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NBC Bay Area: SJSU Examines Typhoon For Weather Models, Trends

Helping Typhoon Victims

Professor Alison Bridger discusses the typhoon.

Posted by NBC Bay Area Nov. 8, 2013.

By Damian Trujillo

Aid workers are still assessing the damage caused by the huge typhoon that struck the Philippines Thursday.

Back here in the Bay Area, experts are awestruck about the size and magnitude of the storm.

The storm’s size is estimated at about 500 miles wide, bigger than Katrina, said Alison Bridger, San Jose State University’s meteorology department chair.

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