The peak of hurricane season is upon us! We discuss some of the storms going on at the time of this recording, as well as some basics about tropical systems. How they work, what sizes they can be and what storm surge is.
Recent Weather News
- How to help Louisiana Flood Victims
- Midwest Tornado Outbreak
- Deadly lightning strike kills 323 Reindeer
Some Tropical Links:
- Tropical Storm Hermine
- National Hurricane Center
- Becky's blog on Hermine-impacts to Delmarva, New Jersey and southern New England beaches
- What are hurricanes?
- Saffir Simpson Scale
- Sea Temperatures
This week's musical outro: "Trying To Reason With Hurricane Season" by Jimmy Buffet.
The photo above is courtesy of the NASA Earth Observatory taken on September 1, 2016.