Latest Hurricane Maria Stories

Strong Wind Shear Adversely Affects Tropical Storm Maria Seen By NASA
2012-10-19 07:54:46

Tropical Storm Maria is moving away from Japan and strong wind shear is pushing its rainfall east of the storm's center, according to NASA satellite imagery. On Oct. 18 at 0845 UTC (4:45 a.m. EDT), NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite saw that rain associated with Tropical Storm Maria was limited to the east of the storm's center. Rainfall was also light to moderate, falling at a rate between .78 to 1.57 inches/20 to 40 mm per hour. There were no areas of heavy rain...

How Do You Solve A Problem Like (Tropical Storm) Maria
2012-10-17 14:46:11

The song "How do you solve a problem like Maria?" from the famous film "The Sound of Music" comes to mind when looking at NASA satellite imagery of Tropical Storm Maria churning in the western North Pacific Ocean. The answer lies in increased wind shear and cool ocean temperatures — two factors that can weaken the storm, but won't be present over the next day or two. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Storm Maria on Oct. 16 at 0355 UTC, 12:55 p.m. local time Tokyo/Japan (Oct....

Mostly Moderate Rainfall In Tropical Storm Maria Seen By NASA
2012-10-16 10:56:46

Tropical Storm Maria was born in the western North Pacific Ocean and has a large area of moderate rainfall, as NASA's TRMM satellite revealed today, Oct. 15. NASA's TRMM satellite noticed that most of Maria's rainfall was occurring northeast of the storm's center. Maria is the twenty-third tropical cyclone of the western North Pacific season. When NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite passed over Tropical Storm Maria on Oct. 15 at 1329 UTC (9:29 a.m. EDT) light to...

2005-09-04 12:00:02

MIAMI, Florida (Reuters) - A new hurricane has formed in the Atlantic Ocean, but unlike Hurricane Katrina it does not pose a threat to land, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Sunday. At 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT), Hurricane Maria was centered 605 miles southeast of Bermuda, with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph) -- the fifth hurricane of the season. "Maria should remain well to the east of Bermuda and only pose a threat to shipping interests," the Hurricane Center...

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