Visible satellite image of Hurricane Bonnie while it was a Category 3
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Good News from the 1998 Hurricane Season
News story originally written on January 16, 1999
There were a lot of hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean this year. We
usually have six but in 1998 we had ten. Scientists studied four of the
ten to find out what makes them move.
Scientists looked at the hurricanes from satellites in space, from
airplanes in and above the storms, and from stations on the ground.
Hopefully they can use what they learned to make better forecasts in the
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