All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Hurricanes’

Predictions for 2014 – What Will Our Weather Bring?

As the end of 2013 quickly approaches and New Years Resolutions fill early 2014 – predictions are also high on the list for the future of Americans. Most of us love predictions and getting a peek into the future. No doubt the reason for the enormous amount of psychics and fortune tellers all over the world. Since weather has been …

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Hurricane Raymond Soaks South Western Mexico, As People Scurry for Cover

Hundreds more were evacuated, schools and ports were closed, as hurricane Raymond loomed large over coastal south-western Mexico along the Pacific coast on Monday. The region is on the verge of being hammered twice in quick succession as it gets back on its feet from record flooding a few weeks ago. The category-3 hurricane, with menacing winds blowing up to …

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Hurricane Humberto To Be Year’s First?

Tropical Storm Humberto is headed into full-blown hurricane territory today as it gathers strength near Cape Verde and is expected to reach winds of around 74 mph. Humberto started off the coast of Africa with winds of 40 mph and was predicted to reach Hurricane-force winds by Wednesday; the National Hurricane Center issued tropical storm warnings for Cape Verde Islands …

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Tropical Storm Humberto Winding Up In The Atlantic

Tropical Storm Humberto is gathering strength in the Atlantic and may be on the way to full-sized hurricane status by mid-week. Experts say the storm has sustained winds of about 40 MPH as of Monday morning, but things could get much stronger by Wednesday according to the National Hurricane Center. There is currently a tropical storm warning for the Cape …

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Tropical Storm Dorian Moves Toward Puerto Rico, Florida

The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) this week has named a tropical depression that formed over the eastern Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday morning. Tropical storm Dorian is now moving west-northwest in the direction of Puerto Rico, the Bahamas, Cuba and Florida. An updated advisory on the storm this morning reported that Dorian hasn’t strengthened in the past few hours. The …

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Hurricane Strength Forecasts Improved by NASA Study

A new NASA study shows that hurricane forecasters may soon be able to better predict hurricane and tropical storm strength by analyzing their relative-humidity levels. The study, published recently in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, looked at relative humidity data from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) instrument on NASA’s Aqua spacecraft. Data from close to 200 North Atlantic hurricanes between …

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Weather Channel on YouTube Still Streaming Hurricane Sandy Coverage

Hurricane Sandy, the “superstorm” of 2012 hit the East coast of the U.S. yesterday, causing flooding and power outages in highly populated areas such as New York City. The storm is still sitting over the Northeast U.S., dropping rain and snow on places as far apart as West Virginia and Northern Michigan. Whether you can’t get enough pictures of flooded …

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New Orleans Levees Hold Fast Against Hurricane Isaac

Tropical storm Isaac was upgraded to Hurricane Isaac just in time to hit the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi. The Associated Press (AP) is reporting that although water rose over a rural levee and flooded some homes, the levees themselves are holding. This is in contrast, of course, to 2005, when Hurricane Katrina broke New Orleans levees and led to …

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