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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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Tropical Storm Karen Named and Targeting U.S. Gulf States

LATEST SUMMARY ON TROPICAL STORM KAREN AS OF SUMMARY OF 1000 AM CDT (11AM ET) LOCATION: LAT/LON: 22.2N & 87.9W ABOUT 65 MI NW CABO CATOCHE MEXICO ABOUT 485 MI  S OF THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS: 65 MPH … Read More…

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Tropical Storm Andrea Bears down on Florida

8:30 A.M. Thursday June 6, 2013: The first Tropical Storm of the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season is “Tropical Storm Andrea” which quickly developed in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday.   Andrea is forecast to bring heavy rain, flooding, and a strong potential of … Read More…

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Criteria For a Tropical Storm Warning

The National Weather Service (NWS) is the official U.S. government agency charged with issuing weather watches, warnings, and advisories and is the source used by iAlert.com. Below is the criteria used by NWS forecasters when issuing a tropical storm watch or tropical storm … Read More…

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What type of alerts can I receive with iAlert.com?

iAlert.com proudly supports “All Hazard” alerts from severe thunderstorm, tornado warnings, and civil emergency messages as issued by federal, state, and local authorities. Learn how you can receive any or all of these alerts by text message or email….click here. Severe Weather and … Read More…

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