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Tag: East Coast of the United States

Lee Continues to Drench Eastern US

Tropical Storm Lee’s remnants combined with a warm front along the US East Coast are bringing heavy rainfall from New England to the Appalachian Mountains, causing rivers to flood and residents to consider moving to higher ground.

What Now After Hurricane Irene Has Gone

Hurricane Irene has spent its force, entering New York as a downgraded Tropical Storm, and left many residents and experts breathing a sigh of relief over a storm that they thought could have been much, much worse.

Scientists across the US Tracking and Monitoring Hurricane Irene

Over the past few days Hurricane Irene has been making landfall off the Eastern Coast of America, in North Carolina and Virginia, New Jersey, and New York. The whole time, scientists from various institutions across the country have been monitoring, tracking, and investigating the hurricane.

Full Disc Image Shows Hurricane Irene (Photo of the Day)

I think that there is probably nothing as beautiful as a full disc image of Earth, though I would like it if I could find one that didn’t focus on the Americas. Either way, this most recent image was taken on August 24, 2011, by the NASA/NOAA GOES-13 satellite.

Hurricane Irene Approaching the Bahamas

In this spectacular video of images taken by the GOES-13 satellite we can see the growth of Hurricane Irene over Haiti and approaching the Bahamas on August 22 through to August 24.

Strong El Nino Might Mean Increased Sea Levels and Storm Surges

A new study conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) along East Coast communities in America has found that they may be at risk to higher sea levels accompanied by more destructive storm surges in future El NiΓ±o years.

Several Hurricane Landfalls Expected for US in 2011

Weather Services International (WSI) have released revised predictions for the number and type of storms for the 2011 storm season emanating from the Atlantic Ocean.

WSI predicts 15 named storms, 8 hurricanes and 4 intense hurricanes rated at category 3 or greater.

Cold Front Sweeps Over US East Coast

NASA’s GOES-13 satellite captured the below image of a very strong cold front moving across the US East Coast on April 5, at approximately 10:31 am, EDT, (1431 UDT).

Warmer Waters Cause Colder Winters in North East Locales

Average winter temperatures in northern Europe are at least 10 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than similar latitudes on the northeastern coast of the United States and the eastern coast of Canada. The same phenomenon happens over the Pacific Ocean, with winters on the northeastern coast of Asia being regularly colder than in the same latitude in the Pacific Northwest.

And the culprit for these cooler winters, is warm waters.