Saturday, August 27, 2011
NOAA & NASA –  Landfall Videos of Hurricane Irene

NOAA & NASA – Landfall Videos of Hurricane Irene

The above is the latest time-lapse video of Hurricane Irene’s formation and landfall from NOAA’s Visualization lab via their YouTube channel. This

August 27, 2011
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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Hurricane Irene Update – Large Storm Approaches US Coast

The satellite presentation of hurricane Irene has continued to improve this afternoon. A large area of deep convection with very cold cloud tops has expanded

August 24, 2011
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Friday, August 12, 2011

A Thousand Year Storm…

By John J. Miller Tropical Storm Emily petered out over Cuba last week, but the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration warns of “high hurricane

August 12, 2011
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Friday, August 5, 2011
Fedex Weather Avoidance

Weather Avoidance the Fedex Way

If only ships could sail as fast as airplanes, then we could conduct weather avoidance the Fedex way. Watch the video below to see a screenshot of planes

August 5, 2011
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Friday, July 29, 2011
Tropical Storm DON infrared

BP Evacuating Three US Gulf Platforms For Tropical Storm Don

HOUSTON (Dow Jones)–BP PLC (BP, BP.LN) said Thursday it is pulling all personnel from offshore oil platforms located in the southern Green Canyon area

July 29, 2011
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Friday, May 6, 2011
Heavy Weather Poll

Poll – What is the most dangerous weather condition at sea?

[polldaddy poll=”919366″]   Do you have a story about severe weather? Be sure to leave your comments below! Also, Check Out our previous

May 6, 2011
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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Weather Group Looks To Improve Hurricane Forecasts

Weather Group Looks To Improve Hurricane Forecasts

Pictured: Hurricanes Karl, Igor, and Julia in 2010 courtesy NOAA Oil rigs and refiners along the Gulf Coast could soon receive two additional days to batten

May 3, 2011
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Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Colorado State Forcasts Above-Average 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Colorado State Forcasts Above-Average 2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season

Photo: Hurricanes Karl, Igor and Julia (from left to right on Sept. 16, 2010) were part of the onslaught of Atlantic storms during the 2010 season. Credit:

April 6, 2011
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Thursday, January 6, 2011
NOAA Improves Marine and Weather Forecast Models for the Great Lakes

NOAA Improves Marine and Weather Forecast Models for the Great Lakes

Bridging Environmental Modeling with Technology Opens New Opportunities in Forecasting NOAA is now using enhanced weather and marine forecast models for the

January 6, 2011
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Thursday, December 16, 2010
Cold Temps Create Icehouse er, ice-lighthouse, on Lake Erie

Cold Temps Create Icehouse er, ice-lighthouse, on Lake Erie

Photo By Petty Officer 2nd Class Lauren Jorgensen, USCG Shown here is the Cleveland Harbor West Pierhead Lighthouse, on Lake Erie after a large storm swept

December 16, 2010
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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

The 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season – THE VIDEO

With help from data collected by the GOES 13 weather satellite, NOAA has put together this video showing the entire 2010 Atlantic Hurricane season summed up in

December 8, 2010
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UAV technology to help British sailing team by predicting weather

The use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) has been a popular topic of discussion here at gCaptain and has been associated with a variety uses ranging from

December 8, 2010
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Saturday, November 13, 2010

Fairplay 22 Tugboat Capsize – Incident Photo Of The Week

Photo By Ronald On November 11th the tug Fairplay 22 got underway to assist the ferry Stena Britannica in her transit to the Stena Terminal, Hoek van Holland,

November 13, 2010
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Friday, October 1, 2010

Anti-Typhoon Technology: Submarines

Similar to the Atlantic Hurricane season, the Western Pacific is under constant threat of devastating typhoon’s nearly year-round.  This threat has lead

October 1, 2010
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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Hurricane Tracks Seen From Space

Click image for high resolution A few weeks ago we showed you ship tracks seen from space.  Here is another interesting image of hurricane and tropical storm

September 7, 2010
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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

NASA Hurricane Forecasting – GRIP

The Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes mission, or GRIP, will use 15 cutting edge instruments, a Global Hawk UAV, a McDonnell Douglas DC-8 and a

July 27, 2010
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Tuesday, July 13, 2010

NASA to take a birdseye view of hurricanes like never before

Forum member and unofficial gCaptain weather guru, Fredwx, points us to an interesting article detailing NASA’s Genesis and Rapid Intensification

July 13, 2010
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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Best Hurricane Tracking Websites for 2010

Hurricane Alex on June 30, 2010.  Image via NOAA’s EVL website With Gulf Coast residents already feeling the effects of the first named storm of the

June 30, 2010
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Friday, May 28, 2010
Oil Spill

Loop Current re-alignment reduces threat of Oil to Florida Keys and Atlantic Coast

Earlier this week we showed how NASA was keeping on eye on the Gulf of Mexico’s Loop Current.  Today, Dr. Jeff Master’s of Weather Underground

May 28, 2010
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Thursday, May 27, 2010

NOAA Expects Busy Atlantic Hurricane Season

An “active to extremely active” hurricane season is expected for the Atlantic Basin this year according to the seasonal outlook issued today by

May 27, 2010
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