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Claim: East coast ‘Monster hurricanes’ linked to previous warm periods, current data suggests otherwise

A new press release from AGU, suggests past data shows this to be true, but Dr. Philip Klotzbach suggests this graph of current data and notes: “Florida Peninsula and East Coast has seen a downturn in major hurricanes. Only 40% as many impacts the past 50 yrs.” Monster hurricanes reached US Northeast during prehistoric periods…

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The Legend of the ‘Kamikaze Typhoons’

From the Geological Society of America: Boulder, Colo., USA – In the late 13th century, Kublai Khan, ruler of the Mongol Empire, launched one of the world’s largest armada of its time in an attempt to conquer Japan. Early narratives describe the decimation and dispersal of these fleets by the “Kamikaze” of CE 1274 and…

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NOAA touts hurricane season forecast success

Via NOAA press release: Atlantic hurricane season stays quiet as predicted Improved model, new surge forecast products and research projects debuted The Atlantic hurricane season will officially end November 30, and will be remembered as a relatively quiet season as was predicted. Still, the season afforded NOAA scientists with opportunities to produce new forecast products,…

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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…