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2010-09-20 14:26:45

Hurricane Karl made landfall near Veracruz, Mexico on Friday, Sept. 17 and moved inland over Mexico's rugged terrain, which took the punch out of the storm. As Karl was moving into Mexico, NASA aircraft and NASA satellites were gathering data from this storm that jumped from a tropical storm to a Category 3 hurricane the day before. Karl had maximum sustained winds of 115 mph when it made landfall on Friday afternoon, Sept. 17. That made Karl a Category three hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson...

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2010-09-15 10:52:20

NASA's Aqua satellite captured the birth of Tropical Storm Karl on Sept. 14 as it passed overhead at 3:05 p.m. EDT in the Caribbean. This morning, Karl made landfall in the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. By 5 p.m. EDT on Sept. 14, System 92L intensified quickly in the western Caribbean and became the thirteenth tropical depression that quickly fired up into Tropical Storm Karl. NASA's Aqua satellite was flying overhead at 3:05 p.m. EDT and the Moderate Resolution Imaging...

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2010-09-06 13:35:00

The National Hurricane Center has issued a hurricane watch for the coasts of Texas and Mexico as Tropical Storm Hermine approaches. The watched has been issued to the areas from Rio San Fernando, Mexico, northward to Baffin Bay in Texas. The current tropical storm system has a maximum speed of 50 mph.  The storm is expected to gain momentum and approach hurricane strength before hitting the coasts. "The center of Hermine is expected to approach the coast of northeastern Mexico or...

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2010-08-17 15:23:57

NASA's Aqua and TRMM satellites and the GOES-13 satellite have been keeping an eye on the meandering remnants of Tropical Depression 5 (TD5). More rainfall is something that southeastern Louisiana and coastal Mississippi does not need after TD5 tracked through the area this past weekend. However, NASA satellites see TD5 making a return appearance and bringing the heavy rains with it to the same areas today. TD5 has been around the Gulf of Mexico for a week as of today, August 17. That's a...

2010-08-13 11:00:00

BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Forecasters expect to see above-normal hurricane activity between now and November. The peak of hurricane season begins in August. Already this hurricane season, three named storms have threatened the Gulf Coast, but hurricanes aren't limited to the Gulf region. If you live near the ocean, assessing your risk and getting prepared is paramount. State Farm, the largest insurer of cars and homes in the U.S., wants consumers to be prepared. This...

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2010-07-02 13:18:30

Tropical Depression Alex dissipated over the mountains of central Mexico, but his rainy remnants have moved into south, central and western Texas. The GOES-13 satellite is keeping an eye on Alex's remnants as they have prompted flash flood watches in those areas today. The latest imagery from the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite, GOES-13, revealed Alex's remnants over Texas, and showed a lingering stationary front straddling Texas and the Gulf Coast. The front is apparent in...

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2010-07-01 10:46:47

Alex made landfall at 10 p.m. EDT in northeastern Mexico, about 110 miles south of Brownsville, Texas. By 8 a.m. EDT on July 1, Alex has weakened to a tropical storm and GOES satellite imagery showed it moving near the high mountains of Mexico. At 8 a.m. EDT on July 1, Alex was about 55 miles (85 km) west of Ciudad Victoria, Mexico. That's near 23.8 North and 99.8 West. Its maximum sustained winds were now around 70 mph (110 km/hr) with higher gusts. Alex is moving west at 12 mph (19 km/hr)...

2010-06-30 17:02:00

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Flood Control, Inc. has recently mobilized its CAT Teams (Catastrophic Loss Teams) from its other major offices in New York, Illinois and Florida in order to prepare for Hurricane Alex: a hurricane that is soon to hit Southern Texas. Flood Control - a nationwide damage restoration company - currently has its local technicians on call from its Corpus Christi and Brownsville, Texas offices. (Logo:...

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2010-06-30 13:15:00

Tropical Storm Alex intensified by 11 p.m. EDT on June 29 and became the first hurricane of the 2010 Atlantic Ocean Hurricane Season. NASA satellites continue to provide visible, infrared and microwave satellite data to forecasters to help the National Hurricane Center forecast Alex's intensity and track, and NASA's Aqua satellite flew over Alex hours before it became a hurricane yesterday. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua...

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2010-06-29 20:00:00

Two instruments aboard NASA's Aqua satellite have provided some critical information to hurricane forecasters about tropical storm Alex as it threatens the northern Mexico and southern Texas coasts. Data from those two instruments were used in the National Hurricane Center's forecast at 8 a.m. EDT today, June 29 as they provided information on Alex's structure, direction, cloud top temperatures and convection. As Alex nears hurricane strength at 8 a.m. EDT on June 29, a Hurricane Warning is...


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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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