Articles tagged "hurricane season"

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Hurricane "Jimena" becomes a major hurricane in the eastern Pacific

Hurricane "Jimena", a tenth named storm of the 2015 eastern Pacific hurricane season, has evolved into a major hurricane in only a couple of days, and although is currently located well of the mainland, its rapid intensification requires a careful observation.

August 29, 2015

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Bellow-average Atlantic and busy Pacific hurricane seasons draw to end

Hurricane season officially ends on November 30, and while the Atlantic season was relatively quiet, as predicted, the Pacific was at its most active in two decades, US meteorologists said.A number of weather conditions this year, such as strong vertical wind shear,

November 27, 2014

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NOAA predicts very active Atlantic hurricane season - 3 to 6 major hurricanes

June 1 marks the beginning of Atlantic hurricane season. On May 23, 2013 NOAA's Climate Prediction Center released its 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast, predicting an active season. NOAA classifies 12 of the 18 seasons since 1995 as above normal,

May 26, 2013

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The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season in 4.5 minutes

A relative active 2012 Atlantic Hurricane Season produced 19 named storms with 10 hurricanes. This year had 7 storms more than the historical average. Atlantic hurricane season started  officially with June 1, and it ends on November 30, 2012. This season started

November 30, 2012

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Sea surface temperatures at the start of hurricane season

The official start of hurricane season is June 1, though four named tropical storms in May - Alberto and Beryl in the Atlantic, Aletta and Bud in the Pacific - came little earlier. These early home-grown storms are not necessarily a predictor of the August to October

May 31, 2012

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Tropical storm Alberto formed off the South Carolina coast

Tropical Storm Alberto, the first named storm of the 2012 Atlantic hurricane season, formed on Saturday, May 19, 2012 off the coast of South Carolina.Alberto has the potential to hit North Carolina as early as Monday, but since the storm is so small, it would only

May 20, 2012

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Maria becomes third hurricane of 2011 season

Maria, the 13th named storm of the season, has sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph), just above the hurricane-strength threshold. The storm is currently on a latitude about level with North Carolina and is spinning some 205 miles (330 kilometers) north-northwest of

September 16, 2011

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Hurricanes most vulnerable US cities

When Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans and other areas of the Gulf Coast five years ago this week, becoming the most economically destructive storm in history, it highlighted our vulnerability to the forces of Mother Nature.Today a number of U.S. cities

July 23, 2011

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This hurricane season may see 12 to 18 named storms and 6 to 10 hurricanes

The 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook could be an above-normal year for activity, according to the forecast from the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.This hurricane season may see 12 to 18 named storms and six to 10 hurricanes, according to

May 22, 2011

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Hurricane season starts today in Eastern Pacific

May 15th marks the official start of the 2011 hurricane season in the Eastern Pacific, a season which is expected to exceed the amount of named tropical systems from last year by twofold. AccuWeather.com meteorologists are predicting an average number of tropical

May 15, 2011

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Southern Atlantic Subtropical storm Arani information

NASA's Aqua and TRMM satellites are providing data to scientists about the Southern Atlantic Ocean Sub-tropical Storm Arani, a rare occurrence in the southern ocean. Rainfall data and cloud top temperatures revealed some heavy rain and strong thunderstorms exist in

March 22, 2011