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Slow Sart to 2009 Hurricane Season

The 2009 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially began on the first of June, and we are yet to experience a named storm. Many people may be wondering why this is occuring, we can quickly look at the weather pattern currently in the United States.…

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Invest 90L – No Winter for Soutnern US?
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Invest 90L – No Winter for Soutnern US?

                  Locally there were a few isolated interesting weather events of the past couple of weeks, a few severe thunderstorms in the northern parts, flooding in the Eastern Cape and heat waves in the Western Cape, but I’d like to focus this article on the United States… For those who have not been following international weather, there has been a somewhat global lack of winter over the past few months, the United States and Europe were places that were most noticeably affected by the lack of winter, more in particular the United Kingdom and the southern U.S states.…

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Violent Hail Storm Hits Klerksdorp

Source: News24.com Johannesburg – Klerksdorp has for the second time this year been hit by powerful thunderstorms, causing millions of rands of damage. Roofs were ripped off houses in less than an hour, homes flooded and gardens devastated by a violent hailstorm late on Tuesday afternoon.…

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Tropical Update

In the previous article I was discussing what was then Hurricane Irene and her progression towards the East Coast of the United States. For a quick meteorological summary of Irene from that point onwards, after pounding the Bahamas where she is reported to have damaged as much as 90% of housing on one of the islands, Hurricane Irene moved towards the East Coast.…

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Hurricane Irene – A US Threat

While local weather over the past week has been far from dead, it’s the tropical Atlantic that has had the vast majority of my attention. For those not following the Atlantic hurricane seasons, 2005 was a monster year which beat almost every record and saw the names list being brought into the Greek alphabet, 2005 also spawned the unforgetable Hurricane Katrina, which I was also tracking for days prior to it’s formation.…

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26-28 April 2011 Tornado Outbreak – United States

It’s been a rough Spring so far for the confederate states in regards to severe weather. A mere 2 weeks ago Mississippi found itself in the firing line of a severe weather system which was producing some damaging tornadoes which ended up causing havoc in the town of Jackson.…

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Tornado Alley IMAX Release

You have no doubt, by now already heard of the hit Discovery Channel program Storm Chasers. This series has been around since 2007 when it first made its television debut, prior to it’s release I had heard lots of talk about the show and having recorded previous severe weather shows religiously on VHS tape from the television this was going to be a dream come true for me.…

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2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season Gets First Spark
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2011 Atlantic Hurricane Season Gets First Spark

While we’re still more than 2 months away from the official opening of the 2011 hurricane season in the Atlantic, the weather is starting to get a little interesting already. While Spring has just started showing in North America, we already have an invest in the Atlantic off the African coast.…

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2010 Hurricane Season in Full Swing

After what has been an extremely slow start to the Atlantic hurricane season things finally seem to be kicking into gear. The usual trend took place for the season though, with the first few storms of the season developing near the CONUS, primarily in the Gulf and Caribbean.…

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Tropical Storm Alex Forms

The first named storm of the Atlantic 2010 season has formed. The system, previously allocated as Invest 93L has spent quite some time lingering around the Caribbean not really doing much at all, causing some frustration to those hurricane tracking weather enthusiasts.…

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Welcome to Hurricane Season 2010

And June is upon us again, and for those of us who track hurricanes this means one thing… TRACKING TIME! The 1st June marks the official opening of the Atlantic hurricane season, and while tropical cyclonic storms are present in various areas of the world throughout the year, the Atlantic storms are the ones with the most media attention, as these are the storms that impact the United States.…

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Active Hurricane Season Likely

As hurricane season gets closer and closer a picture is being painted of what can be expected, and for those who like tracking it looks like good news, but for those living along the United States Alantic coastline and the Caribbean it is not looking good.…

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Tornado Season Starting With A Bang

After quite a few days of Moderate Risk tornado issues for the central plains and surrounding areas, today saw the  National Weather Service in the United States issue the highest possible risk level. And with reason, the conditions were perfect for tornado development.…

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