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Pele Is Powerful, Even In The Sky
2014-07-30 03:13:40

University of Hawaii ‑ SOEST 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. In July 2013, as Flossie approached the Hawaiian Islands, satellites steadily monitored lightning, rainfall, cloud cover, temperature and winds, In addition,...

Little Rainfall In Tropical Depression Flossie Seen By NASA
2013-07-31 08:54:23

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Tropical Storm Flossie weakened as it interacted with the Hawaiian Islands and became a depression. NASA's TRMM satellite saw mostly light rain and one isolated area of heavy rainfall within the storm after it weakened. All watches and warnings were dropped for the Hawaiian Islands on July 30. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission, or TRMM, satellite flew over Flossie on July 30 at 07:17 UTC (3:17 a.m. EDT) and saw a small area of heavy rain west of...

NASA's Aqua Satellite Flew Over Tropical Storm Flossie As It Neared Hawaii.
2013-07-30 09:40:37

NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center 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. The image showed that many of the thunderstorms have diminished in the storm. On July 29, all of the Hawaiian Islands that have storm warnings have evacuation centers open. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for...

2013-07-29 23:01:34

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. Palmdale, CA (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Tropical Storm Flossie should not be a big threat to strong structures in the Hawaiian Island area but many people will need to cover their roofs as well as valuable belongings. The leading US tarp supplier has palletized over ten 40 foot containers of poly tarps...

Heaviest Rain North Of Tropical Storm Flossie's Center Seen By NASA
2013-07-26 11:37:41

NASA As Eastern Pacific Ocean's Tropical Storm Flossie continues to move further west toward Hawaii, NASA's TRMM satellite analyzed its rainfall. When NASA and the Japan Space Agency's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite passed over Tropical Storm Flossie, it measured rainfall rates occurring throughout the storm. TRMM noticed that the heaviest rainfall was occurring at a rate of 1.2 inches per hour north of the center. The heavy rain wrapped around the storm from the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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