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10 YEARS AGO TODAY: 95% of Greensburg, Kansas was wiped off the map

10 YEARS AGO TODAY: 95% of Greensburg, Kansas was wiped off the map

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Redirected from May 2007 Tornado Outbreak) Jump to: navigation, search Tornado outbreak of May 4–6, 2007 Satellite perspective of the tornadic supercells over the Great Plains on the evening of May 5 Type Extratropical cyclone Tornado outbreak Duration May 4–6, 2007 Tornadoes confirmed 129 confirmed Max rating1 EF5 tornado Duration […]

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Record Heat Up US East Coast, Record Cold In Labrador & 600 Icebergs off Newfoundland Last 3 Weeks

Record Heat Up US East Coast, Record Cold In Labrador & 600 Icebergs off Newfoundland Last 3 Weeks

A bane to shipping and a little earlier than normal but since late March over 600 huge icebergs have neared Newfoundland’s north and eastern shores. The last 3 weeks has nearly seen as many icebergs than in all of 2016. The vast majority of icebergs around the Grand Banks is calved off the Greenland ice sheet and drift south with wind and current […]

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System NHC Once Watched For Trop Development Becomes Tempest Off Newfoundland

System NHC Once Watched For Trop Development Becomes Tempest Off Newfoundland

There are not one but two systems dominating the weather on the North American east coast. The first is a newly developed coastal feature off New England which is bringing rain from DC to New York and a wintry mix to Boston while more significant snow is impacting the interior Northeast and New England. As […]

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CAPITAL WEATHER GANG: Massive hurricane-force Atlantic storm to push abnormally mild air toward North Pole

CAPITAL WEATHER GANG: Massive hurricane-force Atlantic storm to push abnormally mild air toward North Pole

By Jason Samenow Capital Weather Gang February 6 at 11:51 AM A gigantic, powerhouse winter storm is charging through the North Atlantic and promises to flood the high Arctic with abnormally mild air. Arctic temperatures have blown past previous record highs in recent months, and this surge of (relative) warmth is just the latest in […]

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Hurricane Otto Crossing Central America; Life-Threatening Flash Flooding and Mudslides Possible in Nicaragua and Costa Rica

Hurricane Otto Crossing Central America; Life-Threatening Flash Flooding and Mudslides Possible in Nicaragua and Costa Rica

Published Nov 24 2016 06:50 PM EST weather.com Story Highlights Otto made landfall Thursday afternoon in southern Nicaragua, and is now crossing into Costa Rica. A hurricane warning is in effect along parts of the Central American coast. Heavy rain, flooding and mudslides are the greatest concerns for Central America. This is the latest-in-season hurricane […]

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HURRICANE MATTHEW: HAITI, EASTERN CUBA DEVASTATED, BAHAMAS & FLORIDA UP NEXT!

HURRICANE MATTHEW: HAITI, EASTERN CUBA DEVASTATED, BAHAMAS & FLORIDA UP NEXT!

After slamming Haiti then Cuba as a Category 4, Hurricane Matthew is back over very warm open water and after weakening slightly due to land interaction, has re-intensified this morning and is expected to further intensify as it pushes through the Bahamas. Scenes from a storm devastated Haiti. Cuba is no better! This is Baracoa. Matthew Expected To […]

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WINTER STORM WARNING FOR MONTANA, HURRICANE WARNING FOR JAMAICA, HAITI, CUBA

WINTER STORM WARNING FOR MONTANA, HURRICANE WARNING FOR JAMAICA, HAITI, CUBA

Well Matthew continues to approach Jamaica and Hispaniola with fluctuating intensity with wobbling. This is what you would expect with such a large, powerful hurricane. Here’s the latest stats. Latest visible satellite loop. We could well see this re-strengthen a little prior to some weakening due to land interaction but I’m afraid no matter what, this has […]

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TWC: Haiti’s Hurricane History: A Long Relationship with Disaster

TWC: Haiti’s Hurricane History: A Long Relationship with Disaster

Published: Sep 29 2016 10:00 PM EDT By Jonathan Belles weather.com When spoken in the same sentence, the words ‘hurricane’ and ‘Haiti’ often create cold sweats and an abundance of worry in the minds of the nation’s residents, meteorologists and weather observers alike. Haiti is one of the most fragile hurricane-prone countries on the planet. […]

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MATTHEW GOES FROM TROPICAL STORM TO CAT 4 HURRICANE WITHIN 36 HOURS!

MATTHEW GOES FROM TROPICAL STORM TO CAT 4 HURRICANE WITHIN 36 HOURS!

Located just 75 miles to the north of Punta Gallinas, Colombia, Matthew has become a monster 140 mph Category 4 hurricane and poses a grave threat to Jamaica, Hispaniola, Cuba and likely the Bahamas thereafter. Visible, Infrared and microwave imagery is simply stunning with the below loops showing the rapid intensification process. Latest microwave scan of […]

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97L BRINGS RARE THREAT TO VENEZUELA, ARUBA, PATTERN & HOT GULF/ATLANTIC LEAVES US VULNERABLE…

97L BRINGS RARE THREAT TO VENEZUELA, ARUBA, PATTERN & HOT GULF/ATLANTIC LEAVES US VULNERABLE…

This is a very interesting pattern we’re in with a boiling Gulf and Atlantic, active tropics and increasingly favourable US pattern that could attract storms and or hurricanes to the coast. In the past week, waters in the Gulf and up the Atlantic seaboard have warmed and widely running 2-4F above normal. The pattern and warm water makes […]

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