Tag Archives: Hurricane Irene

Tisdale on debunking AGW intensification claims about Irene

Previously on WUWT we saw this: Now Bob Tisdale does a numeric analysis along the track, finding some interesting results. Bill McKibben’s wacky claim seen here Climate activist McKibben bizarrely blames Hurricane Irene on global warming is now dead and buried. … Continue reading

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Bill Nye is the anti-science guy when it comes to global warming and hurricanes

Post by Dr. Ryan Maue (cross posted at my Policlimate) “Must watch TV: Nye expounds on theory of racism” Much “debate” has erupted in the liberal mainstream media concerning the effects of global warming on Hurricane Irene. With a few … Continue reading

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NHC issues final bulletin on Irene

BULLETIN POST-TROPICAL CYCLONE IRENE ADVISORY NUMBER  35 NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL       AL092011 1100 PM EDT SUN AUG 28 2011 …IRENE BECOMES POST-TROPICAL NEAR THE U.S./CANADIAN BORDER… SUMMARY OF 1100 PM EDT…0300 UTC…INFORMATION ———————————————– LOCATION…45.3N 71.3W ABOUT 50 MI…80 … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene 2011 – now tropical storm with 50 mph winds

At noon 8/28/11 PST, I’ve discontinued this thread as a “top post” on WUWT. NOTE: New posts will appear below this one while Irene is in play. UPDATE: at 5PM EST 8/28 Irene is a tropical storm with sustained winds … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene TV news reports – a bridge too far?

I just got done watching about 30 minutes of the special “Hurricane Irene Information” Channel 259 on DirecTV where they are carrying live reports from ABC7 out of New York City. I’ve watched many TV channels tonight like it. I … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene not packing much of a “punch” so far

One of the great things about Internet, technology, and personal weather stations today is that I can sit comfortably in my home in California and watch the storm progress on the other coast. This map from Weather Underground suggests that … Continue reading

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Climate activist McKibben bizarrely blames Hurricane Irene on global warming

Post by Dr. Ryan N. Maue Update:  Andrew Revkin writes a nice piece at his DotEarth NY Times blog that “very politely” repudiates McKibben.  Remember, the NY Times editorial board completely agrees with McKibben on the Tar Sands pipeline issue. … Continue reading

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NOAA Hurricane Image: Irene almost one-third the size of US east coast

From the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center NOAA satellites Hurricane Irene almost one-third the size of US east coast Hurricane Irene is a major hurricane, and NOAA/NASA satellite data shows its diameter is now about one-third the length of the U.S. Atlantic … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene Time Lapse Movie

48 hours of imagery from the GOES 13 satellite in one movie sequence. Shows development and strengthening over the path. The animation includes sped up infrared and visible frames of data from the GOES-13 satellite and is squeezed down to … Continue reading

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Imaging Hurricane Irene

From the NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center TRMM gets a look at Irene, the first hurricane of the Atlantic season The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission satellite has been busy measuring rainfall within Hurricane Irene, and forecasts call for between 5 and … Continue reading

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North Atlantic spawns 9th storm of season: Irene

Update:  Monday, August 22:  Hurricane Irene will likely rapidly intensify at some point over the next couple days becoming a major hurricane (maximum probably Category 4).  It is a large-storm with a massive wind field that will likely expand further … Continue reading

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