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Canadian Ice Shelf Collapses

Near the far northern tip of Canada, there's a lot of ice. But that ice is melting because of Global Warming. NASA has confirmed that the Milne Ice Shelf has collapsed - shrinking by about 40% in just 2 days…

Isaias Was Very Destructive

Although the storm was "only" a category 1 hurricane at its peak, Isaias caused a tremendous amount of damage - likely topping $1bill. For starters it knocked out power to 6.8 million customers from Puerto Rico, up the eastern US,…

Isaias in the Record Books

The flooding caused by Isaias at Myrtle Beach was the 3rd highest in the last 40 years - only eclipsed by Hugo and Matthew. Also note the wind gusts from Isaias at it made landfall last night. The wind is…

Isaias Update

Isaias is now moving slower and the result is that it will arrive along the South Carolina coast on Monday night. The best estimate is that Isaias will be a tropical storm at that point. The impacts for us in…

Hurricane Isaias Update

Hurricane Isaias is still on track to impact coastal South Carolina on Monday. On the current track the strongest winds and heaviest rain will be along the coast - with smaller impacts inland. That said, the cone of uncertainty is…

Isaias is Now A Hurricane

Isaias has quickly turned into a hurricane and it's headed towards the coastal waters of Florida and the Carolinas. A lot can change in the next few days, but the best estimate at this time is that the center of…

New Tropical Warning

A storm system in the Atlantic will likely strengthen and become Tropical Storm Isaias in the next day or so. Below is the projected path over the next 5 days. Please stay tuned for updates.

2 Storms in the Tropics

Tropical Depression 8 in the Gulf of Mexico is headed towards Texas.  It's still a depression because its sustained winds are not up to 39 mph. The storm will likely strengthen some over the next few days and become Tropical…

Tropical Storm Gonzalo

Tropical Storm Gonzalo now has sustained winds at 50 mph. On its current track it'll be south of the Dominican Republic by Sunday. It's still too early to say for sure, but the possibility of the storm having any impact…

Tropics Acting Up

There's a new storm system in the tropics. It's Tropical Depression 7. It's still only a depression because its winds are not strong enough to be a tropical storm. Here's the projected path over the next several days.

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