Living in Biloxi MS, have been here since '85 (first Hurricane was Elena).
By: hcubed, 6:16 PM GMT on August 19, 2013
...with Wilma in 2005 being the last major to hit the mainland US.
"...We've had five named storms so far in the Atlantic this year, which is more that average for this point in the season. Usually, the fifth named storm does not arrive until August 31. However, we are well behind average for the arrival of the season's first hurricane, which usually occurs by August 10. The season's second hurricane usually arrives by August 28. It is questionable if we ...
By: hcubed, 12:36 PM GMT on June 05, 2013
But the storm currently known as 91L is now sporting a pretty orange color (50%),
ABNT20 KNHC 051146
TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
800 AM EDT WED JUN 5 2013
FOR THE NORTH ATLANTIC...CARIBBEAN SEA AND THE GULF OF MEXICO...
A BROAD AREA OF LOW PRESSURE OVER THE CENTRAL GULF OF MEXICO IS PRODUCING A LARGE AREA OF DISORGANIZED THUNDERSTORMS AND STRONG GUSTY WINDS...
By: hcubed, 3:11 AM GMT on June 03, 2013
Several people are predicting an active season.
When you consider that there hasn't been a Major Hurricane to hit the US mainland since 2005 (Wilma - the twenty-second storm (including the subtropical storm discovered in reanalysis), thirteenth hurricane, sixth major hurricane, and fourth Category 5 hurricane of the record-breaking 2005 season), we hope it's not THAT active.
There is a "blob" out there in the GOM (listed as 91L).
By: hcubed, 1:40 AM GMT on May 21, 2013
...where at least 24 people, including nine children, were killed, the state medical examiner's office said.
Earlier reports of 51 deaths were wrong.
The tornado itself has been upgraded to an EF5 storm.
We'll continue to keep an eye on the news, but I want everyone to be assured of one thing (paraphrasing a comment made in February by Neapolitan):
"...Only a fool would make the claim that this terrible tornado was "caused...
By: hcubed, 6:05 AM GMT on May 17, 2013
...and again, a math teacher should have been used.
The main blog article (submitted by Angela Fritz) has the comment:
"...The study published Thursday is the first to take so many papers and authors into account. Doing a search on the popular science article website Web of Science for "climate change" or "global warming" produces over 12,000 results. Of these, 4,014 papers were identified to state a position on climate change. Among those, 3,8...
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