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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).

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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Sunday, January 15, 2023

Atmospheric Rivers: What Are They And How Does NOAA Study Them?

NOAA–You may have heard of atmospheric rivers in the news lately due to the intense rainfall and flooding along the U.S. West Coast. These naturally

January 15, 2023
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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

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
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Monday, April 11, 2022
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Deadly Ocean Cyclones Near Africa Are Becoming More Severe

By Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) The deadly cyclones and tropical storms that battered southern Africa this year were made more severe by climate change,

April 11, 2022
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Monday, December 20, 2021
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Maersk Makes Winter Weather Plans for Stormy North Atlantic

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – A record-breaking Atlantic hurricane season has severely disrupted transatlantic liner services, adding to capacity

December 20, 2021
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Severe Weather Wrecks Southeast Asia as 200 Dead, Ports Shut

By Siegfrid Alegado and Yantoultra Ngui (Bloomberg) — Severe weather disruptions hit Malaysia and the Philippines, leaving a trail of destruction among

December 20, 2021
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Friday, August 20, 2021

Tropical Storm Henri Nearing Hurricane Strength

The U.S. Coast Guard is urging all mariners to prepare for Tropical Storm Henri before its predicted Sunday landfall. The NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center

August 20, 2021
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Friday, May 28, 2021
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Survivors Tell a Harrowing Tale of Lapses in India Barge Disaster

When India’s weather office sent out cyclone warnings on May 13 and most vessels moved to safety, one barge working on Oil and Natural Gas Corp.’s field

May 28, 2021
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Tuesday, July 9, 2019
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Tropical Storm Barry May Form in Gulf of Mexico Later This Week

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) –A tropical storm may loom in the Gulf of Mexico late Wednesday or early on July 11 as a low pressure system moves off

July 9, 2019
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Monday, July 8, 2019
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Carr: Tropical Storm Barry – Where do we go from here?

By CW4 Michael Carr – Tropical Storm, and potentially Hurricane Barry was heading directly for us. Though still a thousand miles away, which might seem

July 8, 2019
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Tuesday, June 11, 2019
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U.S. Hurricane Season is Unnecessarily Dangerous

By Eric Roston (Bloomberg) — Forecasters are expecting this year’s North Atlantic hurricane season to be roughly average, with about 14 named storms

June 11, 2019
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Sunday, October 14, 2018
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Leslie to Hit Portugal as Strongest Iberian Storm Since 1842

By Brian K. Sullivan (Bloomberg) — After a three-week journey around the Atlantic Ocean, Leslie was on track to hit Portugal with winds of near-hurricane

October 14, 2018
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Thursday, October 11, 2018
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U.S. Oil Firms Restoring Operations in Storm-Battered Gulf of Mexico

HOUSTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) – Major oil producers and drillers, including Chevron Corp and BP Plc, on Thursday began returning crews to more than 90

October 11, 2018
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Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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Cajun Navy to the Rescue: Here’s How the Volunteer Relief Group Got Its Roots

(Southern Boating) – The Cajun Navy has entered popular vernacular, but what do we know about the group? The famed Cajun Navy came to be when a Former

October 10, 2018
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Monday, October 8, 2018
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Evacuations Ordered as Hurricane Michael Speeds Toward Florida

By Gina Cherelus Oct 8 (Reuters) – Florida’s governor mobilized National Guard troops and ordered Gulf Coast residents to head inland or get ready

October 8, 2018
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Sunday, September 16, 2018
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Super Typhoon Slams Into China After Pummeling Philippines

By James Pomfret and Enrico Dela Cruz HONG KONG/MANILA, Sept 16 (Reuters) – A super typhoon made landfall in China’s Guangdong on Sunday, the

September 16, 2018
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Friday, September 14, 2018
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Philippines Braces for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

By Enrico Dela Cruz MANILA, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Philippine authorities evacuated more areas on Friday and warned an estimated 5.2 million people in the

September 14, 2018
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Monday, September 10, 2018
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Hurricane Florence, Now a Major Category 4, Roars Towards the Carolinas

Update: The NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center has just upgraded Florence to a Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 130 m.p.h. By Rich McKay

September 10, 2018
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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

WATCH: Tanker Smashes Bridge as Typhoon Jebi Slams Japan

A tanker smashed into the bridge linking Japan’s Kansai International Airport with the mainland on Tuesday as a powerful typhoon slammed Japan’s

September 4, 2018
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Maritime News

Gordon to Make Landfall Along Central Gulf Coast as Hurricane -NWS

Tropical Storm Gordon is expected to make landfall along the north-central Gulf Coast tonight as a hurricane, the NWS National Hurricane Center said Tuesday.

September 4, 2018
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