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Tropical Storm Isaac Update
2012-08-27 13:27:21

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly This afternoon all attention is on Tropical Storm Isaac as it continues to head through the Haiti area. As of 12:00PM CDT, Tropical Storm Isaac continued to track West-Northwest over the Gulf of Mexico with estimated winds near 65mph and a pressure of 988mb. Isaac is still forecasted to make landfall as a CAT 1 Hurricane, although there is the possibility that it may reach near CAT 2 strength. The latest satellite image seen above shows that Isaac...

2006-03-28 06:55:13

DOVER, N.H. -- New England could be in for a big one. Meteorologists say conditions - including warmer temperatures in the Atlantic Basin and cooler temperatures in the Pacific Ocean - are ripe for the Northeast coast to be hit by a whopper of a hurricane this season. Ken Reeves, a senior meteorologist at the AccuWeather Center in State College, Pa., said that when the Pacific is cooler, it "essentially drives the storm track further to the east in the Atlantic Ocean basin." He predicts the...

2005-09-14 08:30:46

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Heavy rains and gusty winds on Hurricane Ophelia's outer fringes pelted the North Carolina coast on Wednesday and forecasters said the storm was moving so slowly its assault could last for two days. At 8 a.m. (1200 GMT), the hurricane's center was about 60 miles south of Wilmington, North Carolina. It was moving north-northeast and the eye was expected to move across the state's southeastern coast on Wednesday then pass near the...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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