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NASA analyzes rainfall rates Hurricane Lorena over Mexico, and Mario nearby

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Two tropical cyclones are very close together near the coast of western Mexico. Hurricane Lorena was moving over the southern tip of Baja California, and Tropical Storm Mario was south of Lorena over the Eastern Pacific Ocean. NASA calculated the rainfall rates happening in both of those tropical cyclones.

NASA data shows Humberto now post-tropical

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Satellite data has confirmed that Humberto, once a major hurricane is now a post-tropical cyclone. NASA’s Terra Satellite provided a visible image of Post-Tropical Cyclone Humberto as it continued moving in an easterly direction through the North Atlantic Ocean.

NASA finds a tiny tropical storm Kiko

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA’s Terra satellite is one in a fleet of NASA satellites that provide data for research. Terra captured an image of Tropical Storm Kiko in the Eastern Pacific Ocean which showed the extent of the small storm.

NASA estimates Tropical Depression Imelda’s huge Texas rainfall

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Northeastern Texas has borne the brunt of Tropical Depression Imelda’s heavy rainfall and NASA estimated that rainfall with an algorithm that incorporates data from satellites and observations.

Hurricane Nicole sheds light on how storms impact deep ocean

(Marine Biological Laboratory) 2016’s Hurricane Nicole had a significant effect on the ocean’s carbon cycle and deep sea ecosystems, reports a team from the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, and the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences.

NASA-NOAA satellite provides forecasters a view of tropical storm Jerry’s structure

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Tropical Storm Jerry is the latest in a line of tropical cyclones to develop in the North Atlantic Ocean this season. NASA-NOAA’s Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead and provided forecasters with a view of its structure that helped confirm it was organizing.

Hurricane Dorian’s 185-MPH Wind Speeds Don’t Stand Up To Scrutiny

I have some updated data for Hurricane Dorian which is relevant to my earlier post, Hurricane Dorian–The Facts v The Myth. Just to recap from that post: 1) Claims of 185 mph winds were based solely on hurricane hunter aircraft…

Money Is the Oxygen on Which the Fire of Global Warming Burns – The New Yorker

I’m skilled at eluding the fetal crouch of despair—because I’ve been working on climate change for thirty years, I’ve learned to parcel out my angst, to keep my distress under control. But, in the past few months, I’ve more often…