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Satellite Image of the Week #37

This week’s Satellite Image of the Week shows Hurricane Florence in the Atlantic. Currently, Florence is a big problem for the coast of the Carolinas.  It weakened sharply before making landfall, but there is still a large storm surge, strong … Continue reading

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Tropical Update: 9/15/18

While Hurricane Florence has weakened, and is barely a tropical storm at this time.   Joyce and Helene have weakened to Tropical Storms, and Isaac has weakened to post tropical storm remnants. Florence is now a tropical storm, with sustained … Continue reading

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Tropical Update: 9/14/18

While Hurricane Florence has weakened, it is still a dangerous storm.   Joyce and Helene have weakened to Tropical Storms, and Isaac has weakened to a Tropical Depression.  These systems will still need to be watched carefully. Hurricane Florence is … Continue reading

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Tropical Update: 9/13/18

While Hurricane Florence has weakened, it is still a dangerous storm.   In addition to Florence, we have Hurricane Helene (Cat 1), Tropical Storm Isaac, Tropical Storm Joyce, and another tropical waves that stand to develop into tropical cyclones in … Continue reading

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Tropical Update: 9/12/18

Obviously, the big weather event right now is Hurricane Florence out in the Atlantic.  However, before I focus on Florence, it should be noted that the Atlantic is on fire.  In addition to Florence, we have Hurricane Helene (Cat 1), … Continue reading

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Christmas Road Trip 2017: Day 6

Today is the sixth day of our annual Christmas Road Trip.  Yesterday, we traveled around the Atlanta metro area and Columbus, GA, to visit friends and family.  The weather was awful; pouring rain off and on almost everywhere we went.  … Continue reading

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Satellite Image of the Week #30

This week’s satellite image shows a few strong storms over the Carolinas yesterday evening.  You can see the overshooting tops at sunset, poking above the cloud deck of the Mesoscale Convective System (MCS). Thank you for reading this post! Source: … Continue reading

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