Isaac takes aim – look out New Orleans and Biloxi

The track models have all been pointing to the Gulf coast rather than central Florida, this plot of 10 meter wind velocity through August 31st is from WeatherBell’s newly setup HWRF model website by hurricane expert Dr. Ryan Maue: The brown colors near the eye indicate sustained wind speeds of 100 to 130 knots (115…

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An active tropical Atlantic

The big worry of course is Tropical Storm Isaac, which may collide with Florida this coming week, just in time for the Republican National Convention in Tampa Monday. This from NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center The Atlantic Ocean is kicking into high gear with low pressure areas that have a chance at becoming tropical depressions, storms…

Debby, a lot of clouds, wind, rain – but no hurricane

NASA Sees Tropical Storm Debby’s Clouds Blanket Florida Two satellites have captured imagery that shows Tropical Storm Debby has thrown a large white blanket of clouds over the state of Florida, and it doesn’t seem like that blanket is going to lift quickly as Debby moves slowly north. NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Storm…

Tropical Storm Debby

Well it seems the Gulf Coast is in for a wet and windy start of the week. It will be interesting to see what hype the media tries to make out of this storm. I wonder if they learned anything from the overhype of hurricane tropical storm Irene last year? Here’s the latest tracks and…

Younger Dryas -The Rest of the Story!

WUWT readers may recall this recent story: New evidence of Younger Dryas extraterrestrial impact The story below provides much more detail about the Younger Dryas event and the split that has developed in the scientific community over the cause. I’ve added this graph below from NCDC to give readers a sense of time and magnitude of…

Friday Funny – screwy thinking for Earth Day

We’ve known for some time that the eco-minded tend to think that humans are a bad thing. For example, there’s the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement: That’s no joke, it is a real organization. What follows is something I thought was just a  clever April Fools Joke, but sadly turns out to be only too real.…