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NASA Satellites Watch Typhoon Francisco Heading For Japan
2013-10-22 10:34:59

Several of NASA's fleet of Earth-observing satellites have been gathering data on Typhoon Francisco as it moves toward Japan. NASA's Aqua, Terra and TRMM satellites captured infrared, visible and rainfall data on the super typhoon.

Atlantic's Tropical Storm Jerry Examined By NASA's TRMM Satellite
2013-09-30 12:56:30

Tropical Depression 11 formed in the central Atlantic Ocean and NASA's TRMM satellite passed overhead and gathered information and identified a "hot tower" that indicated it would strengthen.

HS3 Mission Identifies Area of Strong Winds And Heavy Rain In Hurricane Ingrid
2013-09-27 11:09:19

One of the instruments that flew aboard one of two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft during NASA's HS3 mission was the Hurricane Imaging Radiometer known as HIRAD. HIRAD identified an area of heavy rains and and likely strong winds in Hurricane Ingrid by measuring surface wind speeds and rain rates using its rectangular antenna to track activity on the ocean’s surface.

Inner-core Structure Of Typhoon Usagi Persisted At Landfall
2013-09-24 11:12:05

The radar on NASA and JAXA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite saw Typhoon Usagi maintaining some of its inner-core structure an hour before landfall on Sept. 22, 2013.

Super Typhoon Affecting Philippines And Taiwan, Headed To China
2013-09-20 15:17:51

The most powerful typhoon of 2013 was passing between northern Philippines and southern Taiwan on Sept. 19.

Remnants Of Hurricane Manuel Soaking Northern Mexico And Texas
2013-09-20 14:23:18

Two NASA satellites observed Hurricane Manuel as it made landfall in northwestern Mexico and brought rainfall into southwestern Texas.

Heavy Rains And Hot Towers Seen In Hurricane Manuel
2013-09-20 08:08:12

NASA's TRMM satellite passed over Manuel on Sept. 19 at 0116 UTC and measured its rainfall as it was strengthening into a hurricane.

Tropical Storm Manuel's Amazing Rainfall Added Up
2013-09-17 13:18:08

Tropical Storm Manuel dropped very heavy rains that caused floods and mudslides and took lives on Mexico's Pacific coast.

NASA's TRMM Satellite Animation Shows Tropical Storm Ingrid's Heavy Rains
2013-09-17 13:13:21

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite known as TRMM can compile the rain in which rain is falling as it orbits from space. When it passed over Tropical Storm Ingrid on Sept. 16 TRMM gathered data and it was used to create a NASA 3-D flyby of the storm.

Tropical Storm Ingrid Made Landfall In Northeastern Mexico
2013-09-17 10:47:01

Tropical Storm Ingrid made landfall in La Pesca located in northeastern Mexico on Monday, Sept. 16.


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  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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