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

Climate Models Predict Extreme Rains

Climate models forecast extreme rainfall http://climatenewsnetwork.net/climate-models-extreme-rainfall The Global Challenges Foundation’s annual report “Global Catastrophic Risks 2017” is based on the latest scientific research. It contains contributions from leading experts, and summarizes the current status of global efforts to manage catastrophic risks. The GCF has also commissioned an international survey, in which 8,000 members of the…

Expert explains link between Extreme Weather and Climate Change (March 2017)

Dr. Kevin Trenberth from the National Center for Atmospheric Research will explore the role of El Niño, climate change, and other influences on the weather and climate, and their role in recent costly and unusual extremes of weather, such as record breaking temperatures, drought and wildfires in the United States and around the world. –…

Worst Canadian Flood in Decades Footage Compilation (May 8-9 2017)

Persistent, steady rains soaking swaths of central and eastern Canada have created record precipitation levels triggering widespread flooding and put residents and governments on high alert. Lake Ontario hits record level after ‘unbelievable’ amounts of rain http://www.newyorkupstate.com/weather/2017/05/lake_ontario_levels_break_record_and_water_levels_are_still_rising.html Here are the climate science benchmarks of the Quebec floods http://www.nationalobserver.com/2017/05/08/news/here-are-climate-science-benchmarks-quebec-floods Canada flood damage worsens but heavy rains…

Ex-Cyclone Debbie’s Flooding Footage Towns underwater (30 + 31 March 2017)

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…