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Aviation Weather Hazards: Understanding Tornadoes

Posted July 14, 2014 by Adam Daum

Tornadoes are perhaps the most recognized, feared and damaging progeny of thunderstorms. Resident NYCAviation meteorologist Adam Daum breaks down how tornadoes develop, how they’re detected and how they impact air operations.

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Hurricane Arthur Forecast and Development (UPDATED 5PM Thursday)

Posted July 3, 2014 by Adam Daum and NYCA Staff

As of 8am EDT (12z), now Hurricane Arthur was located about 300mi SW of Cape Hatteras, NC / 150mi SSW of Cape Fear, NC.

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A member of NASA’s Global Hawk fleet takes to the air. Credit: NASA/Armstrong Spaceflight Research Center.
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It’s Hurricane Season and NASA is Ready Like Never Before

Posted June 16, 2014 by David Dickinson at Universe Today

What’s in the cards weather-wise for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season? NASA is deploying its latest weapons in its hurricane-hunting arsenal.

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Panoramic shot of a thunderstorm near Denver Airport on June 4, 2014 (Photo: Paul Thompson, @FlyingPhotog on Twitter)
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Why You Are Delayed: The Science Behind Thunderstorm Development

Posted June 9, 2014 by Adam Daum

Thunderstorms are one of the top causes of flight delays. Meteorologist Adam Daum delves into the science behind this powerful force of nature.

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Travel

LIVE UPDATES: Northeast’s Winter Storm

Posted February 12, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

If you are looking for updates on the Northeast’s winter storm and don’t feel like sitting on Twitter all day? Just read the updates here!

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There is a Virgin Atlantic aircraft somewhere in this photo. (Photo by Simon Allardice via Flickr, CC-BY)
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Airline News

Europe Airports Crippled By Snow For Second Straight Day

Posted January 21, 2013 by AFP

Hundreds of flights were cancelled across much of Europe on Monday as heavy snow and freezing weather gripped the continent.

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Southwest Flight 4695 made a wrong turn and ended up in the mud at Islip Thursday morning. (Photo via WNBC)
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Airline News

Southwest Jet Skids Into Mud At Long Island Airport [With ATC Audio]

Posted December 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Nobody was hurt early Thursday morning when a Southwest Airlines plane taxiing for departure wound up landing gear-deep in mud at ISP.

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Radar image of Nor'easter on Wednesday morning. (via National Weather Service)
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Nor’easter Spurs Over 1,000 Flight Cancellations

Posted November 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Over 1,000 flights to and from northeast airports were cancelled Wednesday as a winter storm approached the region with strong winds, snow and rain.

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A jarring screenshot of US air traffic on Monday morning, with virtually none in the northeast. (Map/data by Planefinder.net)
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Aviation News

Hurricane Sandy Live Air Travel Updates

Posted November 1, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Around the clock info about airlines and airports as Hurricane Sandy moves into the Northeast US.

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LaGuardia Airport was severely flooded by a Nor'easter on November 25, 1950. (Photo by Queens Borough Public Library)
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Will Hurricane Sandy Delay My Flight?

Posted October 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

“Will Hurricane Sandy delay my flight?” We’ve already been inundated with travelers asking this question so here’s the short answer…

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