Latest North Atlantic tropical cyclone Stories

2014-03-18 23:29:31

Hurricanes are unpredictable and can be devastating, preparedness is key to survival. The leading authority in Florida regarding hurricane preparedness offers insight to protect your home, belongings and loved ones this storm season. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Preparing for hurricane season can be a time consuming process with the many ways to protect your home and family. With the Atlantic hurricane season running from June 1st to November 30th, now is the time to take a look at...

NASA Drones Spy On Hurricanes
2013-09-16 09:56:03

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As this year’s hurricane season approaches its peak, NASA has started using two converted, unmanned military spy planes to gather information on weather patterns that might fuel major storms in the coming weeks and months. Both capable of flying for up to 30 hours at an altitude of 69,000 feet, the pair of Global Hawk drones is an integral part of the agency's five-year Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) Mission dedicated to...

2013-07-19 23:00:27

Infographic released on the increase in hurricane activity in the U.S.A. Sunrise, FL (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 Empire Construction & Development Corp, owner of HurricaneShuttersFlorida.com, a leader in the hurricane shutter and security shutter industry, has released a new infographic on the overall recent increase in hurricane activity in the United States. Here are the important statistics from the infographic: From 1990~ 2012, an average of 10 tropical cyclones reached tropical...

Aerosols May Have Helped Suppress Hurricanes During 20th Century
2013-06-24 14:55:45

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Researchers wrote in the journal Nature Geoscience that aerosols could have played a role in helping to suppress the number of Atlantic hurricanes over the 20th Century. The scientists found that aerosols make clouds brighter, which causes them to reflect more energy back from the sun into space. This impacts ocean temperatures and tropical circulation patterns, making the conditions less favorable for hurricanes. "Industrial...

2013-06-03 23:24:04

Hurricane Season is upon us and All Hands Fire Equipment is releasing important safety tips to help keep families out of harms way in the event of an approaching hurricane. Neptune, NJ (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 Hurricane Season begins on June 1 and ends on November 30. However, tropical storms, hurricanes and cyclones can occur at any time. Experts describe a hurricane as a severe tropical storm with a circular motion that forms in the warm waters of South Atlantic Ocean, the Gulf of Mexico,...

2013-05-31 23:02:19

Early predictions from top weather sources indicate that 2013 is primed to produce severe weather conditions in the Gulf Coast and could yield up to 6 major hurricanes this season. Chef 5 Minute Meals is currently on the scene helping educate the region's population on the importance of preparedness and having a sufficient food supply on hand. Johnson City, TN (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Chef Minute Meals Inc. has partnered up with 10NEWS in Tampa Bay, Florida to spread the word to as many...

New Metric For Determining Destructive Power Of Hurricanes
2013-04-29 18:15:08

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the last eight years alone, the US has seen seemingly low-powered storms gather strength and turn themselves into the costliest storms to ever affect our nation. This propensity for sudden storm strengthening led researchers from Florida State University to develop a new metric for the measurement of seasonal Atlantic tropical cyclone activity. This new measurement focuses not only on the size of the storm, but also on its...

More Severe Storms Coming To North Atlantic
2012-12-01 11:28:23

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online [ Watch the Video: The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season in 4.5 Minutes ] During the rest of this century, tropical storms that strike the East Coast of the U.S. from the North Atlantic will likely become more intense, according to the prediction of a new study from the University of Iowa. The authors say this study, recently published online in the journal Climate, is a compilation of results from some of the best available...

NASA Study Finds Hurricane Strength Forecasts Could Be Improved
2012-11-28 15:58:25

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Forecasters could soon be better able to predict how intense tropical cyclones like Hurricane Sandy will be by analyzing relative-humidity levels within their large-scale environments, finds a new NASA-led study. Scientists from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., UCLA and the University of Hawaii at Manoa analyzed relative humidity data from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument on NASA's Aqua spacecraft for nearly 200 North...

Latest North Atlantic tropical cyclone Reference Libraries

Caribbean Sea
2013-04-18 12:52:52

The Caribbean Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean that is located in the tropics of the Western hemisphere. It’s bordered by Mexico and Central America towards the west and southwest, to the north by the Greater Antilles, to the east by the Lesser Antilles, and towards the south by South America. The whole area of the Caribbean Sea, the numerous islands of the West Indies, and neighboring coasts, are together known as the Caribbean. The sea is one of the largest seas and has an area of...

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