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The Atlantic hurricane season isn’t over yet

But it’s 2020, and the Atlantic may have other ideas. A weather pattern that encourages air masses to rise, leading to increased showers and thunderstorms, looks likely to overspread the…

Meteorite Lights up Sky Above Mexico As Hurricane Delta Hits and Earthquakes Strike Country

A fireball was spotted in the night sky above north-eastern Mexico on Tuesday, as Hurricane Delta made landfall in the Yucatán Peninsula and several minor earthquakes struck the country. The…

Why the ‘cone of uncertainty’ certainly seems to love New Orleans this hurricane season | The Latest | Gambit Weekly

If 2020 had to be summed up in three words, “cone of uncertainty” might not be a bad choice. Here in New Orleans the meteorology term has become all too familiar, and it’s stressing people the hell…

Hurricane Delta bears striking resemblance to Wilma, the Atlantic’s most intense hurricane on record

Hurricane Delta, now a major Category 4 storm, has strengthened at an incredible rate: more than 85 mph over 24 hours. It’s the fastest rate of intensification in the Caribbean…

The 2020 Hurricane Season Sounds More Like Fraternity Row

Only one other year on record (2005) had to transition to the Greek letters for naming storms. The hyperactive 2020 hurricane season is well into the Greek letter alphabet with…

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is so intense, it just ran out of storm names

By Kimberly Wood, Mississippi State University Here’s how active this year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been: When Tropical Storm Wilfred formed on Sept. 18, the National Hurricane Center exhausted its…

The intense 2020 Atlantic hurricane season used up all the storm names for only the second time since 1950

Here’s how active this year’s Atlantic hurricane season has been: When Tropical Storm Wilfred formed on Sept. 18, the National Hurricane Center exhausted its list of storm names for only…

NASA analyzes rainfall and rainmaking capability in Hurricane Sally

NASA satellites provided a look at the rainfall potential in Hurricane Sally before and after it made landfall in southern Alabama. NASA’s Aqua satellite and IMERG analysis were used to…

Data collected during Hurricane Laura presents major benefits in engineering, atmospheric science fields

Wind readings from Hurricane Laura. Credit: Texas Tech University Hurricane Laura was the most documented hurricane to ever make landfall in the U.S. In late August, Hurricane Laura, a Category…

Stirring image captures intersection of historic hurricane, wildfire seasons

As the wildfires in the western United States encroach upon neighboring states, the smoke has invaded airspace stretching into the eastern half of the country. Meanwhile, Hurricane Sally recently weakened…