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CRISTOBAL heads Out to Sea / Invest 98 in GOM / Disturbance approaches CARIB

Dr. Jeff Masters, August 27, 2014

Director of Meteorology, Weather Underground

(By Steve Gregory - Subbing for Dr. Masters who is on Vacation.)

HURRICANE CRISTOBAL

CRISTOBAL is located about 360NM SE of Cape Hatteras moving North at around 11Kts. The storm remains a minimal hurricane with sustained surface winds around 65Kts. ALL models call for the storm to turn NNE and then NE at an accelerated pace as an upper air, mid-latitude TROF moves into the Northeastern US. While the storm may see some additional intensification from the high level divergent flow ahead of the NE U.S. TROF and associated baroclinic forcing – the s...

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Hurricane CRISTOBAL Northbound - ‘97L’ Needs Monitoring - Strong System over Africa

Steve Gregory, August 26, 2014

Sr. Forecaster/Risk Analysis, Weather Intel Services

HURRICANE CRISTOBAL

CRISTOBAL intensified into a hurricane early last night as wind shear eased a bit, and outflow improved somewhat to the North and south. Shear remains relatively hig...

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22 Years After Andrew

Bryan Norcross, August 24, 2014

Hurricane Specialist, The Weather Channel

Hurricane Andrew hit suburban Miami 22 years ago this morning. I can't let the day go by without recognizing some of the many amazing and skilled people who were helped me get through it.

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Climate Case Study: California Drought (1)

Dr. Ricky Rood, August 22, 2014

Professor, University of Michigan

I can’t help but think of the carnivores finding the easy pickings of the herds collected around the drying water holes at what would become the Agate Fossil Beds. Then, from that, we don’t have to be beardogs. We humans are unique because of our ability to remember, to reason, to develop and to accumulate knowledge; we have the ability to make decisions that influence the future of our environment.

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Five things you need to know before you go smallmouth fishing in NY.

Jim Root, August 18, 2014

Professional Bass Angler

If you're like most people you've probably heard stories of how legendary the smallmouth bass fishing is in NY. From Ontario, Erie, St. Lawrence, Oneida, Champlain, Cayuga, Susquehanna, you can find yourself hooking up with smallmouth in the 5-7+ pound range on every trip if you know what to look for, what to bring, and what to expect. Come unprepared, however, and you will leave with a coldness in your heart as deep as those lakes.

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Approach of the Climatological Fall

Zachary Labe, August 20, 2014

Northeast Weather Analyst

Seasonable weather will continue and finish off the climatological summer.

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Hurricane Relief 2014

Portlight, August 19, 2014

Disaster Relief Organization

Portlight is constantly planning and preparing for the response we will mount when disaster strikes. This season, we hope to deploy a new disaster shelter trailer, which will help us assist shelter operators in making their facilities fully accessible to people with all types of disabilities.

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