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Monday, August 28, 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
Shipping

Idalia Threatens Major Hurricane Landfall in Florida

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — Tropical Storm Idalia is set to strengthen as it heads north through the Gulf of Mexico, threatening to strike

August 28, 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
Weather

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
Weather

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
Shipping

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
Total Views: 2388

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)
Environment

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
Total Views: 3472

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

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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Sunday, June 18, 2023
The World’s Oceans Shattered Heat Records in April And May
Environment

The World’s Oceans Shattered Heat Records in April And May

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –The world’s oceans were the warmest on record in April and May, a development that could mean more severe

June 18, 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
Weather

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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Sunday, May 28, 2023
The category 4 storm was one of the strongest in decades to lash the U.S. territory of Guam.NASA Earth Observatory image by Allison Nussbaum, using VIIRS data from NASA EOSDIS LANCE, GIBS/Worldview, and the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS).
Defense

Guam Typhoon Highlights Threat To US Military’s Pacific Strategy

By Eric Roston (Bloomberg) –As Typhoon Mawar neared the coast of Guam early Wednesday, it also drew attention to an uncomfortable fact of US

May 28, 2023
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Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Hurricane Force Storm with 40+ Foot Seas Off U.S. West Coast
Weather

Hurricane Force Storm with 40+ Foot Seas Off U.S. West Coast

An intense storm low over the eastern North Pacific is currently moving towards the northeast at about 20 kts and is producing winds of 50-70 knots with

January 4, 2023
Total Views: 19564

Saturday, December 3, 2022
Even Weak Cyclones Have Grown More Intense
NOAA

Even Weak Cyclones Have Grown More Intense

by Wei Mei, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Shang-Ping Xie, University of California, San Diego (via TheConversation) Tropical cyclones have

December 3, 2022
Total Views: 2304

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Nicole Expected to Bring Late Season Hurricane to Florida
Weather

Nicole Expected to Bring Late Season Hurricane to Florida

The NWS National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued a hurricane warning for portions of Florida’s east coast as Tropical Storm Nicole begins to strengthen

November 8, 2022
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Saturday, June 4, 2022
Hurricane Season 2022 Begins
Weather

Hurricane Season 2022 Begins

By Brian K. Sullivan and Amelia Pollard Jun 4, 2022 (Bloomberg) –Heavy rains are threatening to topple a century-old record in Miami even if the

June 4, 2022
Total Views: 2617

Thursday, December 16, 2021
New Research Finds Salt May Be Key to Predicting Hurricane Intensity
Weather

New Research Finds Salt May Be Key to Predicting Hurricane Intensity

It’s no secret that salt has played an outsized role throughout human history. Now, new research conducted by NOAA, with the help from Saildrone’s

December 16, 2021
Total Views: 2274

Friday, December 3, 2021
Study Says North Atlantic Hurricanes Have Become More Frequent Amid Warming
Shipping

Study Says North Atlantic Hurricanes Have Become More Frequent Amid Warming

By Andrea Januta Dec 3 (Reuters) – Climate scientists have long debated whether the North Atlantic has experienced more frequent hurricanes over the last

December 3, 2021
Total Views: 1268

Friday, September 24, 2021
hurricane sam
Weather

Latest Major Hurricane Brewing in the Atlantic

Another major hurricane is brewing in the Atlantic, but as of Friday the storm posed no threat to land. As of At 11 a.m. AST, the center of Hurricane

September 24, 2021
Total Views: 2848

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Power Outages from Nicholas Hit Energy Production, Vessel Activity
Shipping

Power Outages from Nicholas Hit Energy Production, Vessel Activity

By Marianna Parraga and Liz Hampton Sept 14 (Reuters) – Hurricane Nicholas on Tuesday took another swipe at U.S. Gulf Coast energy facilities, cutting

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 711

Terminals at Port Houston Closed Today Due to Nicholas
Ports

Terminals at Port Houston Closed Today Due to Nicholas

Container terminals at Port Houston, the busiest port on the Gulf Coast, will be closed today as Nicholas makes it way up the Texas coast. An 8:15 a.m. update

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 710

Monday, September 13, 2021
Tropical Storm Nicholas
Weather

Oil Tankers Flee Texas As Tropical Storm Nicholas Approaches

By Sheela Tobben (Bloomberg) At least 10 ships set to load crude from Texas ports appeared to be fleeing deeper into the Gulf of Mexico with their tanks empty

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 350

Friday, September 10, 2021
hurricane larry sep 10
Weather

Hurricane Larry Producing High Seas of 47+ Feet

Hurricane Larry is continuing to produce significant wave heights of 47 feet as it moves quickly towards eastern Newfoundland. At 11 a.m. AST, the center of

September 10, 2021
Total Views: 7765
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