Hurricane Bud is expected to bring 3 to 6 inches of rain to southwestern Mexico, with isolated amounts of 10 inches.
GOES-17 is an advanced new satellite designed to collect data on Earth’s weather, climate and environment by taking images at different wavelengths.
If their status changes, protections for the leatherbacks could be reduced.
A deputy has been filling in as director since Rick Knabb left in May.
Hurricane prediction science is improving, but at a frustratingly slow pace.