Tuesday, October 17, 2017
 

Capturing the genesis of Tropical Storm Hermine

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NOAA Hurricane Hunters are flying back-to-back missions to study the newly developed Tropical Storm Hermine in the Gulf of Mexico, capturing its evolution from a cluster of thunderstorms into a tropical storm. Getting data during such transitions can help improve hurricane models which currently don’t predict transitions well. Our understanding of the physical processes of early storm development remains limited, largely because there are few observations.  

NASA Global Hawk alerts NOAA National Weather Service of Gaston’s...

First time Global Hawk data used to upgrade a tropical storm to hurricane

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For the first time, NOAA’s National Weather Service National Hurricane Center used real-time weather data from the NASA Global Hawk unmanned aircraft to upgrade a tropical storm to a hurricane in the early morning hours Thursday. While the Hurricane Center recently downgraded Gaston back to a tropical storm, the recent forecast also notes it could intensify again on Saturday.


 


NOAA and Federal Highway Administration commission national study on...

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine to engage academia, public and private...

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While advances in meteorology fuel continual improvements to weather forecasts, there is growing awareness that a precise, timely forecast isn’t enough to prevent loss of lives and property. We must also deliver weather information to the public in ways that motivate people to take action to prevent loss of life and property.

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