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2013-07-17 04:00:12

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

Distorted GPS Measure Hurricane Winds
2013-07-15 16:23:45

Scientists have figured out how to measure wind speeds based on the disruptions disruptions of GPS signals during hurricanes.

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2013-07-15 04:00:59

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

Climate Changes Could Increase Hurricane Frequency This Century
2013-07-09 11:21:34

Using a unique combination of computer models, MIT atmospheric scientist Kerry Emanuel has made the contested prediction the 21st century will see an uptick in the number of hurricanes and tropical storms as a result of the forces of climate change.

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2013-07-09 04:00:03

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

2013-07-08 23:03:40

With hurricanes wiping out blocks of America and claiming billions of dollars in damage, a Storm Shelter or safe room should be something schools and homes should already have. Los

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2013-07-05 04:00:25

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

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2013-07-04 04:00:47

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

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2013-07-03 04:00:57

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

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2013-06-26 04:00:48

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.


Latest Tropical cyclone Reference Libraries

Tropical Storm Alberto Timeline
2012-05-24 08:26:54

Tropical Storm Alberto was named the first tropical storm of the Atlantic 2012 Hurricane Season on May 20th at 1200PM CDT. The location of the storm at this time was just to the southeast of South Carolina. The winds were estimated at 40kts gusting to 50kts. On May 20th at 0600PM CDT Tropical Storm Alberto had winds estimated at 45kts with gust to near 55kts. At this time the storm was just to the east of Savannah Georgia and was moving towards the southwest. May 21st at 0600PM CDT...

El Nino Update July 5, 2012
2012-07-05 11:03:00

Say it’s not so, but we could be very well on the verge of entering into an EL-Nino cycle soon. How soon? The latest forecast issued by the Climate Prediction Center has upped the chances of seeing EL-Nino this year now at 61% with the favorable time period pointing towards the 3rd quarter (July-September).  What does this mean to you? Well it all depends on where you’re living as EL-Nino has a wide array of impacts that are different everywhere around the globe. Here are a few...

Weather Reference Library
2012-07-30 09:39:02

Coastal Upwelling- this is defined as the moving of water from the deeper oceans upwards to the surface of the ocean very commonly found along our cold ocean currents, which are found along the West Coast of the United States and off the Peru coast. Coastal Sinking- this is defined as the warm waters moving in from the east and hitting the coastline and slowly filtering down towards the deeper ocean waters very slowly. This feature is common in our warm ocean currents such as the United...

Feature on the Surface Map
2012-07-17 22:30:03

Tropical Storm Debbie on a surface chart. It is noted that just off the coast of Northern Florida a 999 surface pressure is found indicating to a meteorologist that an area of Lower pressure is arriving. In this case it’s Tropical Storm Debbie. The red lines indicate lines of equal pressure. Meteorologists label them in 4mb increments. So looking at the map it’s noted that there is a 08/04/00/96 line present in the photo highlighted with red. Another feature is that the more of these...

Difference Between Onshore And Offshore Flow
2012-07-16 11:34:51

Onshore flow describes the movement of any weather feature moving towards the shore. The most common weather features that are affiliated with onshore flow are Hurricanes and the daily sea breeze. What happens with a hurricane is the Northeast side of the storm will produce winds out of the Southeast to South which will force the ocean water (Storm Surge) towards the coast along with all the extensive precipitation shields. Another feature is known as the Sea breeze. The sea breeze happens...

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Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.