Latest Tropical Storm Arlene Stories

Atlantic's Tropical Depression 19 Shows Backwards "C" Of Strong Storms
2012-10-24 10:09:53

Infrared imagery from the AIRS instrument on NASA's Aqua satellite revealed that the strongest thunderstorms within the Atlantic Ocean's Tropical Depression 19 seem to form a backwards letter "C" stretching from northeast to southeast around the storm's center. That "C" is a band of thunderstorms around the eastern side of the storm. Infrared satellite imagery taken on Oct. 22 at 12:23 p.m. EDT, from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument showed that the strongest thunderstorms...

2011-06-30 14:05:00

Tropical Storm Arlene made landfall early today and is making its way through northeastern Mexico today as the GOES-13 satellite continues to track its movement. A movie from today's GOES satellite data shows Arlene making that landfall and moving inland. Tropical Storm Arlene never made to hurricane strength, but did become a strong tropical storm with maximum sustained winds near 65 mph. To be classified hurricane strength maximum winds need to be 74 mph or greater. As a strong tropical...

2011-06-29 10:47:36

Have you ever seen a low pressure area develop into a full-fledged tropical storm? The GOES-13 satellite has and now you can see it in a new animation released today from NASA and NOAA. System 95L strengthened and became the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season's first tropical storm, named Arlene. It happened at 8 p.m. EDT on June 27 in the southwestern Gulf of Mexico, and the GOES-13 satellite caught the storm coming together. The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite called GOES-13...

2008-08-23 12:00:09

By Brendan Farrington Associated Press STEINHATCHEE, Fla. -- As Tropical Storm Fay finally got on track Friday to leave Florida behind, flood-stricken homeowners got an encouraging sign: Muddy brown water lines began appearing on the sides of homes, a clue that floodwaters were receding. The fickle storm that stuck around for five days and carved a dizzying path that included three separate landfalls dumped more than 2 feet of rain in some places. But to the relief of Floridians, it...

2005-07-09 15:39:34

By Frances Kerry MIAMI (Reuters) - Authorities urged more than a million people to evacuate as Hurricane Dennis closed in on low-lying coastal areas of northwestern Florida, Alabama and Mississippi on Saturday after killing at least 32 people in Cuba and Haiti. The storm was on a northwest track that could take it to landfall on Sunday between Florida's northwestern panhandle and Mississippi -- an area still recovering from a battering by Hurricane Ivan in September. Early on Saturday...

2005-06-10 15:25:00

PENSACOLA BEACH, Florida -- Tropical Storm Arlene drenched Cuba and parts of Florida on Friday, gaining strength and speed as its center moved north toward the U.S. Gulf Coast -- a region still recovering from last year's hurricanes. Forecasters said Arlene, the Atlantic hurricane season's first named tropical storm, could become a weak hurricane before hitting the Deep South late Saturday, with the worst weather arriving earlier, east of the storm's center. Arlene was then expected to move...

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