Category Archives: Tropical Cyclones

Tropical Cyclone Donna

Have you ever been to the Solomon Islands or the Republic of Vanuatu? They are both remote islands located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean, relatively close in proximity to Australia and Papau New Guinea. There is a tropical cyclone that is a-brewing … Continue reading

Posted in Miscellaneous, POES, Satellites, Tropical Cyclones | Leave a comment

Typhoon Hagupit

By Kate Musgrave Typhoon Hagupit in the northern West Pacific basin underwent intensification until reaching a peak intensity of 155 kt at 0000 UTC on 4 Dec 2014 (intensities obtained from Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC)). This was a 65 … Continue reading

Posted in POES, Satellites, Tropical Cyclones | Comments Off

Super Typhoon Jelawat

Dan Bikos Typhoon Jelawat developed in the Phillippine Sea of the western Pacific Ocean around September 20, 2012.  See the westernmost track of the figure below: As the cyclone began turning towards the north / northwest while it was east … Continue reading

Posted in MODIS, POES, Satellites, Tropical Cyclones | Comments Off

Hello Dolly! Tropical Cyclone Season has “un”officially arrived!

Jeff Braun As Hurricane Dolly made its way into southern Texas July 24, 2008 with 100+ mph winds, drenching a 40 mile wide and 100mile long stretch, along and north of the Rio Grande River, with anywhere between 8 and 22 inches of rain, … Continue reading

Posted in Tropical Cyclones | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off