Hurricane


cyclones
Ian Livingston, a weather forecaster, writes in the Washington Post regarding something that is quite unprecedented. It has been predicted by various climate models that a warming world will result in more intense tropical cyclones, and that is exactly what is happening. Ian lays it all out … Category 5 […]

Five Category 4+ tropical cyclones have struck U.S. soil in 14 months.


hurricane
Over at Penn State ESSC (Earth System Science Center) have issued a 2018 Hurricane forecast … ESSC scientist Michael E. Mann, alumnus Michael Kozar, and researcher Sonya K. Miller have released their seasonal prediction for the 2018 North Atlantic hurricane season, which officially starts on June 1st and runs through […]

Hurricane Season – What is coming in 2018?


hurricane intensity
The observation that we are seeing Hurricanes that are unprecedented and also of a size never seen before in the West Atlantic will quite naturally inspire many to wonder if there is a Climate Change connection. There is. This is because Climate Change does indeed directly increase Hurricane intensity. As […]

Does Climate Change really Impact Hurricane intensity?



hurricane category 6
The Saffir/Simpson Hurricane Scale describes five distinct categories for Hurricanes. The name is of course rooted in who it all came from. Back in 1971, Herbert Saffir and also Robert Simpson created it as a simple way to communicate the impact that a Hurricane was about to have and so assigning a specific category […]

Do we now need a Category 6 for a Hurricane?