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GOES-16 Tracks the Big Three

Three major tropical storms dominated the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane season: Harvey, Irma, and Maria. These destructive hurricanes all occurred within four weeks of each other and created unprecedented challenges for coastal communities, forecasters and first responders. Fortunately, the Advanced Baseline … Continue reading

Category: Technology, Tropical

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Autumn 2017 Climate Digest

Overview The seasonal global land and ocean temperature were the fourth warmest for September–November since records began in 1880. For land temperatures only, the three month period was the fifth warmest  for the season. The ocean surface temperature was the … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Climate Digest

Overview The seasonal global land and ocean temperature for June–August 2017 was the third highest since global records began in 1880. The average temperature across the land surfaces was 2 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average, the second highest … Continue reading

Category: Climate, Climate Digest

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