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2012-08-02 12:00:14

redOrbit Meteorologist Joshua Kelly Afternoon Tropical Update for Aug 2, 2012: Good Afternoon, as we continue through this hurricane season we have seen things really quiet over the months of June and July. However, August looks like it´s going to bring changes. The images below depict the current satellite imagery and also the spaghetti plot models of our Tropical Depression. It is important to remember that this system is still early in its developing stages. The storm is forecasted...

2006-08-09 10:21:22

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force is sending a plane to investigate whether a strong tropical wave near the Windward Islands has strengthened into a tropical depression or storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in a report Wednesday. The U.S. Air Force Reserve Reconnaissance aircraft will arrive in the afternoon at the wave located about 225 miles east of the Windward Islands and moving westward at about 20 to 25 miles per hour, which had become more concentrated on...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • 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.
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