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Trouble in Paradise: Could Tropical Storm Sandy be in the Works?

by Sarah Dillingham CNN Meteorologist “I’m not dead yet!”  No, this isn’t a Monty Python spoof, but the Tropics are certainly not dead yet as Tropical Depression 18 developed earlier today, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).  At 1:00 … Continue reading

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NOAA: Another month spent above average

by Sarah Dillingham CNN Meteorologist It’s that time again!  Every month the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) released their climate summary for the globe, and in recent months, the story has been the … Continue reading

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Drought and Wildfires Plague the Northwest

CNN iReporter Lara Matthews captured this shot of the Pole Creek Fire near Sisters, Oregon on September 10, 2012.  This fire began on the morning of September 9 and is still blazing today after having consumed nearly 26,000 acres, but … Continue reading

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Tropical Update: Mid-Season Review

by Sarah Dillingham CNN Meteorologist One week after the peak of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, September 10, the tropics remain fairly active in both the Atlantic and Pacific Basins.  After a record number of eight named storms formed in the … Continue reading

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El Nino Still Expected to Develop in Fall 2012

by Sarah Dillingham CNN Meteorologist The Climate Prediction Center released its latest El Nino/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) forecast last week stating that an El Nino Watch remains in place as conditions are favorable for El Nino development within the next 6 months.  The … Continue reading

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Latest on Tropical Storm Isaac

by Sean Morris CNN Meteorologist Isaac is forecast to make landfall in Hispaniola Friday evening as a category one hurricane and move over Port-au-Prince, Haiti, late Friday evening (EDT). Torrential rain of up to eight to twelve inches is possible … Continue reading

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Could Hurricane Isaac threaten the Republican Convention?

by Dave Hennen CNN Senior Meteorologist A hurricane hitting Tampa during the Republican Convention?   It’s the talk around the CNN Newsroom, in editorial and planning calls, and certainly the talk around the Weather Center this afternoon. What are the odds?  … Continue reading

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