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  • The great holiday weekend storm of 1962
    The great holiday weekend storm of 1962
    In 1962, on the 12th of October (and continuing into the early hours of October 13) Hurricane Frieda wreaked enormous damage in Greater Vancouver. Gusts reached 78 mph (125 k/ph) at the Sea Island Weather Station. Windows of downtown department...
  • Visitors sight a whale in Los Cabos
    Trip to Los Cabos: Verify if your hotel is operating
    If you plan to visit Los Cabos, Mexico from October to December 2014, take notice that some hotels will be closed for three months to get repaired after they were damaged by the hurricane Odile last September 14, 2014. Did you book your trip to...
  • Almanac
    Multiple shipwrecks, hurricane remnants, and record cool air
    Multiple shipwrecks, hurricane remnants, and record cool air top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 25.1851 - The wood side-wheel...
  • 2014 Accumulated Cyclone Energry (ACE) data through Sept. 19
    Update on the 2014 hurricane season
    In recent years, there has been a growing trend by many in the meteorological community (media and scientists) to predict expected seasonal tropical cyclone frequency in the Atlantic and Eastern and Central Pacific Basins. Most predictions are...
  • Almanac
    Tropical rain, shipwrecks and record heat
    Tropical rain, shipwrecks and record heat top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on September 14.1867 - The wood schooner, 2-mast Wellington,...
  • Almanac
    Wrecked barges, hurricane Ike and record heat
    Wrecked barges, hurricane Ike and record heat top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center (SPC) archives here are the events that happened on September 13.1890 - The...
  • Forming thunderstorm in a hurricane
    Norbert a disappointment with no rain for San Diego
    The once hurricane Norbert failed to provide much needed rain to San Diego as it was predicted to do. Norbert began to form just off the shores of southern Baja California where it intensified into a hurricane near Cabo san Lucas. It remained a...
  • Spaghetti plots explained
    Spaghetti plots explained
    Listen to any TV weather report concerning Atlantic Ocean area tropical storms and hurricanes and you’ll hear the term, “spaghetti plot” mentioned. Today (Sun., Aug. 24, 2014), spaghetti plots (Fig. 01) surfaced as soon as...
  • Hurricane Julio
    Walkabout rescue at sea during Hurricane Julio
    Three sailors—Ben Nealy (61), Lee Nealy (22) and Mike Vanway (22)— caught in Hurricane Julio were rescued at sea on Monday, August 11, after their 42’ sailboat Walkabout was disabled—a hatch and their life raft were blown...
  • Hurricane season
    Hawaii: It's time to be prepared for hurricane season again!
    Aloha all you environmental readers!Did you know that once again it is hurricane season!Do you think you're ready for a hurricane in caseit does hit the islands?What is a hurricane?Hurricane came from a Spanish word called "huracan"...
  • Almanac
    Record cold, heavy rain, severe thunderstorms, and a tornado
    Record cold, heavy rain, severe thunderstorms, and a tornado top the list of Michigan weather events on this day in history. From the National Weather Service archives here are the events that happened on August 4.1894 - The second record cool...
  • Arthur offers an opportunistic spin on hurricane math
    Arthur offers an opportunistic spin on hurricane math
    Hurricane Arthur is now exiting the North Carolina Outer Banks, and racing toward the Canadian Maritime provinces, enroute to its demise during the next few days (Fig. 1). Such is the case with these tropical weather systems. Born of tropical heat...
  • Hurricane Arthur still strong and racing away from NC
    Hurricane Arthur has 100 mph winds back over Atlantic. Radar loop crossing NC
    Category 2 Arthur maintains 100 mph winds after spending 6 hours crossing eastern North Carolina. Much of that was in close contact with Pamlico Sound helping to maintain its intensity.Arthur is racing to the northeast at 23 mph, so it will be out...
  • Hurricane Arthur
    Hurricane Arthur Churns Along the Eastern Seaboard
    The first named storm of the 2014 Atlantic Hurricane season has develop and already poses a threat to some land areas along the eastern United States. This system originated off the eastern shores of Florida earlier this week and has finally...
  • Hurricane Arthur on Independence Day
    Hurricane Arthur prompts Tropical Storm Warning for Ocean City MD
    For starters: Severe storms are possible in central Maryland (into PA and VA) today but that is from a cold front and NOT related to Arthur. Interests along the southern Chesapeake Bay, Ocean City, MD and southward will be the edge if the impact...