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2009-11-18 14:05:26

Anja has continued to weaken over the last 24 hours, and NASA's QuikScat satellite has confirmed that the once mighty Category 4 Cyclone is now a tropical storm in the southern Indian Ocean.

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2009-10-20 07:32:56

Tropical Storm Neki formed today about 830 miles southeast of Johnston Island in the Central Pacific Ocean.

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2009-10-05 15:06:49

Tropical Storm Olaf wasn't given much of a chance when he was born, and he never did make it to hurricane strength before fizzling out late Saturday night.

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2009-08-14 16:10:00

The Atlantic Ocean's second Tropical Depression has been on shaky ground since it formed early in the week of August 11. It meandered westward from the African coast and maintained its tropical depression status until weakening to a remnant low.

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2009-07-18 08:02:58

The remaining clouds and showers that were once tropical storm Dolores are fading at sea, more than 940 miles west of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Dolores has now weakened into a remnant low pressure area but continues to kick up 11 foot high waves at sea.

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2009-06-26 05:55:00

Satellite, Now Entering Its Second Decade, Has Revolutionized Marine Weather Forecasts.

2009-06-16 05:03:00

BOULDER, Colo., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This month marks a decade of success for NASA's QuikSCAT mission, one that continues to provide a wealth of information about Earth's climate since its launch June 19, 1999.

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2008-11-18 16:22:05

An Earth-observing satellite that has provided early detection of ocean storms and advanced the scientific exploration of global ocean wind patterns has been recognized for helping scientists better understand our home planet.

2008-09-13 12:00:18

By Tad Walch Deseret News PROVO -- Forecasters trying to predict the bruising path of Hurricane Ike used data developed and supported by a team at Brigham Young University.

2008-09-06 03:00:21

By Anonymous Efforts to harness the energy potential of Earth's ocean winds could soon gain an important new tool: global satellite maps from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).


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