On Virginia Water Radio for 5-23-16: Name That Atlantic Tropical Storm – 2016 Edition

Virginia Water Radio’s latest episode, for the week of May 23, 2016, is “After Hurricane Alex’s Unusual January Appearance, Atlantic Tropical Storm Season 2016 Officially Begins June 1.”  The 3 min./44 sec. episode, available online at http://www.virginiawaterradio.org/2016/05/episode-317-5-23-16-after-hurricane.html, is Water Radio’s annual preview of the upcoming Atlantic tropical storm season, featuring the names planned for this year’s storms.

Hurricane Alex

The first 2016 Atlantic tropical storm, a very early arrival: Hurricane Alex over the Azore Islands (in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Portugal) at 9:20 a.m. EST on January 15, 2016.  Photo taken from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Web site, http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/alex-atlantic-ocean, 5/20/16.   Photo credits: Jeff Schmaltz, NASA, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Virginia Water Radio’s is a weekly broadcast/podcast produced by the Virginia Water Resources Research Center.  The home page is http://www.virginiawaterradio.org.  Have a listen or two!

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