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NASA analyzes Tropical Storm Ula's winds

Tropical Storm Ula continued to weaken as it pulled farther away from Fiji in the Southern Pacific Ocean. NASA's RapidScat instrument found that the strongest winds in the storm were south of the center. NOAA's GOES-West ...

dateJan 07, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Tropical Storm Ula weakens, moves south

Former hurricane Ula has weakened to a tropical storm in the Southern Pacific Ocean. NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured an infrared image of the storm on Jan. 5 that showed it moved further south of Fiji.

dateJan 05, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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How NASA sees El Nino effects from space

This winter, weather patterns may be fairly different than what's typical—all because of unusually warm ocean water in the east equatorial Pacific, an event known as El Niño. Because of El Niño, California is expected ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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