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Life And Death Of Hurricane Sandy Captured By Satellites
2012-11-01 06:03:10

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Hurricane Sandy is giving up the ghost on Halloween over Penn. As the storm weakened to a remnant low pressure area the NASA GOES Project released an animation of NOAA's GOES-13 satellite imagery covering Hurricane Sandy's entire life. The GOES-13 satellite is managed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and NASA's GOES Project at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. creates images and animations from GOES data....

Tropical Storm Rafael Battering The Leeward Islands Seen By NASA
2012-10-16 12:13:54

While the Leeward Islands continue to get battered by Tropical Storm Rafael, a Tropical Storm Watch is posted for Bermuda as Rafael continues to move through the eastern Atlantic Ocean. NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Rafael on Oct. 14 and noticed the bulk of showers and thunderstorms were being pushed north and east of the storm's center. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Rafael in...

2006-05-11 18:46:56

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- If National Hurricane Center director Max Mayfield could have one phrase engraved on his tombstone, it might be "Don't focus on the skinny black line." The science and technology used to predict hurricane paths are good, but they leave wide margins for error, Mayfield said Wednesday at the Governor's Hurricane Conference. Hurricane Ophelia, which hit last September, is a perfect example, Mayfield said. He showed dozens of models that projected hits in Florida, Georgia...

2005-09-16 16:35:00

RALEIGH, North Carolina -- Tropical Storm Ophelia accelerated away from the U.S. East Coast on Friday and aimed for New England and Canada after hugging the Carolinas for two days, pounding the shore with heavy rains. Ophelia, downgraded from a hurricane on Thursday, was the first tropical cyclone to hit the United States since the far more powerful Katrina killed hundreds on the U.S. Gulf Coast and displaced 1 million people in late August. Ophelia's center was about 170 miles northeast of...

2005-09-16 10:40:01

Please read in paragraph 8 ... Allen Burrus ... instead of ... Dwight Burrus ... A corrected story follows: By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ophelia edged away from the U.S. East Coast on Friday and began a slow crawl toward New England and Canada after pounding the Carolinas for two days with heavy rains. Ophelia, downgraded from a hurricane on Thursday, was the first tropical cyclone to hit the United States since the far more powerful Katrina...

2005-09-16 10:46:14

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ophelia edged away from the U.S. East Coast on Friday and began a slow crawl toward New England and Canada after pounding the Carolinas for two days with heavy rains. Ophelia, downgraded from a hurricane on Thursday, was the first tropical cyclone to hit the United States since the far more powerful Katrina killed hundreds on the U.S. Gulf Coast and displaced 1 million people in late August. Ophelia's center was about...

2005-09-16 05:42:39

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Ophelia crawled north toward New England and Canada on Friday after pounding the U.S. east coast for two days and drenching parts of North Carolina. Ophelia, downgraded to a storm on Thursday, was the first hurricane to hit the United States since the far more powerful Katrina killed hundreds on the U.S. Gulf Coast and displaced a million people in late August. Ophelia's center was about 40 miles east of Cape...

2005-09-15 20:35:43

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Hurricane Ophelia weakened into a tropical storm on Thursday after pounding the U.S. east coast for two days and deluging parts of the North Carolina state with as much as 17 inches of rain. Ophelia was the first hurricane to hit the United States since the far more powerful Katrina killed hundreds on the U.S. Gulf Coast and displaced 1 million people in late August. Its top winds dropped to 70 mph (112 kph) on Thursday, down from...

2005-09-15 09:07:26

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Slow-moving Hurricane Ophelia soaked and strafed coastal North Carolina and then took aim at the islands of the Outer Banks off its northern shore on Thursday. Ophelia was the first hurricane to hit the United States since the much more powerful Katrina killed hundreds in the U.S. Gulf Coast and displaced 1 million people in August. Its center was 30 miles south-southwest of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, at 9 a.m. (1300 GMT), the...

2005-09-15 05:46:14

By Gene Cherry RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Ophelia became the first hurricane to strike the United States since Katrina two weeks ago, pounding the North Carolina coast with rains and winds and a threat on Thursday of dangerous flooding. It was the first since the much more powerful Hurricane Katrina hit the U.S. Gulf Coast, killing more than 700 and displacing 1 million people. Ophelia's center was 30 miles east-northeast of Cape Lookout, North Carolina, at 5 a.m. (0900...


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