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Hurricane Gonzalo sped by Southeast Newfoundland, Canada on Sunday morning as a Category 1 storm with 85 mph winds. Cape Race, Newfoundland measured sustained winds of 41 mph, gusting to 55 mph at 8:30 am local time; Cape Pine measured a gust of 66 mph. Despite traversing waters colder than 10°C (50°F), Gonzalo was still maintaining its tropical characteristics on Sunday morning, and had a respectable amount of heavy thunderstorms near its center. The hurricane can't maintain its tropical nature for much longer, and will become an extratropical storm by Sunday night. On T...
Brian Brettshneider of Borealis Scientific has done some impressive research concerning what the wettest calendar month of the year might be by employing data from 8,535 official NCDC sites from across the U.S. utilizing the latest 30 years of record (1981-2010). His conclusion is that June is, overall, most frequently the wettest month in the U.S. with 2,053 of the 8,535 sites reporting such. April, at the other end of the spectrum, reports only 76 sites of the 8,535 as their wettest month. This is a guest blog by Brian and below are the results of his research (both text and maps are his).
Hurricane ANA brings Tropical Storm winds to Kauai while milder Temperatures should develop across most of the nation this week.
I've been really fortunate this year to work with some of the best companies in the outdoor world. Now we've gotten together and created the biggest contest of year! The It's Raining Gear contest is going to bring a boat load of gear to one very lucky winner.
When NOAA's Curt Kaplan, an operational meteorologist colleague, emailed and said WxGeeks should really look at the upcoming fire season. We agreed. This was further heightened by the recent crash of ...
For the blog below. Been involved in a few discussions about the "role of Gulf Stream" in the current King Tide. Anybody with insights into the specific state of ocean dynamics (item 5) right now, have at it in the comments.
Portlight is monitoring the situation in the tropics as Hurricane Gonzalo is nearing Bermuda. We have reached out to stakeholders in preparation of His impact there.If needed, Portlight stands ready to assist in any way we can.
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