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  • Tropical Storms

    Tropical cyclone is a generic term referring to a storm that forms in tropical regions that is essentially a "warm-core" storm without fronts or other weather features associated with it. In the Central Pacific there are three types of tropical cyclones, each defined by their associated wind speeds.Tropical Depression: Winds up to 38 mph and
  • Tsunamis

    TSUNAMISThe phenomenon we call a "tsunami" is a series of traveling ocean waves of extremely long length and period, generated by disturbances associated primarily with earthquakes occurring below or near the ocean floor. Underwater volcanic eruptions and landslides can also generate tsunamis, although these sources are significantly less frequent.
  • The 15th Wing Shield

    BLAZON: Or, on a bend Azure, two terrestrial lightning flashes issuant from base of the first, overall a gun sight counterchanged, all within a diminished bordure of the first.Attached below the shield, a White scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "15TH WING" in Blue letters.SIGNIFICANCE:Ultramarine blue and Air Force yellow are



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