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Severe Storms

Looking Into the Eye of Yutu
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Looking Into the Eye of Yutu

A stroke of luck brought the CloudSat radar directly over the center of one of the strongest typhoons of the year.

Published Nov 2, 2018

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Yutu Hits the Philippines
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Yutu Hits the Philippines

The category 2 typhoon brought soaking rain and landslides.

Published Oct 30, 2018

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Super Typhoon Yutu
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Super Typhoon Yutu

In just 30 hours, the cyclone grew from tropical storm to category 5 monster. It may be the strongest storm to ever hit the Northern Mariana Islands, a territory of the United States.

Published Oct 24, 2018

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Hurricane Willa Closes in on Mexico
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Hurricane Willa Closes in on Mexico

Still a “dangerous hurricane,” the category 3 storm passed the Islas Marías as it closed in on Mexico’s mainland.

Published Oct 23, 2018

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Hurricane Willa
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Hurricane Willa

A powerful, dangerous hurricane is poised to hit Mexico.

Published Oct 22, 2018

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