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Tropical Weather

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  • Tropical Storm Gabrielle could soon break lull in hurricane season

    Tropical Storm Gabrielle could soon break lull in hurricane season
    The season's seventh tropical storm, to be named Gabrielle, could form within the next few days off the west African coast, but the hurricane season is meanwhile falling increasingly behind its typical pace -- likely the sixth season since 1944 without...
  • Disturbance over islands has medium development chance

    Disturbance over islands has medium development chance
    Tropical disturbance, 2 a.m. Wednesday OUTLOOK: An expansive tropical disturbance over the Lesser Antilles could gradually strengthen over the next few days as it moves northwest toward Puerto Rico, Hispaniola and the Bahamas. Models for now...
  • 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 Karen could near hurricane status at landfall

    Tropical Storm Karen could near hurricane status at landfall
    Tropical Storm Karen is forecast to make landfall on the coasts of Louisiana or Mississippi on Saturday, possibly as a weak hurricane, or at least close to that strength. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph as of Friday morning, moving...
  • Great Plains hit with tornadoes, snow as severe weather slams U.S.

    From the red flag warnings along California’s coast to the blizzard that dumped almost 4 feet of snow on the Great Plains, from the slew of tornadoes that damaged Midwest towns to Tropical Storm Karen crawling toward the Gulf Coast, severe weather...
  • Tropical Storm Karen weakens to depression on Gulf coast

    Tropical Storm Karen weakened to a depression as it hovered off the Louisiana coast on Saturday after earlier fears it would reach hurricane strength prompted the evacuation of some coastal areas and disrupted U.S. energy output in the Gulf of Mexico....
  • Pleasant mornings, warm afternoons this week

    Pleasant mornings, warm afternoons this week
    You might have noticed that mornings and evenings are growing a touch cooler, though far from cold. It's a sign that autumn weather is subtly settling in. Expect afternoons to remain warm to hot with isolated showers and storms this week. Because...
  • Several teams predict an above average storm season - but not by much

    Several teams predict an above average storm season - but not by much
    When it comes to hurricane season forecasts, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Colorado State University (Phil Klotzbach and William Gray) aren't the only game in town. Several other forecast teams also have developed predictions,...
  • 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 CaƱada 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...