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Talking Up A Storm

Talking Up A Storm

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Trouble In The Tropics?

Update: In addition to Tropical Storm Bret, Tropical Storm Cindy formed in the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday, July 20, 2011. However, Cindy formed well to the east of the United States and will continue to track towards...

July 17, 2011
Tropical Depression Beryl spinning over the Georgia-Florida state line. (Image:

Tropical Disturbances, Depressions, and Storms: Oh My!

Author's note: Due to the early start to the Hurricane Season this year, I thought it would be a great time to re-post this entry. Enjoy, and Happy Memorial Day! ~ Chrissy In my previous post, “If A Storm Brews In The...

July 12, 2011
Visible satellite imagery of the tropics

If A Storm Brews In The Tropics, Is It Really A Tropical Storm?

In my previous post about Tropical Storm Arlene, I mentioned that before Arlene had become classified as a storm, she was first a tropical disturbance and later a tropical depression. I also admitted that keeping up...

July 5, 2011
Tropical Storm Warning Flag (U.S. Coast Guard)

First Tropical Storm of the Season

Update: Tropical Storm Arlene formed on June 28, 2011 and dissipated on July 1st, 2011. Arlene generated peak maximum sustained wind speeds of 65 mph before making landfall near Cabo Rojo, Mexico, on June 30th, 2011....

June 29, 2011

Tour Through The Hurricane Hunters’ Airplane

Recently, the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron of the US Air Force paid us a visit by flying their WC-130J into Falcon Field Airport, which is located in Peachtree City, Georgia. More commonly known as the “...

June 23, 2011