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Hurricane Hanna is expected to form prior to landfall in Texas, releasing dangerous flooding threat for Gulf Coast
Hanna is undergoing an impressive and significant strengthening. It will become a hurricane Hanna soon. Dangerous flooding threat develops as it makes landfall in south Texas on Saturday! Hurricane warning has been issued for the south Texas coast. A danger of life-threatening storm surge along the coast from Port Mansfield to Sargent Texas where a […]
Hurricane Douglas has gone through a rapid intensification overnight and is now a Major Category 3 system. It is packing maximum sustained winds of 120 mph (105 knots)! The minimum central pressure is around 964 mbar. Douglas should stay away from any land areas until Sunday. Then, it is likely to impact Hawaii with at […]
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Tropical Storm Hanna expected to form in the Gulf of Mexico, heavy rain and flooding threat for Gulf Coast
The Gulf Coast should see the impact of a new system Hanna this weekend. The system is currently intensifying in the Gulf of Mexico, expected to become a Tropical storm Hanna, on Friday morning. Conditions are coming together for heavy rain and flooding threat for the Gulf Coast from Louisiana through south Texas in the […]
The Lesser Antilles brace for the impact of a developing Hurricane Gonzalo before the system turns towards the United States
Tropical Storm Gonzalo, located east of Lesser Antilles, is strengthening. Very favorable conditions are present, the system is expected to become a hurricane Gonzalo soon. Severe wind and flooding threat develops for the Caribbean this weekend. Hurricane watch has already been issued for Barbados. The system could then turn towards the Gulf of Mexico and […]
The tropical Atlantic is waking up this week. A Tropical Storm Gonzalo is expected to form east of the Lesser Antilles. It will bring heavy rainfall threat into the Caribbean later this week and could potentially become a hurricane and turn towards the Gulf and the United States next week. Two tropical systems in the […]
A 7.8. magnitude earthquake struck just off the coast of Alaska (Aleutian Islands) early Wednesday morning. Its epicenter was around 105 km (= 65 miles) south-southeast of the town Perryville, Alaska (or 850 km / 530 miles from Anchorage, Alaska). The earthquake was a very shallow one, at the depth of 10 km (= 6 […]
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The Eastern Pacific is becoming active again. A Tropical storm Douglas formed this week. Tropical Storm Douglas could become a hurricane Douglas within the next 2 days as very favorable conditions are present in the region. The system will track across the Eastern Pacific and could eventually reach the Hawaii archipelago later this weekend or […]
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An ocean heatwave is developing in the North Pacific, threatening with the ecosystem disruption in the region
Global oceans play a crucial role in weather and life across the entire world. The latest observations show a strong oceanic heatwave is developing in the Northeast Pacific ocean. Ocean heatwaves can have a major impact on marine life and the ecosystem and can also play a role in weather development. A persistent, anomalous high-pressure […]
It has been quite hot lately over the Iberian peninsula, with temperatures between 35 to 40 °C in the past days. Precisely over south-southwest Spain and southern Portugal. While the rest of Europe remains ‘trapped’ in cold weather pattern. Extreme heat conditions are now worsening over Portugal and Spain, as an extreme heatwave is expected […]
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Please read the Contest participation guides and Rules here. Week 27 of 2020 (June 29th– July 5th) – the highest number of votes received. 1st place – WINNER: Brad Hannon – 432 votes “This storm had the wow factor! Julesburg supercell, Colorado – May 28th 2013.” by Brad Hannon 2nd place: Alex GB – 324 […]
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The extreme heatwave across parts of the United States is getting serious. Conditions should worsen, pushing the heat index even above 115 °F in some areas. An extensive ridge develops over the weekend – should bring scorching heat through the rest of July. Weekly pattern overview The heat has been the worst over southern […]
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It has been a rather non-existing extreme heat over our continent this summer. Mostly, there are often quite dynamic patterns and less blocking highs. Those would normally promote heatwaves in parts of Europe, but it seems they are not of interest this summer. Yet. This week will bring a rather cold period for a large […]
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The Arctic Ocean is dominated by a strong high-pressure system, rapidly melting the sea ice and impacting the Transpolar Drift System
The Arctic sea ice melts every year from spring to early autumn. This year, the summer melt season is very strong. Currently, the Arctic sea ice extent and volume are near or at record lowest values in the modern records. That is largely due to the persistent high-pressure system over the Arctic Ocean. A strong, […]
Here we go – the 6th tropical system of the 2020 hurricane season is born. Tropical Storm Fay formed along the Outer Banks of North Carolina this afternoon. It will continue towards New York tomorrow and further across the northeast US this weekend. It will deliver severe winds and flooding threat along its path. Both […]
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Please read the Contest participation guides and Rules here. Week 26 of 2020 (June 22nd – June 28th) – the highest number of votes received. 1st place – WINNER: Brice Volo – 500 votes “Great shelfcloud over dept ain (france) june 4 2020” by Brice Volo 2nd place: Brad Hannon – 256 votes “Colorado storms […]
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A tropical system #98L has developed near the coast of South Carolina. This tropical disturbance is rising the potential for dangerous flooding along the US East Coast through the next few days. The system could even strengthen into a Tropical Storm Fay, depending on how much support the system receives from the warm Atlantic. Invest […]
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Here is a quick *update* on the approaching North Atlantic ex-tropical storm Edouard towards western Europe. This was the earliest 5th Atlantic named tropical storm formation on record in the Atlantic. The system is now moving towards Ireland and southwest England, expected to arrive tomorrow afternoon. Tropical storm Edouard has peaked yesterday, packing maximum sustained […]
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Eastern Pacific could soon face its first hurricane of the season. Tropical Storm Christina should become a hurricane Cristina within the next 2 days as very favorable conditions are present in the region. The system will remain away from any land areas but should become an impressive hurricane on satellites by Thursday. Cristina is packing […]
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Record low mesosphere leads to a higher frequency of noctilucent clouds (NLC) appearance this summer
Mesosphere is getting cold. Actually, very cold. Satellite observations over the past few weeks have revealed very low temperatures at polar latitudes – between 60 degrees and 80 degrees North. The result is numerous nights with noctilucent clouds (NLC) forming over Europe. They have lately been observed also over the middle latitudes (central Europe – […]
Please read the Contest participation guides and Rules here. Week 25 of 2020 (June 15th – June 21st) – the highest number of votes received. 1st place – WINNER: Danijel Palčić – 384 votes “Beautiful shelf cloud over Pag island, Croatia 28.11.2019” by Danijel Palčić 2nd place: Marco Piantanida – 336 votes “15/06/2020 Field […]
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