Tag Archives: Hurricane

Hurricane Webinar for Grades 4,5,6

National Hurricane Center: Hurricane Webinar 2019 A free webinar on hurricanes will be offered for grades 4, 5, and 6 on Monday May 6, 2019 at 10am EDT and Thursday May 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. EDT (9am CDT). The Monday May 6 … Read More…

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5:00 PM ET Oct 1, 2015 Update: Hurricane JOAQUIN

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK At 500 PM EDT (2100 UTC), the center of Hurricane Joaquin was located near latitude 23.0 North, longitude 74.4 West. Joaquin is moving toward the southwest near 6 mph (9 km/h), and a westward or southwestward motion is expected … Read More…

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11:00 AM Oct 1, 2015 Update: Hurricane JOAQUIN

DISCUSSION AND 48-HOUR OUTLOOK At 1100 AM EDT (1500 UTC), the center of Hurricane Joaquin was located near latitude 23.0 North, longitude 73.9 West. A turn toward the northwest and north is expected on Friday, and a faster motion toward the north is … Read More…

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8:00 AM Oct 1, 2015 Update: Hurricane JOAQUIN

At 800 AM EDT (1200 UTC), the center of Hurricane Joaquin was located near latitude 23.2 North, longitude 73.7 West. Joaquin is moving toward the west-southwest near 5 mph (7 km/h), and this motion is expected to continue today. A turn toward the … Read More…

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Hurricane Blanca Strengthens in Eastern Pacific, Winds to 130 MPH

Blanca has rapidly intensified with an increase in wind speed of 60 knots since 1200Z on June 2. The hurricane has developed a distinct pinhole eye in visible images surrounded by very deep convection. There is an opportunity for Blanca to intensify further … Read More…

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Hurricane Preparedness | After a Hurricane

This article highlights FEMA recommendations for hurricane preparedness after a landfalling hurricane.  Click links for actions “During a Hurricane” or “Before a Hurricane” After a Hurricane: Continue listening to a NOAA Weather Radio or the local news for the latest updates or alert … Read More…

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Know The Hurricane Hazard Terms

Tropical?Cyclone: A warm-core non-frontal synoptic-scale cyclone, originating over tropical or subtropical waters, with organized deep convection and a closed surface wind circulation about a well-defined center. Once formed, a tropical cyclone is maintained by the extraction of heat energy from the ocean at … Read More…

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Extraordinary View of Tropical Cyclone Bansi

An amazing, rare, and extraordinary view of Tropical Cyclone Bansi.  Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti captured this image aboard the International Space Station (ISS) mid January 2015 while Cyclone Bansi was over the southern Indian Ocean. In the photo you can see how lightning … Read More…

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September is National Preparedness Month, Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare

We all think “It won’t happen to me”, however it could very well happen.  Now is the time to prepare. You never know when disaster will strike. Neither did Chantel, Abby, or Adam. Meet three survivors from three recent natural disasters: Hurricane Sandy; … Read More…

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