8.0 magnitude quake reported off west coast of Mexico – Tsunami possible

Still early, but here are the details we know from USGS: Magnitude 8.0 – 96km SW of Pijijiapan, Mexico Time 2017-09-08 04:49:17 (UTC) Location15.029°N 93.807°W Depth 35.0 km From the Pacific tsunami warning center:…

Monster Hurricane #Irma – sat measurements show it larger than the state of Florida is long

From  this imagery earlier, it certainly looks like it. It is certainly wider than the Florida Peninsula, and it’s diameter looks to be as large as Florida is long. From…

Hurricane Irma Is NOT the Most Powerful Atlantic Hurricane Ever Recorded… Part Deux

Guest post by David Middleton Caribbean battered as Irma, most powerful hurricane ever, makes landfall Winds of 151mph recorded before monitoring equipment is destroyed by the storm, as eye of…

Claim: Big Oil Must Pay for Harvey and Irma

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study claims that the contribution of big oil companies to hurricane intensity can be calculated with sufficient precision to determine how much fossil…

The making of a climate skeptic – at University

Foreword by Anthony Watts. This essay is written by a student at the University of Wyoming, who finds herself in the middle of a set of circumstances that are pushing…

Beauty and the Beasts – Hurricanes #Katia #Irma and #Jose in one spectacular image

It is not often that you get to see two Atlantic and one Gulf of Mexico hurricanes all at once on a single satellite image, but we live in “interesting…

Hurricane Irma Is NOT the Most Powerful Atlantic Hurricane Ever Recorded.

Guest post by David Middleton Hurricane Irma is really bad.  It may be the worst storm to hit the U.S. since 1935… But it is NOT the most powerful Atlantic…

Texas A&M Expert: Rainfall From Harvey Shattered Every Record

By Keith Randall, Texas A&M Marketing and Communications Hurricane Harvey was billed as a once-in-every-500-year event, and it more than lived up to its billing. It produced rainfall amounts that…

The sun belches out a 3rd X-class solar flare in as many days

Earlier this week, on Sept 4th, active sunspot AR2673 hurled a CME toward Earth. Now a second monster sized flare has been released from the same region. On Sept. 6th…

"Houston is open for business"

Guest post by David Middleton A week ago, this seemed unimaginable… Houston is open for business After much communication with those affected by Hurricane Harvey plus research, discussion, and intense…