Latest Tropical Storm Flossie Stories
A recent study from the atmospheric scientists at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa revealed that although they are microscopic, gasses and particles from Kīlauea volcano exerted an influence on Tropical Storm Flossie—affecting the formation of thunderstorms and lightning in the sizable storm.
Tropical Storm Flossie weakened as it interacted with the Hawaiian Islands and became a depression.
The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Flossie on July 28 at 23:10 UTC (7:10 p.m. EDT) as it continued moving toward Hawaii.
As Tropical Storm Flossie heads for Hawaii, leading tarp supplier Tarps Plus stock piles poly tarps at its California headquarters in order to assure fast shipping for people in need of tarps.
As Eastern Pacific Ocean's Tropical Storm Flossie continues to move further west toward Hawaii, NASA's TRMM satellite analyzed its rainfall.