The Day After Super Typhoon Mangkhut

The Day After Super Typhoon Mangkhut Typhoon Mangkhut, known in the Philippines as Typhoon Ompong, is known as the strongest typhoon to strike Luzon since Megi in 2010, and the strongest typhoon to make landfall in the Philippines since Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013. Mangkhut made landfall in the Philippine province of Cagayan on September…

Hurricane FLORENCE Storm Chaser Compilation

Hurricane Florence footage compilation, covering Saturday 12th to early 14th, 2018. For a current situation summary visit Wunderground here https://www.wunderground.com/cat6/Florence-Continues-Lash-Coastal-Carolina-Record-Surge-Beaufort-40-Rains-Possible Sources Live coverage Hurricane Florence https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QA3rPY_1t88 Jeff Piotrowski https://twitter.com/Jeff_Piotrowski Accuweather Reed Timmer https://twitter.com/ReedTimmerAccu Weather Nation https://twitter.com/WeatherNation Nearly 150 people trapped in New Bern, N.C., as small city is battered by Florence https://www.nbcnews.com/news/weather/nearly-150-people-trapped-new-bern-n-c-small-city-n909551 Frying Pan Ocean…

Hurricane Florence May the Force be with the U.S.

Hurricane Florence could be among the biggest storms to ever hit the U.S.

Sources

Reed Timmer https://twitter.com/ReedTimmerAccu

Jeff Piotrowski https://twitter.com/Jeff_Piotrowski

Frying Pan Ocean Cam https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deG4NxkouGM

Dakota Smith https://twitter.com/weatherdak/status/1039995315510624256

ISS footage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvTmdIhYnes

Beach cam http://surfchex.com

Music by Epic Stock Media http://epicstockmedia.com

Additional sources, Lucasfilm, Paramount Pictures, NASA, NOAA, The White House, and Pixabay

Stormchaser Escapes Hurricane Florence Surge

Hurricane Florence outer bands have begun to pound the coast of North Carolina. Web cam, and stormchaser footage document the beginning of stormy and wet days ahead. Footage from September 13th, 2018.

Sources

Frying Pan Ocean Cam powered by EXPLORE.org https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deG4NxkouGM
Reed Timmer https://twitter.com/ReedTimmerAccu
Jeff Piotrowski https://twitter.com/Jeff_Piotrowski

Music by Epic Stock Media http://epicstockmedia.com

Hurricane Florence Stalling connected to Jet Stream

Amy Goodman from Democracy Now interviews Mike Mann on Hurricane Florence, and the connection to climate change. How the weaker jet stream comes in. My colleagues have shown the weakening over the past decades here in Science https://twitter.com/rahmstorf/status/1039618555128557569

Watch the full interview https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9OuVTEfBatY

Hurricane Florence may Stress Test Brunswick Nuclear Power Plant

The Brunswick nuclear power plant is a couple of miles near Wilmington, at the Ocean. With model forecasting Hurricane Florence to potentially making landfall near the site.

Sources

“Are Coastal Nuclear Power Plants Ready for Sea-Level Rise?” https://www.hakaimagazine.com/features/are-coastal-nuclear-power-plants-ready-for-sea-level-rise/

Brunswick Nuclear Generating Station https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brunswick_Nuclear_Generating_Station

Expert on Strong Hurricanes and the Future (2018)

The Devastating 2017 Hurricane Season: Opportunities, Challenges, and Future Directions for the Weather Enterprise.

Kerry Emanuel: Connections to Climate and Future Research Opportunities (2018) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lf8nb0wo28

MIT’s Kerry Emanuel on Climate and Stronger Hurricanes (2015) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHS7bV9o5VA

Tropical cyclones and climate change https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tropical_cyclones_and_climate_change

Lightning: A New Essential Climate Variable https://eos.org/project-updates/lightning-a-new-essential-climate-variable

FOOTAGE: Hurricane Lane Starts to Flood Hawaiin Islands

Hurricane Lane reached Category 5 strength on August 21 with top sustained winds near 160 mph and a minimum central pressure of 940 mb. On August 22, Hurricane Lane drew close to Hawaii, prompting hurricane warnings and watches on the islands. Whether or not Lane makes landfall in Hawaii, the storm could bring damaging tropical-storm-force…

Trends in Hurricane Activity (2018)

Tropical cyclones, which are called hurricanes in the Atlantic, are one of the most destructive weather phenomena. This presentation will explore the links between climate and tropical cyclones, with a focus on how hurricanes and tropical cyclones have changed in the past, and what we think they will do in the future. http://www.atkinson.cornell.edu/events/ClimateChangeSem.php Speaker: Gabriel…

Kerry Emanuel: 2017 Hurricanes a taste of Future

Climate scientist Kerry Emanuel describes physics behind expected increase in storm strength due to climate change. http://news.mit.edu/2017/kerry-emanuel-hurricanes-are-taste-future-0921 Video via Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences MIT https://www.youtube.com/user/EAPSweb/videos Speaker: Kerry A. Emanuel, Cecil & Ida Green Professor of Atmospheric Science, Co-Director of the Lorenz Center Natural disasters are the result of the interaction of a natural phenomenon…

Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria Extreme Flood Footage 9/21/17

Maria brought extreme rainfall amounts to large portions of Puerto Rico that caused record or near-record flash flooding. Numerous stations in Puerto Rico recorded rainfall amounts in excess of ten inches. Rainfall amounts in excess of 47 inches in 24 hours were recorded at three stations on the southwest side of El Yunque, the high…