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Monday, April 8, 2024
Hurricanes Idalia and Franklin captured by NOAA's GOES West satellite, August 29, 2023. Photo: NOAA
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Conditions Ripe for Extremely Active Atlantic Hurricane Season in 2024

The 2024 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to be exceptionally active, according to researchers at Colorado State University. In their initial forecast,

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Sunday, December 17, 2023
River at low levels because of drought
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Rivers Are Threatened By More Than Climate Change

by Murray Scown, Lund University and Frances Eleanor Dunn, Utrecht University (TheConversation) Perilously situated between rising sea levels and pressures

December 17, 2023
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Thursday, September 14, 2023
Heavy Seas with Hurricane Lee Pose Threat to Mariners
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Heavy Seas with Hurricane Lee Pose Threat to Mariners

A Hurricane Warning remains in effect for the Atlantic High Seas associated with Hurricane Lee with peak seas of around 47 feet near the center as the system

September 14, 2023
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Saturday, September 9, 2023
Summer heatwave hits Southern California. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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The Push To Identify Ocean Heat Waves Before They Happen

By Kendra Pierre-Louis (Bloomberg) –The world’s oceans are simmering. Some 48% of the ocean experienced marine heat waves in August, according to

September 9, 2023
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Thursday, September 7, 2023
Image of Hurricane Lee courtesy Suomi NPP satellite
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Lee Rapidly Intensifies into Major Category 5 Hurricane

Update: Hurricane Lee is now category 5 with sustained winds of 155 mph. Get the latest on Lee at Hurricanes.gov. Hurricane Lee has rapidly intensified into a

September 7, 2023
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Thursday, August 31, 2023
A girl reads a book at a bookstore, which windows are taped in anticipation of typhoon Saola in Hong Kong, China August 31, 2023. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
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Super Typhoon Soala Heads Towards Hong Hong

BEIJING/ HONG KONG Aug 31 (Reuters) – China issued its highest typhoon warning on Thursday as Super Typhoon Saola, packing winds of more

August 31, 2023
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Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Hurricane Idalia forecast from the National Hurricane Center
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Ports Brace for Hurricane Idalia

With Hurricane Idalia expected to rapidly intensify into a major hurricane before landfall somewhere along the northern Gulf Coast of Florida Wednesday

August 29, 2023
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Hurricanes Idalia and Franklin captured by NOAA's GOES West satellite, August 29, 2023. Photo: NOAA
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Record Warm Waters Providing ‘Rocket Fuel’ for Idalia’s Rapid Intensification

By Kendra Pierre-Louis and Brian K Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Hurricane Idalia, now a Category 1 storm, is expected to make landfall along Florida’s Gulf

August 29, 2023
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Monday, August 21, 2023
The National Hurricane Center has initiated advisories on Potential Tropical Cyclone Nine, located over the central Gulf of Mexico, at 1000 AM CDT. Image: NWS National Hurricane Center
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Tropical Storm Expected to Form Over Warm Gulf of Mexico Waters

The NWS National Hurricane Center says Tropical Depression Nine has formed over the central Gulf of Mexico. The system, located about 480 miles ( 770 km)

August 21, 2023
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Saturday, August 19, 2023
A black flag, placed to alert tourists of high waves and riptides which are unsafe for swimming, is pictured at a beach as a security measure by local authorities while the Category 4 Hurricane Hilary rushes toward Mexico's Baja California peninsula, in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico August 18, 2023. Photo via REUTERS/Monserrat Zavala
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Hurricane Hilary Barrels Towards Baja California Peninsula, Southwest US

MEXICO CITY, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Hurricane Hilary hurtled towards Mexico’s Baja California peninsula on Saturday, a U.S. government agency

August 19, 2023
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Friday, August 18, 2023
NOAA Hurricane Hunter aircraft fly over Hurricane Ida in 2021. Photo Credit: Lt. Cmdr. Kevin Doremus, NOAA Corps
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San Diego To Halt Ship Traffic Ahead Of Hurricane Hilary

by John Konrad (gCaptain) San Diego is taking necessary precautions by shutting down harbor pilot operations in anticipation of the arrival of Hurricane

August 18, 2023
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NWS National Hurricane Center's 9 AM MDT update for Hurricane Hilary, August 18, 2023. Credit: NHC
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Hurricane Hilary Intensifies as Storm Charts Path to California

(Bloomberg) — Hurricane Hilary’s winds exploded in strength overnight to reach Category 4 intensity as the rare eastern Pacific storm churned north on

August 18, 2023
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Saturday, July 15, 2023
A map of the world plotted with some of the most significant climate events that occurred during June 2023. (Image credit: NOAA/NCEI)
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World Has Hottest June On Record As Ocean Temperatures Soar

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –The world just had its hottest June ever for land and sea, with ocean temperatures setting new highs for the third

July 15, 2023
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Wednesday, June 28, 2023
Saildrone Set to Deploy Record Number of Drones to Chase Hurricanes
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Saildrone Set to Deploy Record Number of Drones to Chase Hurricanes

Saildrone will send a new record of 12 ocean drones to intercept large and destructive hurricanes during the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season.  The drones will

June 28, 2023
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Tuesday, June 20, 2023
NOAA GOES satellite captures Last Year's Hurricane Ian as it made landfall on the barrier island of Cayo Costa in southwest Florida on September 28, 2022. Photo credit: NOAA
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June Storms Raise Alarm for Atlantic Hurricane Season

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Tropical Storm Bret is nearing the Caribbean, while a second system looks to be gathering strength behind it,

June 20, 2023
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Monday, June 19, 2023
First Hurricane of 2023 Expected to Form Later This Week
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First Hurricane of 2023 Expected to Form Later This Week

The NWS National Hurricane Center is forecasting the first hurricane of the 2023 Atlantic Hurricane Season. Forecasters have been watching this system since

June 19, 2023
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Thursday, June 8, 2023
El Niño Has Officially Arrived
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El Niño Has Officially Arrived

Scientists at NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center have confirmed the arrival of the anticipated El Niño. El Niño is a naturally occurring weather phenomenon

June 8, 2023
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Thursday, June 1, 2023
Officials Urge Preparedness as Hurricane Season 2023 Kicks Off
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Officials Urge Preparedness as Hurricane Season 2023 Kicks Off

With the start of summer season, also comes the start of hurricane season.  June 1 marks the official start of hurricane season, lasting until the end of

June 1, 2023
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Tuesday, May 30, 2023
NOAA GOES satellite captures Last Year's Hurricane Ian as it made landfall on the barrier island of Cayo Costa in southwest Florida on September 28, 2022. Photo credit: NOAA
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NOAA Predicts Near-Normal Atlantic Hurricane Season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released its forecast for the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season, predicting near-normal activity.

May 30, 2023
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Saturday, May 13, 2023
Cyclone Mocha Bay of Bengal
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Cyclone Mocha Hits Bay Of Bengal

By Arun Devnath and Khine Lin Kyaw (Bloomberg) Cyclone Mocha made a landfall on Sunday as Bangladesh and Myanmar evacuated hundreds of thousands of people on

May 13, 2023
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