FAIL: Despite Media Alarm, Back-to-Back Gulf Hurricanes Have Happened Before

Over the past few days, there’s been a persistent media buzz over the National Hurricane Center’s prediction of two hurricanes to hit New Orleans. Jason Dunning, a TV meteorologist at NBC2…

Hurricanes & climate change: detection

From Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on February 17, 2019 by curryja | by Judith Curry I am preparing a new Special Report on Hurricanes and Climate Change. This…

Building For the Past, Remembering the Future

From cliscep Michael Tobis (aka Dr. Doom) is someone I have opposed frequently and vehemently across the climate blogosphere. Nonetheless, he has a post up now that is thought-worthy, if…

Weather-related Natural Disasters: Should we be concerned about a reversion to the mean?

by Risk Frontiers July 31, 2017 Professor Roger Pielke Jr (University of Colorado Boulder) Roger is a long-term Research Fellow of Risk Frontiers and recently it was our pleasure to be…

Atlantic Hurricane Season Quietest in 45 Years

Image Credit: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) – National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) By WUWT Regular Just The Facts From the Insurance Journal: “The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season looks…

Some thoughts on cooler weather patterns in relation to tornadoes and hurricanes

Guest essay by Dr. Norman Page Most climate warming alarmists have recently realized that it is now counterproductive to attribute every and all extreme weather events (even cold snowy winters)…

Hurricane season begins with a new record hurricane drought for the USA

The Atlantic Hurricane season starts today, June 1st, 2013. While NOAA predicts an active Atlantic Hurricane Season, it is useful to note this other milestone of hurricane drought, a duration…

Tropical Storm Sandy

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach As at 2 PM Pacific time, here’s the current position of Sandy and the projected path. SOURCE: National Data Buoy Center I had said a…

Dr. Ryan Maue releases new hurricane frequency data showing a negative trend in the last 30 years

Meteorologist Dr. Ryan Maue has released the latest hurricane frequency data updated through September 2012 showing a continuation of depressed global major hurricane numbers. He announced on Twitter today: Still…

Hurricane Isaac's Stats

Don’t Underestimate a Cat. 1 State College, Pa. — 29 August 2012 — AccuWeather.com reports before pummeling Florida and the Gulf Coast of the U.S. with flooding rain, Isaac first…

Global hurricane activity at historical record lows: new paper

During the past 6-years since Hurricane Katrina, global tropical cyclone frequency and energy have decreased dramatically, and are currently at near-historical record lows.  According to a new peer-reviewed research paper…

Central Pacific storm looks like a hurricane, but is it?

Update:  HORRAY:  Tropical Storm Omeka was named!  Dec 20, 2010 If it looks like a duck…well, if this bird were in the Atlantic, it would have been named a while…

Hurricane Igor explodes to Category 4+

Update 11:00 PM EDT: Igor still intensifying, now at 130 knots (Cat 4) and now forecast to become a Category 5 within the next 12-hours. See NHC bulletin at the…

Watching Noel

There is a lot of intense interest out there in watching TS Noel to see if this disorganized system turns into a Hurricane when it hits the warmer waters of…

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