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Distorted GPS Measure Hurricane Winds
2013-07-15 16:23:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Truck drivers and commuters rely on GPS technology to get themselves where they need to go in the shortest amount of time. During massive storms, these GPS signals can be buffeted by storm conditions. Now, scientists have figured out how to measure wind speeds based on these disruptions, according to a new study in the journal Radio Science. The research team from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said...

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2013-07-09 04:00:03

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from July 8: The heat continued over the Southwest and Southern Plains with many places again soaring past 100F and heat index values in the 110-120F range. Severe weather was found mostly over the Northern Plains and the Northern Rockies. There were three tornadoes reported yesterday - two in Florida and one in Montana. The largest hail was...

Ocean Eddies Impact Weather
2013-07-08 04:25:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Meteorologists have long been aware of the impact that large ocean currents have on the Earth's climate, but new research suggests smaller, swirling motions known as eddies can also have an impact on weather. In research appearing in the journal Nature Geoscience, scientists from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) say these eddies typically arise due to the turbulence of ocean currents. A large number of these...

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2013-07-01 04:00:57

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from June 28-30: The biggest stories from this past weekend were associated with the frontal boundary. Flooding rains hit the Northeast creating widespread damage. The second impact was the winds associated with the frontal boundary as many places from Mississippi to the Northeast had winds in excess of 70mph. The third big story of the past...

2013-06-28 23:29:53

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Big Story Weather – June 21, 2013
2013-06-21 04:00:30

Daily weather forecast and wrap-up provided by redOrbit meteorologist Joshua Kelly. redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Big Story Weather from June 20: Severe weather over the Northern Plains last night produced one tornado in North Dakota, along with a lot of damaging winds and hail reports in this region. There were also hail and wind damage reports along the frontal boundary over the Southeast. The other big story was the heavy rainfall that fell in the Northern Plains with some...

2013-06-20 23:21:32

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2013-06-19 23:19:31

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Venus Express Observes Strenghtening Winds On Second Planet From Sun
2013-06-18 15:11:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The European Space Agency's (ESA) Venus Express spacecraft has revealed that the winds on the second planet from the Sun have been getting faster over the last six years. Venus holds a super-rotating atmosphere that is able to whip around the planet once every four Earth days. Scientists are able to monitor patterns in the long-term global wind speeds by tracking the movements of distinct features in the clouds of the planet....

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Weather Education - Air Mass Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 10:30:47

Air mass thunderstorms are found in marine time tropical air. In short they are also known as MT Thunderstorms. Air mass thunderstorms represent what is known as the common three stage thunderstorm development. This means that an air mass thunderstorm goes through the stages of Cumulus which is represented by the updrafts only being present; secondly it moves into the mature stage where it has both updrafts and downdrafts; finally it goes into the dissipating stage where you see only the...

Weather Education - Orographic Thunderstorms
2013-01-13 09:40:16

Orographic thunderstorms are formed when the air is pushed up a mountain side. This type of thunderstorm is found only on the windward side of a mountain range. In the United States we would find these types of thunderstorms on the western slopes of the Rocky Mountains and also on the western slopes of the Appalachians. Things that make this thunderstorm important: First of all they only form in certain geographical places on the earth as mentioned above. But they can form anywhere in the...

El Nino Update July 5, 2012
2012-07-05 11:03:00

Say it’s not so, but we could be very well on the verge of entering into an EL-Nino cycle soon. How soon? The latest forecast issued by the Climate Prediction Center has upped the chances of seeing EL-Nino this year now at 61% with the favorable time period pointing towards the 3rd quarter (July-September).  What does this mean to you? Well it all depends on where you’re living as EL-Nino has a wide array of impacts that are different everywhere around the globe. Here are a few...

ENSO Impacts on Baltimore Tornado Count
2012-12-29 12:12:03

ENSO has an impact on the severe weather across the United States.  As we look at the above graph we see that the area of Baltimore is impacted by ENSO and its tornado count. The stats are for the described years to the left of each bar. During a La-Nina the tornado count picks up for the region; within 50 miles of the city up to 9 tornadoes occurred during the 2000 event. The 2010 EL-Nino set into the region and the tornado count dropped to around 4 tornadoes within 50 miles of the...

Weather Report For July 27-29, 2012
2012-07-30 11:15:32

Three big weather events from this past weekend included the heat wave and also the severe weather that struck. First, the heat that is being, and has been, felt in the Southern Plains is on the average of 10-15 degrees above the average for many places, along with that is the Heat Index values that have been surpassing the 100-110 range. The second big impact of the weekend was the severe weather that went through PA/NY/NJ where there were confirmed tornadoes and the damage has put...

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