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Tropical Weather

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  • Landfall Prediction: East Coast, Gulf Coast Likely To Be Hit By A Tropical Storm

    Landfall Prediction: East Coast, Gulf Coast Likely To Be Hit By A Tropical Storm
    If a new hurricane modeling system is correct, the East Coast can expect to get hit by one tropical storm this year and another will make landfall on the Gulf Coast. The Coastal Carolina University of Conway, S.C., released a first-of-its-kind...
  • Tropics stirring with two possible storms as season's peak arrives

    Tropics stirring with two possible storms as season's peak arrives
    Two possible tropical storms are developing just in time for the traditional peak of the Atlantic hurricane season. One system is forming between Cuba and Central America and the National Hurricane Center estimates it has a 50 percent chance of...
  • It's been nine years since Hurricane Charley took a swing at Florida

    It's been nine years since Hurricane Charley took a swing at Florida
    Nine years ago Hurricane Charley came barreling up Interstate 4 beginning Florida's season of tropical pain. The state was slammed by four hurricanes that year -- Charley, Frances, Ivan and Jeanne and Central Florida bore the brunt of three of those....
  • JPL missions to study climate change, weather on Earth

    JPL missions to study climate change, weather on Earth
    NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory is known for its exploration of space, but the La Cañada Flintridge facility is starting to focus its gaze back to Earth. Three new missions scheduled to launch in 2014 will examine soil moisture, wind, and carbon dioxide...
  • Newly formed depression expected to become tropical storm

    Newly formed depression expected to become tropical storm
    Tropical Depression 5,  Thursday, August 15, 5 a.m. advisory OUTLOOK: Tropical Depression No. 5 formed Wednesday night off the west coast of Africa.  The system is projected to reach tropical storm strength on Thursday. Florida Alerts: None....
  • Ongoing hurricane drought is rare, but 2+ weeks from a record

    Ongoing hurricane drought is rare, but 2+ weeks from a record
    No hurricanes have formed yet in the Atlantic this season, nor do any appear imminent, making it the slowest start to a hurricane season in more than a decade. But it would need to keep up for a couple of weeks to be record-setting. Six tropical...
  • Tropical Storm Erin forms off African coast

    Tropical Storm Erin forms off African coast
    Tropical Storm Erin has formed just west of the Cape Verde Islands and is forecast to strengthen as it moves across the Atlantic, at least for a couple of days. The storm was moving at about 15 mph to the west-northwest, with maximum sustained winds...
  • Season's second tropical depression forms; no threat to U.S.

    Season's second tropical depression forms; no threat to U.S.
    The season's second tropical depression formed Monday along the Mexican coast, nearly two weeks after Tropical Storm Andrea, but it's uncertain whether it will become Tropical Storm Barry. The system was bringing heavy rains to the Yucatan Peninsula,...
  • Tropical Storm Andrea forecast to bring Md. heavy rain Friday

    Tropical Storm Andrea forecast to bring Md. heavy rain Friday
    Just a few days into the hurricane season, Tropical Storm Andrea is forecast to deluge Maryland and much of the Atlantic coast Friday, prompting flash flood warnings across the Baltimore region. The storm was not expected to pack anything close to the...
  • It's worth paying attention to hurricane season [Editorial]

    There are days, weeks and months set aside for any number of good causes and reasons, so it's easy to disregard most of them unless there's a personal reason for vigilance. Some, however, need to be given at least a nod of acknowledgment, including...
  • Tropical Storm Andrea forms; headed up East Coast

    Tropical Storm Andrea forms; headed up East Coast
    Update, 6:06 p.m.: Tropical Storm Andrea has formed about 300 miles west of Florida, with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph. Tropical storm warnings have been issued for Florida's Gulf coast, with tropical storm watches from the Jacksonville, Fla.,...