Hurricane #Irma just entered "Beast Mode" – satellite estimates Cat5

Hurricane expert Dr. Ryan Maue says tonight: Oh my … Hurricane #Irma just entered “beast mode” … incredible convection flaring. Satellite estimates now > T 7.0 and Category 5. He adds: There it is T 7.0 140-knots Category 5 satellite estimate from ADT (raw) GOES-16: Tonight’s @NHC_Atlantic will likely put Hurricane #Irma 120-hour location over…

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Roger Pielke Jr.: "The Hurricane Lull Couldn’t Last"

Guest post by David Middleton Common sense from Roger Pielke Jr… COMMENTARY The Hurricane Lull Couldn’t Last The U.S. hadn’t been hit by a Category 3 or stronger storm since Katrina in 2005. We were overdue. By Roger Pielke Jr. Aug. 31, 2017 7:09 p.m. ET Activists, journalists and scientists have pounced on the still-unfolding…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #282

Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President   Houston Flooding – Resilience Needed: America’s great fortune of no major hurricanes (category 3 or above) making landfall ended after almost 12 years. As stated in last week’s TWTW, Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas…