28 August 2019

Some Climate Related Facts About the Big Trouble Brewing in The Caribbean

Posted by Dan Satterfield

GOES-16 image of Hurricane Dorian at 2110 GMT (5:10 PM US EDT) 28 Aug. 2019

There is an old saying among forecasters that “There is almost always a hurricane on the Atlantic weather map on Labor Day.” Well, Dorian exploded into a hurricane this morning, and it now looks ever more likely there will be a major hurricane near the Florida Coast early Monday (Labor Day).

A big hat tip to Katherine Hayhoe for this link about how climate change is impacting hurricanes.