Monthly Archives: May 2017

NOAA NHC: “Above-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year”

“Forecasters predict a 70 percent likelihood of 11 to 17 named storms (winds of 39 mph or higher), of which 5 to 9 could become hurricanes (winds of 74 mph or higher), including 2 to 4 major hurricanes (Category 3, … Continue reading

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Slowing Sea Level Rise Projections

In recent years there have been several projections regarding sea level rise, including claims that the oceans could rise up to 10 feet by 2100.  It is time to consider just how much weight we should give these projections as … Continue reading

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TC Donna Update

TC Donna located over the South Pacific about 337 NM northwest of Port Vila, Vanuatu currently has maximum winds of about 85 knots with hurricane force winds extending outward about 25 NM from the center. Maximum significant wave height is … Continue reading

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Tropical Cyclone Donna strengthens over South Pacific

Tropical Cyclone Donna over the South Pacific was located about 298 NM N-NE of Port Vila, Vanuatu and was moving towards the west at about 9 knots. Conditions are favorable for development as Donna is currently over warm 30C sea temperatures … Continue reading

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