Latest Tropical Storm Emilia Stories

2 Tropical Cyclones Chase Tropical Storm Daniel
2012-07-11 13:02:26

A panoramic satellite image shows an active eastern Pacific Ocean with three tropical systems that appear to be chasing each other. Tropical Storm Daniel approaching the central Pacific Ocean, with major Hurricane Emilia further east, and a developing low pressure area east of Emilia. In an image captured by NOAA's GOES-15 satellite, all three tropical cyclones were seen spinning in the eastern Pacific Ocean on July 10, 2012 at 1200 UTC (8 a.m. EDT).Daniel has weakened from a hurricane to...

Cold Stare From Emilia's Eye Given To NASA
2012-07-11 12:59:07

NASA's Aqua satellite got a cold stare from Emilia. Infrared satellite data revealed that cloud top temperatures around Hurricane Emilia's eye were bitter cold. The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument that flies onboard NASA's Aqua satellite measured cloud top temperatures in the powerful thunderstorms surrounding Emilia's eye to be colder than -94 Fahrenheit (-70 Celsius). That indicates that they're very high in the troposphere, and very powerful (which would coincide with...

Twin Hurricanes In The Eastern Pacific Analyzed By NASA
2012-07-09 20:33:51

There are two hurricanes in the Eastern Pacific today, Daniel and Emilia. NASA's TRMM satellite passed over both storms in pinpointed the intensity of the rainfall within each storm, indicative of their power. Emilia is dropping rain at a greater rate than Daniel according to satellite data. Tropical storm Daniel strengthened and became the third hurricane over the weekend, and today, Monday, July 9, Tropical Storm Emilia strengthened into the fourth hurricane of the season. Tropical storm...

2005-10-17 07:39:15

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Four of seven major weather models predict Tropical Storm Wilma, which formed in the Caribbean Sea earlier Monday, would slam into the Yucatan Peninsula in either Mexico or Belize later this week. After crossing the Yucatan, some of the models projected the storm might enter the Gulf of Mexico. The U.S. National Hurricane Center forecast the storm would graze the northeastern tip of the Yucatan and enter the Gulf of Mexico where it could threaten the already...

2005-10-01 11:40:17

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Otis edged toward Mexico's Baja California peninsula on Saturday after winds strengthened overnight to 100 mph (160 km/p/h), leading authorities to evacuate some high-risk areas near its path. Otis, a Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, was due to hit land in a sparsely populated part of the peninsula early on Monday, according to the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami. "The center of Otis is currently forecast to remain west of...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.