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27 May 2010
The MAIL calls this a shelf cloud. IT’s NOT. It’s a Cumulonimbus capillatus. Note to the MAIL: You have one of the World’s top experts on clouds. Pick up a copy of the CLOUD BOOK by Richard Hamblyn. It’s published by the MET OFFICE. Oh, and here is a shelf cloud: All you had to do was ask somebody who knew something about clouds… The soap box is now free….
In my last post I gave some of the reasons I thought we would see a very active hurricane season. Here is what the NOAA folks think. They released their forecast for the 2010 season today. As I expected it looks like it will be a mean year. Possibly one of the all time most active years. Here are NOAA’s numbers: An 85% chance of an above normal season. A …