Study: Hurricanes affect VLF radio signals in the Ionosphere

Plain Language Summary Hurricanes and tropical storms are severe atmospheric weather phenomena that can affect drastically the human life. The effect of this kind of events is not only limited to ground level but also extends through the atmosphere to the high altitudes. One of the most important features of these events, which has an…

Advertisements

Old Satellite Gives a View Inside #HurricaneFlorence

In April 2006, a Boeing Delta II rocket launched CloudSat, along with a second satellite, CALIPSO, into space on two- and three-year missions to study the world’s clouds and a mix of airborne particles called aerosols. Twelve years later, both satellites are still chugging along, though it hasn’t always been easy going in recent years. In CloudSat’s case,…

Forecasters: #HurricaneFlorence to get energy boost from the Gulf Stream

As millions of people along the Atlantic Coast of the United States board up windows and evacuate before Hurricane Florence makes landfall, remote sensing researchers and forecasters are monitoring the environmental conditions fueling the powerful storm. They are assembling a suite of satellite images and data products that could aid storm preparedness and recovery efforts by federal and local…

Peak tropical storm year – 2005 – all downhill from there

From the BERMUDA INSTITUTE OF OCEAN SCIENCES and the “hurricane drought started in 2005” department comes this curios study that throws some cold ocean water on any claims made by warmists that the number of hurricanes is increasing. What is the maximum possible number of Atlantic tropical cyclones? See the year 2005 In a multi-national collaborative…

#HurricaneLane taking aim on Hawaii, downgraded to Cat3, turning NW

UPDATES AND LIVE CAM LINK FOLLOWS The battle of the weather forecast computer models is about to be waged. Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. writes on Twitter: So far, it looks like ECMWF had best handle on hurricane. Nonetheless, @NWSHonolulu has been doing an excellent job that will save lives. @RyanMaue @richardabetts @BigJoeBastardi @CliffMass @curryja @NWSDirector…