GOES-13 sees system 99L organizing tropically

The GOES-13 satellite keeps a continuous eye over the eastern U.S., the Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean, and noticed that System 99L is much better organized today, October 20, hinting that it could become a tropical depression la…

NASA sees record-breaking Julia being affected by Igor

Julia is waning in the eastern Atlantic Ocean because of outflow from massive Hurricane Igor, despite his distance far to the west. Satellite imagery from NASA’s Aqua satellite showed that Julia’s eye was no longer visible, a sign that she’s w…

NASA’s 3-D look into Hurricane Igor’s heavy rainfall

NASA’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite has provided a 3-D look at the power “under the hood” (of clouds) in powerful Category 4 Hurricane Igor as it heads toward Bermuda. In the meantime, Igor is creating dangerous surf in t…

Quick-intensifying Tropical Storm Karl landfalling in Mexico

NASA’s Aqua satellite captured the birth of Tropical Storm Karl on Sept. 14 as it passed overhead at 3:05 p.m. EDT in the Caribbean. This morning, Karl made landfall in the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico.
By 5 p.m. EDT on Sept. 1…

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