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2013: slowest Atlantic hurricane season in 30 years

A couple of days ago, Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. updated his famous graph of hurricane drought, and despite some ribbing from me on what could happen in May 2014, has confidently extended the drought out to the start of the … Continue reading

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Countdown to a hurricane lateness record

While Joe Bastardi forecasts a huricane within 72 hours… The system in the eastern atlantic should ramp up rapidly and be a hurricane within 72 hours http://t.co/svQiDidwIi— Joe Bastardi (@BigJoeBastardi) September 08, 2013 …the clock is ticking on a satellite … Continue reading

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NOAA: Atlantic hurricane season on track to be above-normal

NOAA issued its updated Atlantic hurricane season outlook today saying the season is shaping up to be above normal with the possibility that it could be very active. The season has already produced four named storms, with the peak of … Continue reading

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White House deletes factual Tweet about presidential hurricanes

This makes you wonder what the White House sees as threatening about this information? NYT’s Andrew Revkin points out the inanity of it: Whatever your views on #AGW, disturbing to see @WhiteHouse delete factual tweet on hurricane history: wp.me/pPrQ9-lnV Open … Continue reading

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Hurricane season begins with a new record hurricane drought for the USA

The Atlantic Hurricane season starts today, June 1st, 2013. While NOAA predicts an active Atlantic Hurricane Season, it is useful to note this other milestone of hurricane drought, a duration not seen since 1900. As of today, it has been … Continue reading

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NOAA predicts active 2013 Atlantic hurricane season

From NOAA: In its 2013 Atlantic hurricane season outlook issued today, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting an active or extremely active season this year. For the six-month hurricane season, which begins June 1, NOAA’s Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook says there is a … Continue reading

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WUWT gets results

Readers may recall yesterday that I posted this story : As hurricane season starts, the FSU hurricane season forecast is the odd man out citing “active”. This was from the FSU press release at Eurekalert here which headlines “Hurricane season … Continue reading

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* As hurricane season starts, the FSU hurricane season forecast is the odd man out citing “active”

*UPDATE: FSU has made a change, the press agent writes to me with this update: The lead researcher on the hurricane forecast has requested a change to the headline to make it clearer, and I have made that change to … Continue reading

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Global Tropical Cyclone activity is at 33-year lows

Dr. Ryan N. Maue’s 2010 Global Tropical Cyclone Activity Update Update to include Rush Limbaugh’s discussion on his radio show of this posting … With the 2010 North Atlantic hurricane season winding down without a United States hurricane landfall, Drudge … Continue reading

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Nicole lasts all of 6-hours as a named tropical storm

Easy come, easy go.  Nicole was upgraded from TD16 at 11 AM and dissipated as a tropical storm at 5 PM.  Nicole joins Tropical Storm Chris from 2000 as the only other 6-hour 35-knot maximum sustained wind tropical storm [since … Continue reading

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Hurricane Julia explodes — Atlantic has two coincident Category 4 hurricanes, very rare

UPDATE 5 AM AST: Second time in 100-years two coincident Category 4′s in the Atlantic…together, Igor and Julia have the highest coincident intensities on record. Two major hurricanes exist simultaneously in the North Atlantic, a rare occurrence.  With the current … Continue reading

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Atlantic hurricane season halfway point

Tropical Storm Hermine rapidly developed and has moved into South Texas soaking rather moist ground from previous Hurricane Alex and TD2.  Scattered areas of interest in the Atlantic include the remnants of Gaston and a couple African Easterly Waves about … Continue reading

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Earl sputters and the Atlantic quiets down a bit

Hurricane Earl is quickly losing steam as it barrels northward and begins its recurvature in the middle latitudes.  The main threat to New England will be a broad area of tropical storm force winds with gusts near hurricane force.  Yet, … Continue reading

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