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2013-11-22 04:00:03

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

Tropical Storm Helen Affecting Southeastern India
2013-11-21 15:37:40

NASA's Aqua satellite captured visible and infrared imagery of slow-moving Tropical Storm Helen as it was spreading its western clouds over parts of southeastern India on November 21.

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2013-11-21 04:00:05

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

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2013-11-19 04:00:07

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

Scientists Demonstrate Influence Of Eddies On The Oxygen Sustenance
2013-11-18 13:25:24

More than four months from November 2012 to March 2013 Kiel ocean scientists investigated on the German research vessel METEOR the oxygen-poor upwelling regions in the tropical Pacific off Peru.

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2013-11-18 04:00:53

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

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2013-11-15 03:30:11

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.

NASA Map Of Typhoon Haiyan Helps Disaster Response
2013-11-14 12:54:46

After Typhoon Haiyan tore through the Philippines, a joint team from NASA and the Italian Space Agency quickly generated a map using satellite imagery that could be used to survey the devastation and assist recovery operations.

2013 One Of The Warmest Years Record
2013-11-14 10:59:08

As you raise a glass this New Year’s Eve, you may want to toast to 2013 as being one of the warmest years since modern records began in 1850.

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2013-11-13 04:00:45

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly.


Latest Vortices Reference Libraries

Tropical Storm Alberto Timeline
2012-05-24 08:26:54

Tropical Storm Alberto was named the first tropical storm of the Atlantic 2012 Hurricane Season on May 20th at 1200PM CDT. The location of the storm at this time was just to the southeast of South Carolina. The winds were estimated at 40kts gusting to 50kts. On May 20th at 0600PM CDT Tropical Storm Alberto had winds estimated at 45kts with gust to near 55kts. At this time the storm was just to the east of Savannah Georgia and was moving towards the southwest. May 21st at 0600PM CDT...

Weather Educartion: Impacts Of The Canadian High Pressure Center
2012-12-29 11:43:39

The Canadian High pressure center shifts into the United States throughout the year and has a major impact on the weather from season to season. In the summer when this high pressure moves in, the temps usually cool off by about 10-15 degrees. For example:  if the temp was 91F in Fargo, it would cool down into the 70s once this high moved in. The high also creates drier weather. In winter when this system moves in the weather pattern is the same in that the temps will drop and the air...

Polar Watch For Aug 29- Sept 4
2012-09-05 08:00:17

A look at the temps from the 4th show that another colder pocket of air is moving into the region. Aug 29: The max temps warmed to 1C, while the overnight lows dropped to 0C. Aug 30: A burst of colder air was over the polar cap as high temps only made it to -3C, and the overnight lows dropped to -6C. Aug 31: Brought a touch of warmer air back into the region as high temps rose back to 1C, while the overnight lows hit -2C. September 1: High temps again rose to 1C, while overnight lows...

Weather Pack For September 6, 2012
2012-09-06 08:00:38

Today on Weather Pack we are going to examine the surface wind around a mature low pressure system, which means that the low pressure has an occluded front associated with it. Yellow Star: The forecasted surface winds would be out of the Northwest as the flow behind the low is counter-clockwise. Green Star: Anyone that is forecasting for the green star would be looking at the winds coming from the South-Southeast just right ahead of the warm front of the low pressure system. Red...

Upper Air Map Identification for July 6, 2012.
2012-07-06 12:00:10

Looking at the upper air map for the entire region from Alaska to the Atlantic Ocean we can identify a few significant features. The first is the deep low height center over Alaska, this is telling us that at 30,000ft the air is rising upwards allowing for the surface low to still be gaining strength. Also if you look to the west of that closed low you will see what is referred to as a jet max getting ready to enter the base of the low height center. This will further amplify the low...

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