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Washington wildfires captured by NASA’s Aqua satellite

Satellite image of active wildfires across Western U.S., outlined in red (Image: NASA)

NASA’s Earth observation Aqua satellite spotted the wildfires burning throughout California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana states on August 23. One of the most important blazes was reported in the Okanogan Complex, in Washington State.

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NASA's Aqua satellite shows wildfires in central Russia

 Intense heat wave in central Russia

On July 25, 2013 the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) aboard NASA’s Aqua

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NASA's Aqua satellite tracks Tropical Storm Flossie

Flossie is moving toward the west

The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder or AIRS mechanism aboard the NASA's Aqua

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NASA satellites capture Tropical Storm Chantal over the Atlantic

Heavy rainfall and towering thunderstorms brought by Tropical Storm Chantal

Two NASA satellites have recently captured images of the Tropical Storm Chantal over the Atlantic Ocean revealing heavy rainfall and powerful thunderstorms. On July 8, NASA’s Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) satellite saw the heaviest rainfall of Tropical Storm happening at a rate of over 115.5 mm (~4.5 inches) per hour near the center of Chantal.

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NASA's Aqua satellite sees small new tropical storm near Tonga

Tropical Storm 11P has formed in the South Pacific Ocean, and NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared image of its cloud temperatures, revealing power in the cyclone.

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NASA satellite sees cyclone Jasmine heading for Vanuatu, New Caledonia

NASA's Aqua satellite passed over strengthening Tropical Storm Jasmine and noticed bands of thunderstorms wrapping into its center as it heads toward Vanuatu and New Caledonia.

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NASA AIRS Movies Show Evolution of US 2011 Heat Wave

The continuing heat wave in the United States in July 2011 has broken temperature records in many locations, killed dozens and seen nearly half of all Americans under heat advisories at its peak.

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Northern Plains Braces For More Flooding

A combination of record snowmelt and heavy rain has raised water levels along the Missouri River and its tributaries in the northern Rocky Mountains and Plains. Flooding is affecting parts of Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota, USA Today reported, and was forecast to continue through at least late June.

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Tornado Tracks Seen from Space

Tornado tracks from last week's powerful oubreak of events in the southern USA are visible in data from NASA's Aqua satellite and the Landsat satellite.

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