News tagged with tropical cyclones

The peak of the hurricane season – why now?

Although the Atlantic hurricane season officially began on June 1st, we're now entering the "season within the season" - a roughly eight-week period that is often the most active and dangerous time for tropical cyclone activity.

dateAug 24, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Tropical Storm Earl forms in Caribbean Sea

The fifth tropical cyclone of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane season formed today in the Caribbean Sea. NOAA's GOES-East satellite provided a look at the storm as hurricane-hunter aircraft confirmed a closed circulation.

dateAug 02, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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