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I've been following Typhoon Dolphin via NASA's hurricane page. The technical writer has transformed the raw data into quirky narrative, with gems such as:
The Dolphin know as Typhoon Dolphin is going to give the Philippines a welcome early Christmas present – it's not going to make landfall there. and At 12:00 Zulu Time (7:00 a.m. EST) Dolphin was frolicking in the sea near 15.1 degrees north latitude and 130.4 degrees east longitude.

So I wrote a fan email:
I just wanted to drop a line to thank you for your lively updates on the NASA website. My colleague and I are tasked with following weather conditions in Latin America and the Caribbean and Asia and find your work very helpful and readable. Keep up the good work!

He hasn't responded so maybe he's actually out on the high seas somewhere.

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