Latest Hurricane Hunters Stories
They are something we take very seriously in Florida – hurricanes.
Scott Braun is the Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) mission principal investigator and a research meteorologist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. Scott studies hurricanes from the inside out.
Conditions in the atmosphere and the ocean favor a near-normal hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin this season, NOAA announced Thursday from Miami at its Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, and home to the Hurricane Research Division.
NOAA hurricane experts will visit five US East Coast cities aboard a NOAA hurricane hunter aircraft to raise awareness about storm threats and the danger of being caught without a personal hurricane plan.
Itâ€™s hard to believe that, in this day and age, we donâ€™t have a way to measure sea-level air pressure during hurricanes.
In an effort to learn more about giant storms, U.S. researchers are using unmanned, remote-controlled airplanes this year to penetrate the heart of Atlantic hurricanes.
A NASA-supported study has introduced a new way to detect lightning outbreaks inside a hurricane from thousands of miles away, giving forecasters new insight into just how powerful an oncoming storm will be.
Hurricane forecasting and research improvements - including a new "hurricane hunter" airplane - are part of a Bush administration proposal to provide an additional $55 million this year for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
By Michael Christie MIAMI (Reuters) - The 2005 hurricane season has spawned three of the most intense Atlantic storms on record with Katrina, Rita and now Wilma, fueling the debate over global warming's impact on hurricanes.
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