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  • Ted Keller wrote a new blog post: Hurricane Exhaust   8 years, 10 months ago · View

    Thumbnail As I recently informed my Introduction to Atmospheric Science students, well developed hurricanes have a feature you might not expect. Everyone focuses (no pun intended) on the eye and eye wall and they should…it is awesome to watch and is the most powerful part of the storm. Hurricanes spin cyclonically or counter-clockwise, a rotation initiated by [...]

  • Ted Keller wrote a new blog post: Tuesday Night Tornado in February!   9 years, 5 months ago · View

    ThumbnailOn this date in 2009,  a tornado intermittently caused damage to homes and businesses along with trees and power lines starting southwest of the interstection of Republic and Scenic extending northeast to the intersection of Fremont and Catalpa. Winds up to 100 mph…or EF1 on the enhanced fujita scale…was indicated by the damage.   Ordinary radar echoes at [...]

  • Ted Keller wrote a new blog post: Seasonal Hurricane Forecast and El Nino   9 years, 11 months ago · View

    Thumbnail A developing El Nino pattern  has caused forecasters at the Climate Prediction Center and National Hurricane Center to pull back a bit on the number of named storms forecast in the Atlantic basin this season. El Nino is warming of the equatorial waters of the Pacific to much above normal conditions.  It usually starts in the eastern Pacific [...]

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