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NASA Image Shows Weakening Tropical Storm Ignacio North of Hawaii

When NASA’s Terra satellite passed over Tropical Storm Ignacio on Sept. 1 it gathered cloud and wind data on the weakening storm. Late on August 31 at 11 p.m. EDT the RapidScat instrument that flies aboard the International Space Station observed Ignacio’s strongest winds surrounded the center of storm near 30 meters per second (108 kph/67 mph). Those winds weakened ...

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NASA Satellite Image Shows Two-Third US Submerged in Christmas Eve Clouds, Snow

The Christmas Eve and following holidays will be mostly cloudy, beset with snow in many places as shown in a satellite image of  NOAA’s GOES-East satellite, that is up there to keep a weather eye for storms that may affect early travelers. The wide-field image created from GOES-East imagery shows two-thirds of the U.S. blanketed in clouds that are bringing areas of rain and snow across the ...

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