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Major Hurricane Raymond Lashing Western Mexico Seen By NASA
2013-10-21 14:16:37

NASA Low pressure System 96E developed quickly over the weekend of Oct. 19 and 20 and by Oct. 21 had grown into Hurricane Raymond. Before Raymond exploded into a major hurricane NASA's Terra satellite flew overhead from space and NOAA's GOES satellite provided images of Raymond as a major hurricane. On Oct. 19 at 11 p.m. EDT, System 96E organized into Tropical Depression 17-E about 205 miles/330 km south of Acapulco, Mexico. By 5 a.m. EDT on Oct. 20, the depression strengthen into...

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2010-09-29 13:42:52

NASA is providing data from three satellites to give forecasters valuable information on newly strengthened Tropical Storm Nicole. Nicole was Tropical Depression 16 until 11 a.m. EDT, Sept. 29 and NASA data helped confirm her new designation. Satellite data from NASA showed frigid thunderstorm cloud top temperatures, heavy rainfall, and extensive cloud cover as Nicole strengthened. The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument uses infrared technology to take a tropical cyclone's...

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2010-06-30 15:01:54

Hurricane Alex is generating some very heavy rainfall, and the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM has been calculating it from its orbit in space. As predicted by the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, Florida, Alex intensified after entering the warm waters of the southwest Gulf of Mexico. At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., scientists created an analysis of Alex's rainfall using data captured by the TRMM satellite on June 29, 2010 at 1350...

2009-07-01 15:55:01

NASA scientists using satellite data say they've produced a downloadable video outlining last year's Atlantic tropical depressions, storms and hurricanes. Thanks to NASA technology and satellite data coupled with data from a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration-operated satellite, you can see the tracks of storms from Arthur to Paloma from birth to death, NASA said in a statement. There were 17 tropical cyclones during the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season, which includes the North...

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2008-11-14 13:35:00

Experts say the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season may be best remembered as one of the worst in Cuba's history. Hurricanes Gustav, Ike and Paloma caused an estimated $10 billion damage in Cuba, where they damaged nearly half a million homes and flattened sugar cane and tobacco fields. As hurricane season nears its end on November 30, 16 cyclones have formed -- eight tropical storms and eight hurricanes -- making it the busiest Atlantic season since the record-breaker of 2005, which produced 28....

2008-11-10 18:00:10

The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman is open for business as usual following Hurricane Paloma, reported John Dravinski, general manager for the resort. The hotel incurred no damage and is fully operational. Recovery teams surveyed the property and reported only fallen trees, limbs and debris, which have been removed to ensure returning guests can enjoy the hotel's celebrated brand partnerships, amenities and service. "We are fully prepared to offer our leisure and group customers the same...

2008-11-07 09:05:00

A hurricane warning was posted Friday for the Cayman Islands as Hurricane Paloma strengthened and moved northward in the Caribbean. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Paloma was a Category 1 storm with sustained winds of 80 mph at 4 a.m. Forecasters warned strengthening was expected to reach Category 3 status with minimum winds of 111 mph by Saturday. The storm was centered about 110 miles south-southwest of Grand Cayman and about 255 miles west of Montego Bay, Jamaica. The...

2008-09-14 12:00:15

By Ben Winslow Deseret News From a hotel in Clear Lake, Texas, Jana Sweeny described the damage from Hurricane Ike. "The lobby roof has caved in. Many of the doors were blown off. There's shattered glass everywhere," she said. In an audio posting on an American Red Cross blog, the Salt Lake City-based Red Cross staffer described what was happening around her. Many evacuated to her hotel, Sweeny said, thinking they could ride out the storm. "This is a clear indicator why people need to...

2008-09-11 00:00:11

By The Associated Press HAVANA (AP) - Hurricane Ike roared across Cuba west of the densely populated capital's aging buildings Tuesday after tearing down the length of the island nation, ravaging homes, killing at least four people and forcing 1.2 million to evacuate.Residents in Texas and northern Mexico braced for a weekend hit from Ike, which already has killed at least 80 people in the Caribbean.Winds howled and heavy rains fell across Havana, where streets were empty. Towering waves...

2008-09-09 12:00:11

Hurricane Ike, with winds of about 80 mph, visited Cuba for a second time Tuesday, making landfall in Pinar del Rio province, Miami forecasters said. The Category 1 storm brought the western portion of the island nation damaging winds, rain and a flooding storm surge, AccuWeather.com reported. Hurricane warnings remained posted in western Cuba. Ike's center was about 55 miles southwest of Havana, Cuba, the Hurricane Center in Miami said in its midday advisory. It was moving west-northwest...


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