 100-mph winds after raking South Padre Island. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said the hurricane washed over the island around 1:30 p.m., and later hit the mainland about 35 miles north-northeast of Brownsville. At 4 p.m. CDT, Dolly's eye was about 50 miles north of Brownsville, moving northwest at 8 mph. After leaving the warm Gulf of Mexico waters, Dolly's winds decreased to 85 mph,...

2008-07-22 18:00:13

Dolly, the second hurricane of the season, Tuesday raced toward the Texas coast as residents from Brownsville to Corpus Christi prepared for the worst. At 5 p.m. EST, Hurricane Dolly was 175 miles east-southeast of Brownsville, traveling northwest at 10 mph, the National Hurricane Center in Miami reported. The Category 1 storm had sustained winds of 75 mph reaching out 15 miles and gusting higher. Dolly was expected to produce rain accumulations of 6 inches to 10 inches, with 15 inches...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
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