Tropical Storm Cindy, caused widespread flooding and power outages https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/this-week-made-it-clear-climate-change-is-a-threat-to-our-infrastructure/2017/06/23/2ae38e30-576b-11e7-ba90-f5875b7d1876_story.html Reed Timmer https://twitter.com/ReedTimmerAccu Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters: Overview https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/billions Tropical Depression Cindy Slogs Through Arkansas https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/tropical-depression-cindy-slogs-through-arkansas Brian McNoldy, radar loop https://twitter.com/BMcNoldy/status/878316977369956356 Leaf River hydrograph http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=mob&gage=mclm6 Tropical Storm Cindy spawns Alabama tornado http://www.cbsnews.com/videos/tropical-storm-cindy-spawns-alabama-tornado Cindy’s remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/cindy-expected-drench-tennessee-kentucky-west-virginia-48229317 Tropical Storm…
This episode reports on the extreme weather in the USA including Tropical Storm Cindy; a windstorm in Canada; Tropical Storm Bret; A landslide in Guatemala and the European heatwave.
Tropical Storm Cindy Triggers Flooding Along Gulf Coast; State of Emergency Declared in Alabama https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/tropical-storm-cindy-impacts-gulf-coast Deadly heat waves becoming more common due to climate change http://edition.cnn.com/2017/06/19/world/killer-heat-waves-rising/index.html Phoenix Flights Cancelled Because It’s Too Hot For Planes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E75PeHDnkBw ‘This is on another level’: They came, they camped, they baked at Death Valley http://edition.cnn.com/2017/06/20/us/death-valley-california-extreme-heat/index.html Number of heat days…
Gerry Bell of NOAA gives an update on the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook (typically lasting from June 1 to November 30), and how to prepare for the hurricane season.
More info from NOAA available at:
Hurricane Safety Tips and Resources http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane
Active storm map http://www.nhc.noaa.gov
Go to http://www.climatedots.org to to connect the dots between extreme weather, and join Climate Impacts Day on 5/5/12.
National Warnings Summary http://www.bom.gov.au/australia/warnings Residents of low-lying parts of Logan and the Gold Coast have been told to move to higher ground as a “wall of water” heads towards the region. The Gold Coast council has told residents near the northern suburbs of Stapylton and Jacobs Well to evacuate, and warned those who remain behind…
Cyclone Debbie’s impact on the Queensland coast, after making landfall. The full extent of impacts will become more visible in the days ahead. The system continues to slowly move inland after unleashing its full force on Queensland’s north coast. References Cyclone Debbie https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone_Debbie Category 3 Tropical Cyclone Debbie Pounding Queensland, Australia https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/category-3-tropical-cyclone-debbie-pounding-queensland-australia Climate Council warns…
March 27, 2017: Tropical Cyclone Debbie has intensified to category four and is expected to hit the north Queensland coast on Tuesday morning, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned. Related news Sat images via http://www.goes.noaa.gov/f_himawari-8.html Evacuations ordered as Australia braces for cyclone http://www.abc17news.com/weather/queensland-braces-for-nasty-cyclone-debbie/418278207 Cyclone Debbie reaches category four, thousands in low-lying Mackay areas told…
Category 3 Hurricane Nicole is pounding Bermuda after putting on an impressive round of rapid intensification that saw the hurricane top out as a Category 4 storm with 130 mph winds early Thursday morning.
Category 3 Hurricane Nicole Pounding Bermuda https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/category-3-hurricane-nicole-pounding-bermuda
NASA Sees Large Dangerous Hurricane Nicole Closing in on Bermuda http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2016/nicole-atlantic-ocean
President Obama declared a federal emergency in North Carolina, where Hurricane Matthew has killed over a dozens of people. Rescuers are still pulling people on board to safety, but flooding have left thousands stranded without living areas. Hurricane Matthew Floodwaters Slowly Recede https://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/comment.html?entrynum=3476
Music by Kevin MacLeod https://www.youtube.com/user/kmmusic/featured
Teaser image via FEMA
We’re talking about the science behind Hurricane Matthew using NASA satellite observations from space. NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurement Mission or GPM core satellite saw tremendous amounts of rainfall throughout Haiti. GPM has now captured Matthew near the Florida coast undergoing an eyewall replacement cycle, a process that may re-intensify the storm. NASA scientists Dr. Owen…
October 7, 2016: Storm impact footage from around the Florida coast. Storm Advisories @ http://www.nhc.noaa.gov