New Cape Verde tropical storm forms

One of the Cape Verde waves coming off Africa has resulted in a new tropical storm. Of course it is well away from North America at the moment, but this is the place that many big storms that make U.S. landfall get their start. Here is the bulletin: Advertisements

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Global Savings: Billion-Dollar Weather Events Averted by Global Warming

republished with permission from Master Resource by Chip Knappenberger “For every billion-dollar weather disaster identified as being ‘consistent with’ human-caused global warming, there are probably several other potential billion-dollar weather disasters that human-caused global warming averted.” Last week, the government’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) finalized its list of “Billion Dollar Weather/Climate Disasters” for 2012.…