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NOAA's GOES satellites: Eyes in the sky tracking hurricanes

Tonight, as three powerful storms march across the Atlantic Ocean, toward the East Coast of the U.S. and Caribbean, another powerful storm is poised to roll over Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean. All these storms are being monitored by "eyes-in-the-sky."

Oh no, here we go again: Atlantic hurricane season

Marathon - Listen closely and you'll hear the groan of collective dread in Florida and the Caribbean: yes, it's already hurricane season again.

Hurricane Maria tested the mettle of NOAA's GOES-16 satellite

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season has proven to be active and deadly. Powerful hurricanes, like Harvey, Irma and Maria are also providing a testing ground for new tools that scientists hope will save lives by improving forecasting.

Hurricanes shed light on the vulnerabilities in U.S. power grid

Two Category 4 hurricanes, back-to-back, not only caused extensive damage, massive flooding, and loss of lives – they also laid bare the poor condition of the nation's electrical grid.

Are you ready for a disaster? Emergency preparedness kit

With Hurricane Matthew scratching on our door here on the Atlantic coast of the U.S., orders to evacuate many areas in Florida and other southern states have been issued. So what kind of things do you need to take when you leave home?

What to know this hurricane season? Experts predict storm numbers

The Atlantic hurricane season will likely be milder than usual due to El Niño disrupting the ability for tropical storms to form, forecasters predict.

Gender bias may cause more deaths with female hurricanes

The devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy will be remembered for years. As a matter of fact, Sandy was so deadly and costly that the National Hurricane Center retired the name after the 2012 storm.

Bozak returns as Maple Leafs dodge the Hurricanes in regulation Special

Toronto - The Toronto Maple Leafs notched just their second regulation win in twenty games in a rare sunday evening matchup in Toronto.

The U.S. has to get used to extreme weather warn scientists

Boston - Scientists meeting at this week’s annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in Boston have warned that extreme weather events like Hurricane Sandy and the Texas drought are here to stay.

Rising global sea levels – upward trend resumes, reports NASA

In a study issued today, NASA has reported that global sea levels have resumed their long term upward trend after a blip in 2010/11. The study was based on multi-sourced data from NASA and European Topex/Poseidon, Jason-1 and Jason-2 satellites.

Dying hurricanes over Britain forming gold and yellow autumn hue Special

Across Britain and Ireland, one of the wettest autumns on record has produced vivid green and red colours among its autumn foliage. The inclement weather is a result of decaying hurricanes sweeping over Ireland, Britain and parts of northern Europe.

Tropical Storm Don nears the Texas coast, landfall by morning

Corpus Christi - Tropical Storm Don is expected to make landfall late Friday night through early Saturday morning near Corpus Christi, Texas. It is the fourth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season and the first to hit Texas this year.

Ill Winds Blowing At BP Oil

The start of hurricane season may give BP even more uncertainty in its attempts to cap the Gulf of Mexico oil spill at the Deepwater Horizon rig.

Atlantic hurricane season could be 'busy'

Hurricane experts are speculating that the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season could be an uncharacteristically busy season. The season begins on June first.

College Football: Wisconsin Beats Miami in Champs Bowl

The Wisonsin Badgers beat the speed of the Miami Hurricanes with brute strength and force in the Champs Sports Bowl in Orlando.

College Football: Miami's Fox to Miss Bowl Game

Miami's Left Tackle Jason Fox is set to miss the Champs Sports Bowl against Wisconsin. Fox, a senior, is scheduled to undergo surgery.

Study: Frequency of hurricanes up, but not strength

Clemson University Researchers report the number of hurricanes and tropical storms in the Atlantic Basin is increasing. However, the study says the strength of hurricanes and storms remains the same.

Trivia You Can't Live Without: How Hurricanes are Named

Today, June 1, 2009, marks the opening of this year’s hurricane season, which runs through the end of November. Of all the information that can be sought about hurricanes and preparedness, the most trivial question is near the top of the list.:

Resilient Coasts Blueprint outlines steps to reduce losses

A coalition leading insurers, public officials, risk experts, builders and conservation groups announced a blueprint of policy changes and common sense actions that could reduce economic losses from future storms and rising sea levels.

Sooner Or Later, Hurricanes Will Hit The Northeast

On September 21, 1938, a hurricane hit New England killing hundreds and razing thousands of houses. Next week is the 70th anniversary of that storm disaster. Stan Goldenberg of NOAA believes that it could happen again and the results could be far worse.

UN Rushing Aid to Storm Struck Caribbean Nations

The United Nations is providing assistance to a number of countries in the Caribbean that have been badly affected by recent severe weather.

While Cleaning Up After Gustav, Eyes Turn To Hanna, Ike and Perhaps Josephine

While the U.S. Gulf states clean up the mess that Gustav has left behind, the National Hurricane Center is staying busy keeping their eyes on Tropical Storms Hanna, Ike and Josephine.

Fmr DNC Chair Thinks Hurricane Proves God is on the Side of the Dems

Everyone has a cell phone these day. Never underestimate who may be videoing and recording your conversation. A highly-placed Democrat DNC operative knows the pain.

Assessing the ecological damage from Hurricanes Dean and Felix

Although the human death toll was minimal, first reports indicate Hurricane Dean dealt more harshly with the wildlife in Mexico. The scenario is about to be repeated as hurricane Felix plows into the Miskito coast.

Hurricane Felix Makes Landfall

History was made when Hurricane Felix, the second category five storm of the 2007 season, made landfall in northeastern Nicaragua Tuesday morning. Hurricane Dean as a Category 5 storm hit land in Quintana Roo's Costa Maya on August 20.

Op-Ed: I Lived Through Three Hurricanes

The first sign is the wind. It gets a little breezy and the air has a feel to it that is slightly surreal. You know it's coming. You can feel it in every fiber of your being. You race to stock up on those last few items before the storm hits.

Freaky Weather: Fewer But Stronger Storms for Katrina Victims Predicted

Extreme weather is the norm, not the exception these days, and the US Gulf Coast has suffered the brunt of it.

US East Coast Warned to Brace for Hurricane Isabel, Storm Forecast to Weaken Slightly

MIAMI (voa) - Forecasters say Hurricane Isabel will weaken slightly over the next several days, but residents of the U.S. East Coast should prepare for a major storm when Isabel strikes the region later this week. With winds of about 200 kilometers an ...
 

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NASA s Global Hawk flew five science missions into Tropical Storm/Hurricane Nadine  plus the transit...
NASA's Global Hawk flew five science missions into Tropical Storm/Hurricane Nadine, plus the transit flight circling around the east side of Hurricane Leslie. This is a composite of the ground tracks of the transit flight to NASA Wallops plus the five science flights. TD means Tropical Depression; TS means Tropical Storm.
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The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 13 (GOES-13) captured this image of Hurricane ...
The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite 13 (GOES-13) captured this image of Hurricane Sandy at 1:45 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (17:45 Universal Time) on October 28, 2012. A line of clouds from a continental weather system runs south to north along the Appalachians, approaching from the west to meet the offshore storm.
NASA Earth Observatory image by Robert Simmon with data courtesy of the NASA/NOAA GOES Project Scien
The Loop Current pushes up into the Gulf from the Caribbean Sea. The loop current s warmer waters ma...
The Loop Current pushes up into the Gulf from the Caribbean Sea. The loop current's warmer waters make it stand out in this image.
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Adidas and university of Miami reveal new football uniforms
Adidas and university of Miami reveal new football uniforms
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A volunteer works both a CB radio and a Ham radio relaying and receiving messages for those whose li...
A volunteer works both a CB radio and a Ham radio relaying and receiving messages for those whose lives were destroyed by Hurricane Charley Aug. 13, 2004
Adidas and university of Miami reveal new football uniforms
Adidas and university of Miami reveal new football uniforms
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Simplified version of National Hurricane Center s Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale chart.
Simplified version of National Hurricane Center's Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale chart.
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Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina 2005: Situation in South Plaquemines Parish  Louisiana near Empire  B...
Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina 2005: Situation in South Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana near Empire, Buras and Boothville, United States of America. Photo taken: Aug. 30, 2005.
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