The Transitition to Fall is Beginning

Even though it’s still summer, the slide to fall has started. The big change right now is the beginning  decrease in daily total light and s…

Watching 4 Storms in the Tropics

In all of the years that I’ve been going to the National Hurricane Center’s site, I don’t think I’ve ever seen this much activity over the A…

Summer Storm Spins Over Arctic

(Maria-José Viñas, NASA)-An unusually strong storm formed off the coast of Alaska on August 5 and tracked into the center of the Arctic Ocea…

NOAA Raises Hurricane Season Prediction

(NOAA)-This year’s Atlantic hurricane season got off to a busy start, with 6 named storms to date, and may have a busy second half, accordin…

Photos: Tropical Storm Ernesto

Ernesto has been the strongest storm to form in the Atlantic Ocean since the hurricane season began June 1.  In this picture, people survey …

Torrential rains deluge Philippines

Massive flooding has turned parts of the Philippines into what one top government official called a “water world.”  In this image, men cross…

July 2012: Hottest on Record

(NCDC)- July 2012: hottest month on record for contiguous United States Drought expands to cover nearly 63% of the Lower 48; wildfires consu…

Los Angeles Earthquake

My twitter feed came alive with reports of an earthquake out west early this morning. The center is near Los Angeles…about 30 miles Southeas…

3 Systems…Tropical Trouble

As the models have been forecasting, things are quite hot in the tropics right now, both literally and figuratively speaking.  We’ve got 3 s…

Coolest morning so far this month!

It was the coolest morning, so far this month of August.   Temperatures were in the 50s for many areas around the state. Some of the lowest …