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What is Saharan dust and how will a large wave of it heading for Florida affect storms?

Usatoday 25 Jun 2024
Also called the Saharan Air Layer (SAL) by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the dust forms over the Sahara Desert during the late spring, summer and early fall.
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'Impressive number of blue whales,' including mother and calf pairs, spotted off Ventura

VC Star 25 Jun 2024
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other agencies asked anyone on the water to use caution, urging people to slow down and watch the whales from a safe distance.Where are the blue whales feeding?.
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How to watch SpaceX launch the Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday

Digital Trends 25 Jun 2024
... on Tuesday, June 25, and deploy the fourth and final satellite of the next-generation series of geostationary weather satellites for NASA and NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration).
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Wildlife mystery: Why are gray whales swimming into San Francisco Bay in increasing numbers?

East Bay Times 25 Jun 2024
... considered one of the nation’s major wildlife success stories. Their population jumped to 27,000 by 2016, according to estimates from NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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Summers with brutal heat, storms, wildfires and flooding are warning us about climate change

Chicago Sun-Times 25 Jun 2024
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the removal of trees and shrubs increases the speed and volume of runoff, and hot fires can "create a water-repellent layer of ...
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'Boiling world' should jointly fight climate change

China Daily 25 Jun 2024
reports from the Copernicus Climate Change Service founded by the European Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States said the world had just experienced the hottest May on record.
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Here’s why floods are inundating the Midwest right now

The Spokesman-Review 25 Jun 2024
the James, Vermillion and Big Sioux rivers in South Dakota and the Des Moines and Little Sioux rivers in southwestern Minnesota and northwestern Iowa, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration data.
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What is Saharan dust? A huge blob is in the Atlantic. What does it do for storms?

The Palm Beach Post 24 Jun 2024
Also called the Saharan Air Layer (SAL) by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the dust forms over the Sahara Desert during the late spring, summer and early fall.
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Nontropical system in Gulf brings rain to Mexico

Sun Sentinel 24 Jun 2024
In its annual May outlook, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that the 2024 hurricane season has an 85% chance of being above normal, with 17 to 25 named storms with minimum sustained winds of 39 mph, and eight to 13 hurricanes.
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Tropical wave forms off South America

Sun Sentinel 24 Jun 2024
In its annual May outlook, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said that the 2024 hurricane season has an 85% chance of being above normal, with 17 to 25 named storms with minimum sustained winds of 39 mph, and eight to 13 hurricanes.
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Did you miss the northern lights? Here's what was visible across the Florida sky

The Ledger 24 Jun 2024
Northern lights sparkle in the night sky above much of the country ... The emissions caused the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to issue a severe (G4) geomagnetic Storm Watch, the first in 19 years ... Northern lights visible across US.
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Things to know about dangerous rip currents and how swimmers caught in one can escape

Newsday 24 Jun 2024
The current can flow as swiftly as eight feet per second (3.2 meters per second), faster than even a strong swimmer can overcome, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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Tornado knocks down trees, damages buildings in upstate NY

Democrat & Chronicle 24 Jun 2024
... miles, according to the National Weather Service in Albany ... The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has tracked tornadoes in New York since 1950, providing data on their paths and impact.
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SpaceX successful with booster replacement on Starlink mission

Phys Dot Org 24 Jun 2024
... downrange in the Atlantic Ocean ... That powerhouse rocket is flying the GOES-U weather satellite for NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration with a planned liftoff at 5.16 p.m.
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Things to know about dangerous rip currents and how to escape them

Bangor Daily News 24 Jun 2024
The National Weather Service ... The current can flow as swiftly as 8 feet per second, faster than even a strong swimmer can overcome, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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