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NASA/JAXA satellite finds heavy rainfall in Tropical Storm Isaac
PHYS.ORG VIDEO Tropical Cyclones generate a lot of rainfall and the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM satellite and constellation of satellites gather that data and share it with forecasters. GPM recently... 2 weeks
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Tropical Storm Barijat appears disorganized to NASA-NOAA satellite
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NASA-NOAA satellite find wind shear affecting Helene, Azores warnings up
PHYS.ORG Tropical Storm Helene may be battling wind shear but it's caused a Tropical Storm Warning for all of the Azores Islands on Sept. 15. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite... 1 week
Wind shear affecting Tropical Storm Joyce in NASA-NOAA satellite image
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the eastern Atlantic Ocean and saw that Tropical Storm Joyce is battling wind shear. Winds are pushing thunderstorm development northeast of the... 1 week
NASA finds wind shear pushing on Tropical Storm Isaac's center
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite provided an infrared look at Tropical Storm Isaac that revealed its circulation center was displaced from the bulk of clouds and precipitation. That's an indication... 2 weeks
NASA finds Tropical Depression Joyce continues to lose it
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NASA sees Hawaii facing Tropical Storm Olivia
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NASA sees Tropical Storm Barijat affecting Southern China
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite found that as Tropical Storm Barijat was affecting Southern China, wind shear was affecting the storm. 2 weeks
NASA finds wind shear affecting Tropical Storm Paul
PHYS.ORG Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite showed that newly developed tropical storm Paul in the Eastern Pacific is dealing with wind shear. 2 weeks
NASA-NOAA satellite finds wind shear pushing on Tropical Storm Isaac's center
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NASA satellites show Hurricane Florence strengthening
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NASA catches Tropical Cyclone 01s's last breath in southern Indian Ocean
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NASA sees dangerous Super Typhoon Mangkhut, eyeing the Philippines
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NASA-NOAA satellite sees land-falling Hurricane Florence
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the eye of Hurricane Florence the morning of landfall. Infrared imagery showed the power and the extent of this massive storm. 1 week
NASA-NOAA satellite finds winds tearing Tropical Depression Isaac apart
PHYS.ORG NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over tropical cyclone Isaac in the eastern Caribbean Sea and it has weakened to a depression as a result of being hammered by vertical wind... 1 week
NASA sees Tropical Depression Paul's strength sapped
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NASA sees Tropical Depression Olivia's strength waning
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NASA infrared imagery reveals wind shearing Tropical Depression Joyce
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NASA-NOAA satellite finds Barijat crossing Gulf of Tonkin
PHYS.ORG Tropical Cyclone Barijat appeared disorganized on satellite imagery as it moved across the Gulf of Tonkin, South China Sea. Barijat is being torn apart and had weakened from wind shear. After a... 2 weeks
Warnings were up for Hong Kong for Typhoon Mangkhut after landfall
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NASA-NOAA satellite analyzes rainmaker Hurricane Florence
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NASA finds subtropical storm Joyce disorganized, wandering
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NASA-NOAA satellite tracking Super Typhoon Mangkhut
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