The Draconid meteor shower could put on quite a show this week as the moon gets out of the way, allowing for a darker sky to spot the fiery dust from the passing Giacobini-Zinner comet. 147 more words
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Long-lived Hurricane Joaquin may finally lose it’s lofty storm status early Thursday as it moves over colder waters in the Atlantic and toward Ireland.
Joaquin, which became a hurricane Sept. 151 more words
While September marks the mean peak of the hurricane season, October is no slouch when it comes to producing so-called backdoor storms that can form up in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. 130 more words
Update 10 a.m. The El Faro is believed to have sunk in heavy seas as it headed into Category 3 Hurricane Joaquin last week.
The Coast Guard confirmed that one person was found deceased in a survival suit, but that the person could not be identified and it could not be confirmed the person was from the El Faro. 194 more words
Hurricane Joaquin Sets Its Eye on Bermuda: Unconfirmed Reports of Fatalities in the Bahamas Beginning to Surface
Hurricane Joaquin has finally left the Bahamas and is now comparatively racing toward the northeast. In compliment to the theory that Joaquin upwelled cooler waters in the Bahamas, as Joaquin began moving this morning it began to rapidly intensify to near category 5 status. 890 more words