Tropical Storm Andrea was spotted by the Suomi NPP satellite as it passed overhead during the night from June 6-7, 2013, as the storm moved towards landfall on the Florida peninsula.
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Tropical Storm Barry
NOAA's GOES-13 satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Barry just after it became a tropical storm on June 19, 2013, in the Bay of Campeche.…Read More »
Barry initially formed as a tropical wave in the Caribbean Sea, then traveled over the Yucatan Peninsula, bringing drenching rains. It made its second landfall over Veracruz, Mexico, on June 20. Less «
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Tropical Storm Chantal
Credit: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response
NASA’s Terra satellite captured this stunning visible image of Tropical Storm Chantal over the Lesser Antilles on July 10, 2013. Chantal dumped rain on…Read More »
the island of Hispaniola, causing flooding. Less «
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Tropical Storm Dorian
This night-time, infrared image of Tropical Storm Dorian was taken from the VIIRS instrument aboard the Suomi-NPP satellite on July 25, 2013. The red and…Read More »
purple colors represent the storm's coldest cloud tops, or it's highest thunderstorms, which were also its strongest. Less «
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Tropical Storm Erin
Newly formed Tropical Storm Erin was spotted by the Meteosat 9 satellite on Aug. 15, 2013, when it was bout 150 miles (240 kilometers) southwest of the Cape Verde islands.
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Tropical Storm Fernand
Credit: NASA GOES Project
The GOES-East satellite snapped this image of Tropical Storm Fernand at 7:45 a.m. EDT on Aug. 26, and shows how the storm expanded after making landfall before quickly dissipating.
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Tropical Storm Gabrielle
Credit: NASA JPL/Ed Olsen
NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the resurrected Tropical Storm Gabrielle on Sept. 10 at 0559 UTC/1:59 a.m. EDT and detected cloud-top temperatures of powerful thunderstorms (purple).
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Hurricane Humberto appears as a characteristic swirl in the Eastern Atlantic on the morning of Sept. 11, 2013. Humberto was the first hurricane of the…Read More »
2013 season and narrowly missed being the latest-forming hurricane on record (a title held by 2002's Hurricane Gustav, which formed three hours later than Humberto on Sept. 11 of that year). Less «
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NASA's TRMM satellite flew over Hurricane Ingrid in the Gulf of Mexico on Sept. 16, 2013. It's precipitation measurements showed that rain was falling…Read More »
from the storm at a rate of about 4 inches (100 millimeters) per hours. The storm caused significant flooding and landslides along the Gulf coast of Mexico. Less «
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Tropical Storm Jerry
After Tropical Storm Jerry weakened into a tropical depression, it dissipated over the eastern Atlantic. This was the last forecast path issued by the…Read More »
Tropical Storm Karen over the Gulf Coast as viewed by the GOES-1 satellite on Oct. 4.
Tropical Storm Karen over the Gulf Coast as viewed by the GOES-East satellite on Oct. 4.
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Andrea was Senior Writer for our LiveScience and SPACE.com prior to the launch of OurAmazingPlanet. She graduated from Georgia Tech with a B.S. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences in 2004 and a Master's in the same subject in 2006. She attended the Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program at New York University and graduated with a Master of Arts in 2006. To find out what her latest project is, you can follow Andrea on Google+.