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Hurricane Willa breaks an eastern and central Pacific storm season record
SCIENCE-NEWS The combined might of eastern and central Pacific hurricanes produced a record-breaking year of storm energy. 2 hours
Strong Indian monsoons steer Atlantic hurricanes towards land, study finds
SCIENCE DAILY Strong monsoons in the Indian Ocean can induce easterly winds that push Atlantic Ocean hurricanes westward, increasing the likelihood they'll make landfall in the Americas, according to new... 4 hours
Strong Indian monsoons steer Atlantic hurricanes towards land, study finds
PHYS.ORG Strong monsoons in the Indian Ocean can induce easterly winds that push Atlantic Ocean hurricanes westward, increasing the likelihood they'll make landfall in the Americas, according to new... 5 hours
NASA eyes powerful Hurricane Willa affecting western Mexico
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite provided an infrared view of Hurricane Willa as it continued moving toward landfall in western Mexico on Oct. 23. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided a visible look at the... 5 hours
NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite catches Typhoon Yutu strengthening, Guam on alert
PHYS.ORG Tropical Storm Yutu continued strengthening as NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead. On Oct. 23, Yutu was a strengthening typhoon east of Guam. 6 hours
Study of tree rings offers more evidence of poleward migration of tropical storms
PHYS.ORG An international team of researchers has found evidence in tree rings that backs up prior research suggesting tropical cyclones (typhoons in the... 9 hours
Mexico braces for 'potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Willa
PHYS.ORG Mexico braced for the worst Monday as Hurricane Willa—upgraded to a maximum Category 5 storm—bore down on the Pacific coast, where it is expected to produce life-threatening wind and flooding. 1 day
Dangerous Hurricane Willa probed By NASA and Japan's GPM satellite
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Hurricane Willa is a major hurricane threatening western Mexico. Forecasters were able to see the rate of rainfall occurring within the powerful storm when the Global Precipitation Measurement... 1 day
NASA tracks Tropical Storm Yutu, warnings posted
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean and captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Yutu as warnings were posted. A typhoon watch is in force for Tinian and Saipan and... 1 day
Hurricane Michael could sour Florida's tupelo honey harvest
PHYS.ORG Hurricane Michael toppled beehives and stripped flowering plants across Florida's Panhandle, threatening tupelo honey production in a tiny community that is the primary source of the sweet delicacy. 1 day
Rising temperatures and human activity are increasing storm runoff and flash floods
PHYS.ORG Hurricanes Florence and Michael in the U.S. and Super Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines have shown the widespread and harmful impact of weather extremes... 2 days
Dangerous Hurricane Willa closes in on Mexico
PHYS.ORG Hurricane Willa surged to a dangerous Category Four storm off Mexico's Pacific coast, US forecasters said Sunday, warning of a life-threatening storm surge and heavy winds and rainfall. 2 days
Top stories: Panspermia gets a boost, a hurricane intensifies, and Brazil turns right
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Hurricanes remind us sand is not a renewable resource
PHYS.ORG Beachside communities beginning to rebuild after two catastrophic hurricane impacts on the United States, they should ask whether beach nourishment offers enough protection from erosion and flooding. 6 days
Wind farms and reducing hurricane precipitation
SCIENCE DAILY New research reveals an unexpected benefit of large-scale offshore wind farms: the ability to lessen precipitation from hurricanes. 6 days
At least 30 killed by Hurricane Michael, according to estimates
PHYS.ORG Hurricane Michael killed at least 30 people in four states, as the storm made its way through the southeastern United States last week, new local estimates showed Tuesday. 7 days
Why scientists had trouble predicting Hurricane Michael’s rapid intensification
Science Magazine Sampling water-air emulsions among many complications 1 week
Hurricane Michael's heavy rainfall measured by NASA
PHYS.ORG Some casualties resulted not only from Michael's destructive winds and storm surges but also from the blinding rain that Michael produced as it battered states from Florida northeastward through Virginia. NASA used satellite data... 1 week
NASA sees remnants of Post-Tropical Cyclone Leslie over Spain
PHYS.ORG Post-tropical cyclone Leslie made landfall in Portugal bringing heavy rains and hurricane-force winds. On Oct. 14, NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite spotted the remnant clouds over northern Spain. 1 week
Hurricanes, hog manure and the dire need for carbon pricing
PHYS.ORG "Once-in-a-lifetime" hurricanes are striking the southern United States with alarming frequency. Hurricane Michael just slammed into the Florida panhandle, and the destructive power of Hurricane Florence is still... 1 week
Storm left wide swath of Florida a communications dead zone
PHYS.ORG Since Hurricane Michael roared through on Wednesday, a wide swath of Florida's northwest coast has been without telephone or Internet service, adding to the daunting challenges facing residents,... 1 week
In hurricane-hit Mexico Beach, a marathon clean-up begins
PHYS.ORG In devastated Mexico Beach, where Hurricane Michael unleashed its most violent rains and winds, residents are taking stock of the damage, reuniting with their loved ones—and bracing for what will be a... 2 weeks
NASA tracking Hurricane Leslie toward Southern Spain, Portugal
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the Eastern Atlantic Ocean and captured a visible image of Hurricane Leslie as it continues to travel toward southern Spain and Portugal. 2 weeks
Weakening Hurricane Michael Swirls Over North Carolina in Satellite Images
SPACE.COM Weather satellites tracking monster Hurricane Michael captured this incredible view of the now-tropical storm's clouds over North Carolina early yesterday morning (Oct. 11). 2 weeks
A little help from your friends is key to natural disaster recovery, study suggests
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Natural disasters are life-changers for all involved, and understanding why some communities recover faster than others can be better achieved... 2 weeks
What hurricanes mean for Red Tide
PHYS.ORG Hurricane Michael is likely to affect the Florida Red Tide bloom. What's not yet clear is how. 2 weeks
NASA catches Tropical Cyclone Titli headed for landfall in India
PHYS.ORG The Joint Typhoon Warning Center or JTWC issued the final warning on Tropical Cyclone Titli after it made landfall on the northeastern coast of India late on Oct.... 2 weeks
NASA provides takes powerful Hurricane Sergio's temperature
PHYS.ORG Infrared light provides scientists with temperature data and that's important when trying to understand the strength of storms. NASA's Aqua satellite provided those cloud top temperatures of Category 4 Hurricane Sergio in the Eastern... 2 weeks
Hurricane Michael intensified as it approached landfall
PHYS.ORG Hurricane Michael continued to intensify as it made landfall off the coast of Mexico Beach, Fla. 2 weeks
NASA eyes Hurricane Michael moving inland
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite and NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP Satellite passed over the Florida Panhandle and captured different views of Hurricane Michael after it made landfall on Oct. 10.  Hurricane Michael is the most powerful storm on record... 2 weeks
Suomi-NPP satellite finds Hurricane Leslie's ragged eye
PHYS.ORG Hurricane Leslie had a ragged eye on imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi-NPP satellite when it passed over the Eastern Atlantic. 2 weeks
Why some people won't evacuate: FEMA research
PHYS.ORG With Hurricane Michael threatening more than 300 miles of the Gulf Coast, prompting emergency declarations in more than 100 counties, the results of research done by Dr. Stacy Willett, a Federal Emergency Management Agency... 2 weeks
It's totally possible to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees
PHYS.ORG The world is already feeling the impacts of global warming. Since before the Industrial Revolution, the global thermostat has climbed by about 1 degree Celsius. As a result,... 2 weeks
All eyes on Hurricane Michael
PHYS.ORG Hurricane Michael plowed into the Florida panhandle Wednesday, Oct. 10, as a major Category 4 storm—the strongest hurricane ever to hit that region. Many NASA instruments are keeping tabs on Michael from space, including the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder... 2 weeks
Escaping the 'monster's roar': A US hurricane survivor's story
PHYS.ORG With Hurricane Michael swirling around her, Loren Beltran thought the safest place would be her boyfriend's apartment, in a sturdy building designed to withstand a Category Five storm—the maximum. 2 weeks
Michael weakens to tropical storm after day of havoc in Florida
PHYS.ORG Michael weakened to a tropical storm early Thursday but only after wreaking a day of havoc along Florida's Gulf Coast as it flooded homes and streets... 2 weeks
All eyes on Hurricane Michael
SCIENCE DAILY Hurricane Michael plowed into the Florida panhandle Wednesday, Oct. 10, as a major Category 4 storm -- the strongest hurricane ever to hit that region. Many NASA instruments are keeping tabs on Michael from space. 2 weeks
Here’s what’s unusual about Hurricane Michael
SCIENCE-NEWS Warm Gulf waters were the engine behind Hurricane Michael’s quick intensification. 2 weeks
NASA sees Atlantic's Leslie become a hurricane
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared image of Hurricane Leslie that revealed strong storms circled the center. 2 weeks
'Catching some hell': Hurricane Michael slams into Florida
PHYS.ORG Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 mph, the most powerful hurricane to hit the... 2 weeks
Hurricane Michael Is Officially More Powerful than Hurricane Katrina
LIVE SCIENCE The storm struck the Gulf coast of Florida this afternoon as the third most intense hurricane ever to strike the continental U.S., and the most intense since 1969. 2 weeks
Peer into Hurricane Michael's Mesmerizing Eye in This Eerie Time-Lapse Video
LIVE SCIENCE A close-up view captures the whirling clouds circling Hurricane Michael's eye 2 weeks
'One Scary-Looking Storm': Watch Hurricane Michael Arrive in Video from Space Station
SPACE.COM The three astronauts currently living on the International Space Station caught a terrifying glimpse of Hurricane Michael arriving on the western coast of Florida... 2 weeks
'One Scary-Looking Storm': Watch Michael Arrive in Video from Space Station
SPACE.COM The three astronauts currently living on the International Space Station caught a terrifying glimpse of Hurricane Michael arriving on the western coast of Florida earlier today... 2 weeks
Why Did Hurricane Michael Become Such a Monster Storm So Quickly?
LIVE SCIENCE Forecasters watching Hurricane Michael barrel toward the Gulf coast of Florida earlier this week saw the storm do something "most unusual." 2 weeks
NASA analyzes category 4 Hurricane Michael approaching landfall
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite examined Hurricane Michael after it reached Category 4 status and neared the Florida Panhandle on Oct. 10. Suomi NPP provided an infrared and night-time view of the powerful... 2 weeks
Turbocharged: How Michael got 55 percent stronger in 1 day
PHYS.ORG Moist air, warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, and ideal wind patterns turbocharged Hurricane Michael in the hours before it smacked Florida's Panhandle. 2 weeks
Hurricane Michael Strengthens to 'Unprecedented' Category 4 Storm Overnight
LIVE SCIENCE Florida is bracing for winds up to 140 mph and a potentially deadly storm surge. 2 weeks
NASA sees the development of Eastern Atlantic Tropical Storm Nadine
PHYS.ORG As Hurricane Michael barrels toward the U.S. states along the northwestern Gulf of Mexico, and Tropical Storm Leslie lingers in the Central Atlantic, Tropical Storm Nadine has formed... 2 weeks
NASA checks out Hurricane Sergio's cloud temperature
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite peered into Hurricane Sergio with infrared light to determine if the storm was intensifying or weakening. Infrared data showed cloud top temperatures were getting warmer on the western half of the... 2 weeks
NASA investigated rainfall in Hurricane Michael as it was developing
PHYS.ORG The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite analyzed rainfall and structure of an intensifying low pressure area in the western Caribbean Sea on Oct. 5. That... 2 weeks
Aqua satellite sees Hurricane Michael strengthening
PHYS.ORG Hurricane Michael continued strengthening while moving north-northwestward over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico as NASA's Aqua satellite provided infrared and visible imagery of the storm. 2 weeks
See Hurricane Michael from Space in These Satellite Images
SPACE.COM Hurricane Michael is expected to hit the Florida panhandle as a major storm on Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 10) — and U.S. weather satellites are busy watching the storm to help... 2 weeks
Hurricane Michael reaches Category 2, threatens southern US
PHYS.ORG Hurricane Michael strengthened to a Category 2 storm with 100-mile-per-hour winds on Tuesday as Florida's governor warned it could bring "total devastation" to parts of the southern US state. 2 weeks
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Dangerous Hurricane Willa probed By NASA and Japan's GPM satellite
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A little help from your friends is key to natural disaster recovery, study suggests
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