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Fred Weakens after Lashing Cape Verde Islands

Dr. Jeff Masters, September 1, 2015

Director of Meteorology, Weather Underground

Downgraded from hurricane status on Monday night, Tropical Storm Fred carved its way into the record books as it made the most direct hurricane strike on the Cape Verde islands in modern records. Meanwhile, the extremely active Pacific has made this the busiest Northern Hemisphere year to date in modern records in terms of accumulated energy from tropical cyclones.

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Godzilla Versus The Blob

Dr. Ricky Rood, August 31, 2015

Professor, University of Michigan

The political ramifications of statements by meteorologists and climatologists take away the ease of language, perhaps, the playfulness of communication.

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The Extraordinarily Active North Central Pacific TC Season

Dr. Phil Klotzbach, September 2, 2015

Research Scientist, Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University

The meteorological reasons behind the extraordinarily active North Central Pacific TC season are discussed. Several of the records that have been set are examined in detail.

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Hurricanes IGNACIO North of Hawaii / FRED Hits Cape Verde Islands/ El Niño Stronger!

Steve Gregory, August 31, 2015

Sr. Forecaster/Risk Analysis, Weather Intel Services

Hurricane IGNACIO Passes North of Hawaii / Hurricane FRED Hits Cape Verde Islands / El Niño Strengthens!

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Turn out the lights! How night fishing can produce GIANT bass!

Jim Root, August 31, 2015

Professional Bass Angler

"We arrived back at Union Springs with less than an hour of daylight when it occurred to me that this might be the perfect time for me to do the night fishing story that I'd been wanting to do for a couple weeks. And what we caught under that full moon was just heavenly."

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My Take on Erika

Lee Grenci, August 30, 2015

Retired Senior Lecturer and Forecaster, The Pennsylvania State University

I watched with interest the evolution of forecasts for Tropical Storm Erika as it approached the Caribbean Islands this past week. Fairly or unfairly, the first impression I got was that southern jog...

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Disability Stakeholder Organizations Commemorate Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary

Portlight, August 26, 2015

Disaster Relief Organization

Washington, DC - The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) and Portlight Strategies (Portlight), national disability stakeholder organizations, today issued the following statement commemorating the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina:

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El Nino forcing ramps up by fall

Zachary Labe, August 20, 2015

Northeast Weather Analyst

El Nino is certainly here and will be the dominate atmospheric long wave forcing mechanism over the next few months, particularly by late October. However, for now we can expect a continued quiet weather pattern across the East Coast.

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