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NASA Watching Southern Gulf Of Mexico Low For Tropical Trouble
2012-06-22 07:24:11

NASA satellites are providing data on a broad area of low pressure in the south-central Gulf of Mexico that has a medium chance for development into a tropical depression. Infrared data from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument that flies onboard NASA's Aqua satellite is helping forecasters at the National Hurricane Center understand what's happening with the low pressure area. In an image captured on June 21 at 0729 (3:29 a.m. EDT), the center of the low pressure area...

NASA Satellites Show Hurricane Bud Threatens Western Mexico's Coast
2012-05-25 12:02:40

NASA satellites are providing rainfall, temperature, pressure, visible and infrared data to forecasters as Hurricane Bud is expected to make a quick landfall in western Mexico this weekend before turning back to sea. NASA's TRMM and Aqua satellites have been flying over Bud as it nears the Mexican coast. NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite passed above Hurricane Bud early this morning, May 25 at 0429 UTC (12:49 a.m. EDT/U.S.). A large area of moderate to heavy...

2012-01-10 08:00:00

In the midst of all the chaos, nationwide disaster restoration network Water Damage Local.com is dispatching flood cleanup service providers to homes affected by the storms. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 10, 2012 In the wee hours of the morning yesterday, Jan. 9th, a massive storm system wreaked chaos along the southern part of the US. There were several areas affected by the storm, but Houston in particular was hit hard with torrential rains, hail, and even a tornado. Water Damage Local.com...

2011-09-10 07:00:00

Some evacuations are already underway in anticipation of Nateâs arrival, including oil rigs and energy firms along the Gulf Of Mexico. More flood damage could be inflicted in coastal communities. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 10, 2011 Tropical Storm Nate is poised to become the third hurricane of the 2011 hurricane season sometime late Friday or early Saturday when winds reach a sustained speed of 74 mph or higher. Nate is expected to continue to gain strength over the weekend...

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2011-06-21 18:00:00

Hurricane Beatriz is skirting the southwestern Mexican coast today, June 21 and bringing heavy rains and high surf to coastal areas, including Mexico's biggest port. NASA satellite imagery showed that Beatriz seemed to develop an eye that opened on microwave imagery and closed on visible imagery, appearing to give satellites a "wink." Last night (June 20, 2011) by 8 p.m. EDT, heavy rains were spreading over the southwestern Mexican coast. At that time, Beatriz was still a tropical storm. By...

2011-06-07 08:41:00

JOPLIN, Mo., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Contractors are being hired to haul debris and clear the way for restoration. "Life is all around us and we honor it by moving forward. The devastation is so bad it hurts my heart," said William Lombardo, President of Risk Management Disaster Service Inc. "I have over a million cubic yards of devastated homes and tree debris to move ASAP." "Yesterday there was about 68,000 cubic yards of debris hauled and that is just the beginning. As we add more...

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2011-04-27 10:30:00

Weather Services International (WSI) predicts 15 named storms this season, with 8 becoming hurricanes and at least 4 of them a category 3 or greater in strength on the five-level Saffir-Simpson scale. Major hurricanes with winds of 111 mph or more pose the greatest risk to gas and oil platforms. These powerful storms are able to uproot trees, crush poorly built houses and cause widespread power outages, according to the National Hurricane Center. A leading private forecaster says that...

2011-04-21 15:01:00

WASHINGTON, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The north Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and lasts through Nov. 30. The U.S. Census Bureau produces timely local data that are critical to emergency planning, preparedness and recovery efforts. This edition of Facts for Features highlights the number of people living in areas that could be most affected by these dramatic acts of nature. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) In the Hurricane's Path 36.8...


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Low Pressure Development Near The Gulf Coast
2012-06-15 02:30:39

As of 2:30pm Friday afternoon an area of disturbed weather has intensified in coverage over the Northeast Gulf of Mexico. At this time the NHC has given the area a 0% of development. As it continues to track westward across the Gulf of Mexico it will bring increased winds/seas and heavy precipitation to the area. Severe weather also can’t be ruled out with this system as it continues westward over the next couple of days. Places that are going to be impacted with increased seas will be any...

Heavy Rain Batters The Gulf Coast From Louisiana To The Florida Panhandle
2012-07-10 17:50:51

GULF COAST UNITED STATES The weekend of June 8-10, 2012 was one of the wettest weekends in a very long time for this region. Thunderstorms and very heavy rain started in the middle of the afternoon on Friday and continued all the way through Sunday Night. An upper level feature began to slide through Eastern Texas towards the Gulf of Mexico and this interacted with a quasi-stationary front that was situated along the Northern Gulf Coast. The two features acted together to create a very...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.