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    melted The study indicated that it could take 200 years or more to melt the ice plug if ocean temperatures rise Once removed it could take between 5 000 and 10 000 years for ice in the Wilkes Basin to empty as gravity pulled the ice seawards The United Nations panel on climate change says it is at least 95 percent probable that human activities such as burning fossil fuels rather than natural swings in the climate are the dominant cause of warming since the 1950s Sea levels are likely to rise by between 0 85 to 2 7 feet by the late 21st century after a rise of 0 62 feet since 1900 Hurricane researchers declare 1935 Labor Day storm strongest ever Hurricane researchers have declared a new winner in the grim category of the strongest storm to ever strike America And it was in Florida It came 45 years after the fact but researchers have reassessed and now say the monster hurricane Camille wasn t quite as strong as previously thought when it struck the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 1969 The National Hurricane Center said this week it dropped Camille s top sustained winds from 190 mph to 175 mph sliding it to second place behind the unnamed 1935 Labor Day storm 185 mph that smashed the Florida Keys Tying Camille is South Florida s Hurricane Andrew in 1992 175 mph The three are the only storms at Category 5 on the Saffir Simpson scale to have struck the continental United States since 1900 The difference between 190 mph winds and 175 mph winds might be analogous to being struck by a passenger train vs a freight train Camille plowed into the Mississippi coast on Aug 17 1969 Storm surges winds and flash floods killed 143 on the Gulf Coast and 113 in Virginia floods and caused 1 42 billion in damage 2014 Atlantic hurricane season prediction below average A pattern of warm water in the Pacific Ocean and similar atmospheric conditions to other calm hurricane seasons led experts on Thursday to project a below average 2014 storm season Dr William Gray and other soothsayers at Colorado State University in their first crack at predicting this year s storms said that they expect a below average season including nine named storms with three becoming hurricanes One of those storms is predicted to be a category 3 or higher on the Saffir Simpson Scale with top sustained winds of at least 111 mph The historical average for 1981 to 2010 is 12 6½ and two respectively The team also gave a 20 percent chance a storm would strike somewhere on the U S East Coast including the Florida peninsula the average for the past century is 31 percent One factor in the prediction is evidence of an El Niño a pattern that includes warm ocean water in the eastern Pacific Ocean that can bring stormy weather out west but tends to limit formation of tropical storms and hurricanes in

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    earthquakes comprising the New Madrid Earthquakes with two epicenters two in Arkansas and two in Missouri Since 1812 frequent smaller earthquakes have been recorded in the region Earthquakes that occur in the New Madrid Fault Line potentially threaten Illinois Indiana Missouri Arkansas Kentucky Tennessee and Mississippi Others are the Cascadia Subduction Zone 50 miles offshore of Oregon the Wasatch Fault that lies underneath Salt Lake City home to 1 6 million people and earthquake faults in Hawaii The second largest earthquake ever recorded struck Alaska s Prince William Sound in 1964 killing 128 people NOAA was formed from longstanding U S agencies Although NOAA was formed in 1970 the agencies that came together at that time are among the oldest in the Federal Government These founding agencies included the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey formed in 1807 the Weather Bureau formed in 1870 and the Bureau of Commercial Fisheries formed in 1871 How the exquisite snowflake is created One of winter s most beautiful creations snowflakes are snow crystals that freeze and form with other snow crystals to create snow Snowflakes may have different shapes depending on the height in the clouds where they are formed Even though there is no scientific reason for this phenomenon no two snowflakes are alike Washington state holds the largest amount of snowfall ever recorded in a single season The largest amount of snowfall was in the Mt Baker Ski Area in western Washington State where 1 140 inches were recorded during the 1998 99 season Mt Baker also enjoys the unofficially highest average annual snowfall of any resort in the world with 641 inches Tsunamis hitting the United States are uncommon The tallest tsunami ever recorded in history hit Alaska in 1964 measuring 220 feet high and claiming 107 lives The March 28 event was brought on by the Great Alaskan Earthquake in Prince William Sound measuring 9 2 on the Richter scale Before it became a state Hawaii was hit by a tsunami on April 1 1946 where all of the water drained from the three mile wide harbor at Hilo followed by a tsunami that rushed onshore destroying the waterfront The process repeated itself twice and resulted in the death of more than 150 people Although the risk is small tsunamis are possible on the East Coast of the United States caused by underwater avalanches along the continental slope Several other possible sources would be earthquakes and collapsing volcanoes The iceberg How it is formed and where it goes Icebergs are pieces of ice that form on land and float in large lakes and the oceans Ranging in size from ice cube sized chunks to ice islands the size of a small country the North Atlantic and the cold waters surrounding Antarctica are home to most of the icebergs on Earth They form when chunks of ice break off from glaciers or ice shelves and travel with ocean currents When an iceberg reaches warm waters the new climate attacks it

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    Maine and west across the Appalachian Mountains to Michigan and Wisconsin The storm was particularly severe in New Jersey and New York due to storm surge flooding streets tunnels and subway lines and cutting power in and around the city The deadliest tornados ever recorded in the U S and worldwide Worldwide in Bangladesh on April 26 1989 in which approximately 1300 died In North America the Tri State Tornado Missouri Illinois and Indiana on March 18 1925 in which 695 died The highest temperature ever recorded in North America would have been the death of you 134 degrees Fahrenheit recorded in Death Valley California on July 10 1913 The most powerful tropical cyclone ever recorded in world history just happened Typhoon Haiyan known as Typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines was an exceptionally powerful tropical cyclone that devastated portions of Southeast Asia particularly the Philippines in early November 2013 It is the deadliest Philippine cyclone on record killing at least 6 109 people in that country alone Haiyan is also the strongest storm recorded at landfall and unofficially the strongest typhoon ever recorded in terms of wind speed one minute sustained winds up to196 mph The January 2014 Polar Vortex took many lives and several froze to death Generally people were not prepared for The Polar Vortex that struck the United States in early January 2014 178 million people in all 50 states experienced temperatures below 32 degrees even Hawaii The huge dose of polar air caused 21 deaths and the majority succumbed due to below zero temperatures So what s it like dying from freezing temperatures Hypothermia is a condition in which the body s core temperature drops below the required level for normal metabolism and body functions It causes slurred speech sluggishness incoherent and irrational behavior amnesia the

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  • StormZone - Miami-Dade's Eugenia B. Thomas Middle School PowerPoint & video
    PowerPoint video Return to StormZone Videos Log in Login to your account Log in Remember Me Forgot your password Forgot your username Register About Us About StormZone Our Team Our Partners Program Advisors Helpful Links div uk panel data uk grid margin This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it Privacy Policy Refund Policy Copyright 2016 StormZone All rights reserved Development and Hosting

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    the 20th century average topping the previous record set in 2005 NOAA notes that the oceans were a major contributor to the global average warmth in August as the departure from average for the world s oceans during the June August period this year was also highest on record at 1 13 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average Source NOOA A Waterspout Record You may have heard of waterspouts in the Florida Keys and the Gulf Coast even over the Great Lakes But how about over a mile high On May 31 2014 the National Weather Service office in Riverton Wyoming reported a waterspout briefly producing a spray ring on Dollar Lake at an elevation of 7 782 feet above sea level on This is believed to be the highest elevation waterspout witnessed according to the International Centre for Waterspout Resesarch Dr Greg Forbes severe weather expert for The Weather Channel says there have been other higher elevation tornadoes including a tornado over Rockwell Pass California in 2004 which is believed to have touched down at least 12 000 feet But that didn t happen over a lake Source International Centre for Waterspout Research 2014 Blizzard Sets Record in Buffalo N Y Buffalo N Y residents will long remember the blizzard of 2014 In fact known for its epic snows this blizzard may be the one residents tell their grandchildren about In November 2014 an extreme lake effect storm dumped as much as 65 inches of snow more than five feet just south of Buffalo claiming six lives across the region and trapping hundreds of people in their homes and cars then trapping the ambulances and emergency vehicles trying to help them And the monster storm isn t over yet Lake effect snow is produced during cooler atmospheric conditions when cold winds move across long expanses of warmer lake water providing energy and picking up water vapor which freezes and is deposited on the leeward shores Snow accumulations rivaled the deepest snowfall on record in Buffalo 81 6 inches in 2001 or about seven feet The spokesman for the Buffalo Bills told the Associated Press that the National Football League team had an estimated 220 000 tons of snow to remove from Ralph Wilson Stadium before the 11 23 14 game against the Jets The game was cancelled This is an historic event When all is said and done this snowstorm will break all sorts of records and that s saying something in Buffalo New York Gov Andrew Cuomo D said during a visit to the city according to the Associated Press 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season a Dud Not so in the Pacific The 2014 Atlantic hurricane season was well a dud Of course that s good news NOAA and other weather agencies predicted a quiet season Fortunately much of the U S coastline was spared this year with only one land falling hurricane along the East Coast According to NOAA s Climate Prediction Center a combination of atmospheric

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