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  • Woman born during Hurricane Hugo gives birth during Hurricane Matthew

    Woman born during Hurricane Hugo gives birth during Hurricane Matthew

    Monday, October 17 2016 9:39 AM EDT2016-10-17 13:39:52 GMT

    A woman who was born during Hurricane Hugo gave birth during Hurricane Matthew.

    A woman who was born during Hurricane Hugo gave birth during Hurricane Matthew.

  • What shipwrecks, tree rings tell us about hurricanes

    What shipwrecks, tree rings tell us about hurricanes

    Tuesday, March 8 2016 4:53 PM EST2016-03-08 21:53:42 GMT
    Tuesday, March 8 2016 5:23 PM EST2016-03-08 22:23:12 GMT
    Photo credit: noaanews.noaa.govPhoto credit: noaanews.noaa.gov
    A new study led by researchers at the University of Arizona uses tree-ring records combined with records of Spanish shipwrecks to show that the period from 1645 to 1715 had the fewest Caribbean hurricanes since the year 1500.

    A new study led by researchers at the University of Arizona uses tree-ring records combined with records of Spanish shipwrecks to show that the period from 1645 to 1715 had the fewest Caribbean hurricanes since the year 1500.

  • Historical tracks of tropical cyclones

    Historical tracks of tropical cyclones

    Saturday, September 5 2015 1:38 AM EDT2015-09-05 05:38:03 GMT
    Saturday, September 5 2015 1:38 AM EDT2015-09-05 05:38:03 GMT
    image: National Hurricane Centerimage: National Hurricane Center
    The National Hurricane Center has records of tropical cyclones dating back to 1949 for the East Pacific, and 1851 for the Atlantic.  The images below are the tracks of all of the tropical cyclones, hurricanes, and major hurricanes (category 3 or greater).
    The National Hurricane Center has records of tropical cyclones dating back to 1949 for the East Pacific, and 1851 for the Atlantic.  The images below are the tracks of all of the tropical cyclones, hurricanes, and major hurricanes (category 3 or greater).
  • Tropical Cyclone Evolution

    Tropical Cyclone Evolution

    Wednesday, June 10 2015 7:08 PM EDT2015-06-10 23:08:29 GMT
    Wednesday, June 10 2015 7:46 PM EDT2015-06-10 23:46:50 GMT
    Tropical storms are large-scale events, that can bring a lot of rain into Mexico and the desert Southwest. Warm, moist air is lifted into the atmosphere when the sea surface temperatures climb higher late in the Summer.Usually, tropical cyclones begin with a cluster of disorganized thunderstorms. 
    Tropical storms are large-scale events, that can bring a lot of rain into Mexico and the desert Southwest. Warm, moist air is lifted into the atmosphere when the sea surface temperatures climb higher late in the Summer.Usually, tropical cyclones begin with a cluster of disorganized thunderstorms. 
  • Drones will be used to help better understand hurricanes

    Drones will be used to help better understand hurricanes

    During this year's hurricane season NASA will "double-team" on research with two unmanned Global Hawk aircraft winging their way over storms that develop during the peak of the season. NASA's Hurricane
    Two unmanned drones will be flying into hurricanes to give new looks at some of the world's strongest storms.
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  • Family credits angels for surviving sudden mudslide

    Family credits angels for surviving sudden mudslide

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-03-22 04:22:29 GMT
    Wednesday, March 22 2017 12:22 AM EDT2017-03-22 04:22:29 GMT

    The wall of mud took only 60 seconds to inflict damage in Idaho. The mud came racing down a hill toward a family and its house. 

    The wall of mud took only 60 seconds to inflict damage in Idaho. The mud came racing down a hill toward a family and its house. 

  • Boy, 7, dies after falling through ice in NY

    Boy, 7, dies after falling through ice in NY

    Monday, March 20 2017 8:08 PM EDT2017-03-21 00:08:15 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 8:08 PM EDT2017-03-21 00:08:17 GMT

    The ice-covered Susquehanna River gave way over the weekend and a boy fell into the water. The boy's mother heard screaming and ran to help. Then she fell into the icy water. 

    The ice-covered Susquehanna River gave way over the weekend and a boy fell into the water. The boy's mother heard screaming and ran to help. Then she fell into the icy water. 

  • Crews battle wildfire near Colorado college town

    Crews battle wildfire near Colorado college town

    Monday, March 20 2017 3:28 AM EDT2017-03-20 07:28:53 GMT
    Monday, March 20 2017 3:28 AM EDT2017-03-20 07:28:53 GMT
    Firefighters were able to contain about half of a small but potentially dangerous wildfire just west of downtown Boulder, Colorado, that forced hundreds to flee and sent up thick plumes of black smoke.
    Firefighters were able to contain about half of a small but potentially dangerous wildfire just west of downtown Boulder, Colorado, that forced hundreds to flee and sent up thick plumes of black smoke.
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