Related topics: tropical cyclones

Terra satellite spots second Atlantic Tropical Depression

The second tropical cyclone of the North Atlantic Hurricane season formed in the Central Atlantic Ocean and far from land. NASA's Terra satellite provided an early morning look at the small depression.

UA forecast: Below-average hurricane activity

Hurricane season didn't officially start until June 1, but Subtropical Storm Alberto made an appearance early, causing more than $50 million in damage as it made its way inland and up the coast in late May. Twelve people—seven ...

Coastal resilience linked to national security

Talk about a perfect storm. As the Atlantic hurricane season kicks off this month, some coastal communities are still recovering from last year's record-breaking extreme weather damage. Meanwhile, the National Flood Insurance ...

Forecast predicts below-average hurricane activity

Hurricane season didn't officially start until June 1, but Subtropical Storm Alberto made an appearance early, causing more than $50 million in damage as it made its way inland and up the coast in late May. Twelve people—seven ...

Breaking new ground in hurricane modeling

Climate scientists at Columbia University have developed a new, global hurricane model for estimating the long-term hazard of rare, high impact storms under different climate scenarios. The model uses a novel approach to ...

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