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Debby's Drenching Florida Rains Measured By NASA's TRMM Satellite
2012-06-29 09:31:45

NASA's TRMM satellite provided data that allowed scientists to calculate Tropical Storm Debby's rainfall totals across Florida. The highest rainfall totals from June 20-27 topped 380 mm (~15 inches) in a wide patch of central Florida from around Titusville on the east coast. Even though it never became more than a tropical storm, the residents of northern and central Florida will remember Debby. Debby, which formed as a tropical storm on the 23rd of June 2012 in the central Gulf of Mexico,...

2012-06-28 06:29:54

TAMPA, Fla., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BELFOR Florida has strategically positioned resources and assets from its local offices in the Panhandle, Tampa, Orlando and South Florida. BELFOR's local offices are reinforced by the on-site presence of the National Disaster Team which deployed millions of dollars in equipment and hundreds of employees dedicated to restoring properties. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/PH32633LOGO ) "BELFOR's commitment is to restore normalcy in...

Debby, Disorganized On Satellite Imagery And Now Exiting Florida's East Coast
2012-06-28 10:24:08

Debby has tracked across Florida from the Gulf coast to the Atlantic coast, and the interaction with land has taken its toll on the storm's organization. In GOES-13 satellite imagery today, June 27, the bulk of clouds and showers associated with Debby are now over the Atlantic Ocean and Debby's circulation center is seen exiting the state and moving into the Atlantic Ocean. Whenever a storm moves over land it encounters friction, that weakens it. It is also cut off from its power source of...

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2012-06-28 03:00:05

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from June 27: The heat that encompassed three fourths of the country from the Rockies into the Ohio River Valley was the big story of the day. Temps yesterday hit 110+ in a few places in Kansas. Along with that we saw Heat Index values near 115F for many other places. Another major story was the dry weather that has plagued the Western Rockies and Northern Plains leading to large forest fires that are having large impacts....

Tropical Storm Debby's Heavy Rains Measured From Space By NASA
2012-06-26 13:18:02

Tropical Storm Debby continues to be a big rainmaker in Florida and southern Georgia and NASA's TRMM satellite has measured those rainfall rates from space, showing where heavy rain has fallen. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite is basically a flying rain gauge in space. Scientists use TRMM data to calculate rainfall rates and rain totals from space. TRMM imagery from June 25 showed Debby's heaviest rains were falling at a rate of over 2 inches (50 mm) per hour, and...

2012-06-26 06:21:22

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The disaster response teams from Jarvis are on the move again, traveling to Florida to assist members from the company's Florida office with flood cleanup caused by Tropical Storm Debby. Several semi trailers filled with specialty drying equipment, water extraction pumps and large dehumidifiers were sent to the region on Monday following a weekend of severe weather and predictions for numerous communities to receive upwards of...

2012-06-26 02:25:54

ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Catholic Charities USA (CCUSA) and its agencies are preparing for Tropical Storm Debby, which is currently impacting much of Florida, and could move in two directions--along the southern coast of the US and northward across Georgia. CCUSA is ready to help respond to flash floods and spinoff tornadoes in these areas and is currently in coordination with Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida. (Logo:...

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2012-06-26 03:00:02

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from June 25: Three major events over the last 24hrs dominated the weather over the United States. First, Tropical Storm Debby continues to wreak havoc on Florida. Pretty much the entire state is dealing with massive flooding, strong winds and high seas. Secondly, was the severe weather over the Northern Rockies which brought multiple warnings overnight for the region. The third impact is the heat that is building up over the...

Tropical Storm Debby Update – June 25, 2012
2012-06-25 06:00:14

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Gulf of Mexico: As of 6:00am CDT Tropical Storm Debby continues to turn in the Northeast portion of the Gulf of Mexico near the Florida coastline. Tropical Storm Debby formed over the weekend in the Central part of the Gulf of Mexico, after Air Force Recon planes flew a mission inside of Debby and were able to locate winds sustaining Tropical Storm status. This morning Tropical Storm Debby continues to wreak havoc over the entire state of Florida with...

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2012-06-25 03:00:46

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from June 22-24: Severe weather struck through the Northern Plains on the 23rd. However, the biggest news of the past weekend was the formation of Tropical Storm Debby and the huge impacts from storm surge, rip currents, tornadoes, heavy rain and damaging winds that it has brought to the entire state of Florida. As of this morning there have been 2 deaths related to the storm.  There have also been reports of wave height in...