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Tag: Tropical Cyclones

Hawaii’s Biggest Hurricane Threat in More Than Two Decades

Hawaii’s Biggest Hurricane Threat in More Than Two Decades

Lane just weakened to a Category 4 storm on Wednesday, but the hurricane still has winds of up to 155 miles an hour and remains the most powerful hurricane to threaten Hawaii in more than two decades.

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More category 5 hurricanes forecasted by scientists

More category 5 hurricanes forecasted by scientists

Researchers have learned from studying 2012’s Hurricane Sandy, that we are more likely to see larger, more powerful hurricanes in the future. Hurricanes are becoming stronger and wetter due to rising sea and air temperatures.

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Millions throughout Gulf states in Subtropical Storm Alberto’s path

Millions throughout Gulf states in Subtropical Storm Alberto’s path

Subtropical Storm Alberto headed toward anticipated landfall sometime Monday on the northern Gulf Coast, where white sandy beaches emptied of their usual Memorial Day crowds.

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Powerful cyclone strikes Oman and Yemen

Powerful cyclone strikes Oman and Yemen

Cyclone Mekunu, more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman, slammed into the Gulf country and neighboring Yemen on Saturday.

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Hurricanes: Stronger, slower, wetter in the future?

Hurricanes: Stronger, slower, wetter in the future?

Scientists have developed a detailed analysis of how 22 recent hurricanes would be different if they formed under the conditions predicted for the late 21st century.

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Hurricane season may be even worse in 2018 after a harrowing 2017

Hurricane season may be even worse in 2018 after a harrowing 2017

The US may have to brace itself for another harrowing spate of hurricanes this year, with forecasts of an active 2018 season coming amid new research that shows powerful Atlantic storms are intensifying far more rapidly than they did 30 years ago.

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USGS Tracks How Hurricane Floodwaters Spread Non-Native Freshwater Plants and Animals

USGS Tracks How Hurricane Floodwaters Spread Non-Native Freshwater Plants and Animals

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and Nate may have spread non-native freshwater plants and animals into new water bodies, where some of them can disrupt living communities or change the landscape. Storm surges and floodwaters can quickly spread non-native aquatic species into waterways where they weren’t found before. They can even create temporary freshwater zones in saltwater environments

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Cyclone Marcus

Cyclone Marcus

It is the first category 5 cyclone of 2018 and the strongest to hit Darwin, Australia, since 1974. But so far, Cyclone Marcus has directed most of its fury into the Indian Ocean, rather than onto landmasses.

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Massive ‘bomb cyclone’ pounds Northeast, bringing strong winds and flooding

Massive ‘bomb cyclone’ pounds Northeast, bringing strong winds and flooding

A massive nor’easter is pummeling the East Coast, halting travel as it brings damaging winds, coastal flooding, heavy rain and inland snow to 15 states.

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