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6 October 2015

Two Incredible Images

These two images speak for themselves. One is from the Suomi satellite, which can take images of the Earth lit by moonlight alone. and the second image needs little or no explanation…


5 October 2015

Incredible Rainfall In South Carolina, and Yes Climate Played A Role

Make no mistake, this was a flood event unlike any other in South Carolina and while Hurricane Joaquin never hit the coast, it holds a smoking gun. This flood was the result of several factors, an upper level low over the Southeast U.S. along with a large Canadian High over Eastern Canada, and climate change is in the mix as well since the oceans over this region (and globally) were …


1 October 2015

Historic Storm Threatens the Mid-Atlantic

Hurricane Joaquin is now a Cat 3 storm with 115 mph winds tonight, but even if it does not turn toward the Mid-Atlantic coastline, we will see a significant coastal Nor’easter across the Mid-Atlantic from New Jersey to North Carolina including the Delaware and Maryland Beaches. This is because of a strong pressure gradient between a large Canadian high pressure over New England and a low pressure system in the Carolinas. …