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Major Hurricane Gonzalo Gives an “Eye-opening” Performance

NASA and NOAA satellites have been providing continuous coverage of Hurricane Gonzalo as it moves toward Bermuda. NASA’s Terra satellite saw thunderstorms wrapped tightly around the center with large bands of thunderstorms wrapping into it. NOAA’s GOES-East satellite provided [an] “eye-opening” view of Gonzalo, still a Category 4 hurricane on Oct. 16. A hurricane warning…

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The Weather History Time Machine

From Sand Diego State University – A program created by Samuel Shen allows researchers to look back in time to see how precipitation across the globe contributed to major weather events. Shen and colleagues created a video (which follows) showcasing their historical precipitation data. At 00:31 (July 1933 – June 1934), you can see the…

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Possible record low number of tornadoes in Oklahoma

From Oklahoma Mesonet – State Climatologist Gary McManus – (h/t to WUWT reader Patricia) Will Oklahoma set a tornado record this year?? Finally, a climate/weather extreme we can all be happy about…a possible record low number of tornadoes this year. I’ve done all the searching/perusing/data mining allowed on a browser for OK tornado counts this…