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NASA's Fermi catches gamma-ray flashes from tropical storms

Now, for the first time, a team of NASA scientists has analyzed dozens of TGFs launched by the largest and strongest weather systems on the planet: tropical…

GPM sees wind shear affecting remnants of Extra-tropical Cyclone Joalane

The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) core observatory satellite had a last look at the remnants of Tropical Cyclone Joalane on April 14, 2015 at 1135 UTC…

Global ocean currents explain why Northern Hemisphere is the soggier one

The Palmyra Atoll, at 6 degrees north, gets 175 inches of rain a year, while an equal distance on the opposite side of the equator gets only 45 inches….

Coastal County Gets Fine-tuned for Hurricane Weather

The team will be installing five new complete weather stations in the communities of Calabash, Ash, Leeland (which will get two), and Boiling Springs Lakes,…