NOAA Forecasts a 2017 Above Normal Atlantic Hurricane Season

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:
Preparation http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/hurricane_preparedness.html
Hurricane Safety Tips and Resources http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/hurricane
Active storm map http://www.nhc.noaa.gov

Hurricane Nicole Bermuda Footage Compilation (Oct 13, 2016)


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

Katrina-like floods in North Carolina #Aerial Footage (Oct 10, 2016)


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

NASA Takes You Inside The Science Of Hurricane Matthew

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…

Aerial Footage: Haiti Town Destroyed By Hurricane Matthew


The pilot who took this video, which was provided by the non-profit organization Haitian Health Foundation, said Jeremie is “wiped out. Barely 1 percent of houses are standing. The people are alive … they survived. But soon, they may starve. They’re cut-off.” http://abcnews.go.com/International/aerial-video-captures-devastating-impact-hurricane-matthew-haiti/story?id=42606165

Hurricane Matthew Hispaniola U.S. Landfall Growing Threat

October 3, 2016: Colossal amounts of rain are soaking Haiti and the Dominican Republic as Category 4 Hurricane Matthew heads for an encounter with the western end of Hispaniola. http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/ As of the National Hurricane Center’s update at 8:00 pm EDT Monday, Matthew was located about 200 miles south of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, moving just east…

A world with this much CO²: lessons from 4 million years ago

With Dr Chris Brierley, UCL Geography In Spring last year, carbon dioxide concentrations passed 400 parts per million in the atmosphere — a level not seen since the Pliocene era (3-5 million years ago), and perhaps not even then. We know that the Pliocene was a warm world without glacial cycles, and that the climate…