From Florida to Virginia, states are recovering from multiple punches thrown at them by Hurricane Michael. Meteorologically, Michael had the third-lowest pressure reading of any storm to strike the United States mainland.
Oct 11, 2018 • The world over, a tiny organism is causing a big problem. Cyanobacteria, unicellular algae that live mostly in fresh water, are growing in abundance.
The images coming out of the panhandle of Florida are exactly what you would expect from a category 4 storm making landfall with 150+ mph winds. Even Georgia, my home state, experienced major (category 3+) hurricane damage for the first time in over a century.
My 25 years of experience as a research meteorologist placed an uncomfortable feeling in my stomach as I monitored Hurricane Michael before going to bed. The hurricane rapidly intensified to a dangerous Category 4 storm.
There is a very famous saying that atmospheric scientists like myself learned along the way in our undergraduate or graduate studies. It goes,
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The tropics remain active, and the Gulf Coast of the United States now faces a hurricane threat this week. The models started hinting at potential development last week.
Hurricane Hermine made landfall in the Big Bend area of Florida in 2016. It came ashore with maximum sustained winds around 80 mph with a central pressure of 982 mph (Category 1).
At exactly 2:18 pm on October 3rd, I received mine. A presidential alert sent to my mobile phone. It read, “THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless System.
The nation has been glued to the television, social media, and airwaves as the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Judge Kavanaugh plays out.
This week I attended the 6th Annual HBCU Climate Change Conference in New Orleans. As I listened to legendary scientist Dr. Robert Bullard discuss forces against him in the environmental justice field over the years, something strongly resonated.