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New 2015 hurricane forecast follows Tropical Storm Bill

Researchers at the Colorado State University Department of Atmospheric Science released an updated hurricane forecast this week for the 2015 Atlantic season.

Despite the early development of two named storms – Ana and Bill – weather data gathered in June supports an earlier forecast of a below-average season with three hurricanes – one major storm Category 3-5 – and eight named storms. 50 more words


Tropical Storm Bill: Cross Country Rain Maker

The second tropical storm of the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season will likely be known as the second drought buster that did more harm than good, and then kept going. 1,212 more words

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Walk like an Egyptian

Hello Sewcialists,

I am a die hard Egypt fan. I’ve been studying hieroglyphs since I was 13 and even my graduation collection for my fashion degree was inspired by Egyptian deity, goddess Isis. 136 more words

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Hurricane in a tank to help forecasts, planning

University of Miami researchers are simulating hurricane conditions in a fish tank on steroids.

The Surge Structure Atmosphere Interaction tank at the university’s Rosentiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences was built in the hope that catastrophic storms can be understood and predicted more accurately. 159 more words


Martin County changes storm surge evacuation maps

Martin County Fire Rescue’s Emergency Management Agency has changed the look of the hurricane storm surge evacuation maps for Martin County. The zones previously identified as category 1, 3, and 5 are now identified as evacuation zones AB, CD, and E. 162 more words


Tropical Depression Bill is Crossing the Red River: Heavy Rain Still Falling in the South Central US

Bill is making its trek into Oklahoma after crossing more than 300 miles of Texas terrain as a tropical cyclone. Heavy rainfall continues across coastal and south Texas with a couple isolated radar indicated spin up tropical tornadoes. 463 more words

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Tropical Storm Bill offers second live test of storm surge mapping

Tropical Storm Bill gave the National Hurricane Center its second live test of its new storm surge mapping program, a tool that may prove vital to Florida this hurricane season. 186 more words