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Hurricane Madeline captured at 3 p.m. HST Sunday (Aug 28). NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured an image of Hurricane Madeline in the Central Pacific Ocean. Image courtesy of NASA Goddard Rapid Response Team

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency reminds residents to prepare for hurricane season

With the arrival of hurricane season, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) is reminding residents to prepare an “emergency kit” of a minimum of 14 days of food, water, and other supplies.

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Sea surface temperatures during August, 2015, shown as departure from the 1081-2010 average. Climate.gov figure.

El Niño forecast to continue through winter, weakening into spring 2016

As of Thursday (Sept 10), we have seen nine named hurricanes in the Pacific. Hilo has been breaking temperature records this summer.

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Central Pacific Hurricane Center predicts above-normal hurrican season

Five to eight tropical cyclones are predicted for the Central Pacific this upcoming hurricane season.

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NOAA expects below-normal hurricane season for Central Pacific area

Forecasters expect 2-4 tropical cyclones in the Central Pacific this season. An average season has 4-5 tropical cyclones, which include tropical depressions, tropical storms and hurricanes.

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NOAA to modify hurricane intensity scale on May 15, 2012

The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale is the standard used to measure hurricane intensity, and this year, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is making a modification of the scale. The changes go into effect as of May 15, 2012. The scale is being adjusted slightly to resolve issues associated with the conversion of units used […]

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) GOES-13 satellite captures visible and infrared images of the weather over the U.S. East coast.

See what’s brewing in ‘Hurricane Alleys’ live online, on iPad and iPhone via GOES satellite

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) GOES-13 satellite captures visible and infrared images of the weather over the U.S. East coast.

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Hurricane Carlos may soon have company in the form of another named storm in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

Hurricane Season 2009: Eastern Pacific Low 5 (Eastern Pacific)

Hurricane Carlos may soon have company in the form of another named storm in the Eastern Pacific Ocean.

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Five thoughts 'n' factoids about hurricanes

Five thoughts ‘n’ factoids about hurricanes

MEDIA RELEASE JPL scientist Bjorn Lambrigtsen goes on hurricane watch every June. He is part of a large effort to track hurricanes and understand what powers them. Lambrigtsen specializes in the field of microwave instruments, which fly aboard research planes and spacecraft, penetrating through thick clouds to see the heart of a hurricane. While scientists […]

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