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Invest 94L in Western Caribbean Little Threat to Develop

Dr. Jeff Masters, October 24, 2014

Director of Meteorology, Weather Underground

The remains of Tropical Depression Nine, which dissipated over Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula on Wednesday night, were moving offshore of Belize into the Western Caribbean on Friday morning. This disturbance is being labeled Invest 94L by NHC. Belize radar and satellite loops show that 94L has only a few poorly-organized clusters of heavy thunderstorms over the Yucatan Peninsula, Belize, Honduras, Guatemala, and the adjacent waters.

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September 2014 Global Weather Extremes Summary

Christopher C. Burt, October 22, 2014

Weather Historian, Weather Underground

September was globally the warmest such on record according to NASA and NOAA. Deadly flooding affected the Kashmir region of India and Pakistan as well as in southern France, China, and Serbia. Record heat occurred in Jakarta, Indonesia and south-central Canada. It was the driest September on record for the U.K.

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Tropical Depression #9 Comes and Goes as Remnants of GONZALO Slam United Kingdom

Steve Gregory, October 23, 2014

Sr. Forecaster/Risk Analysis, Weather Intel Services

Tropical Disturbance will bring heavy rain to extreme South Florida with unseasonably warm weather nationwide during the upcoming week.

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Superstorm Sandy: To Warn or Not to Warn, That is the Question?

Dr. Marshall Shepherd, October 20, 2014

2013 President, American Meteorological Society
Director of Atmospheric Sciences, Univ. of Georgia

Two years after Superstorm Sandy, conversations about the storm are still inspiring, depressing, contentious, and uplifting at the same time. Author Kathryn Miles captures all of these adjectives in h...

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Musings on a Modest Proposal

Dr. Ricky Rood, October 20, 2014

Professor, University of Michigan

Presently, my analysis is that our federal model for supporting research and development is in a spiral of decline: increased volatility in programs, lower success rates in proposals, reduction of percentage of salary obtained in a proposal. There is no doubt that the political instability in Washington extends through to the day-to-day practice of science – perhaps, disruption is the goal of our science policy makers. It is counter to what a nation needs to compete in the world, and it is counter to what is needed to address the challenges we face as a nation and individuals.

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A Few Comments about “Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy”

Bryan Norcross, October 20, 2014

Hurricane Specialist, The Weather Channel

A review of the new book, "Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy" by Kathryn Miles.

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Disastrous: Left Behind

Portlight, October 22, 2014

Disaster Relief Organization

We’ll soon begin the touring phase of our photo documentary project, “Disastrous: Left Behind.” This collection of photographs illustrates the failures of non-inclusive emergency planning, and the often devastating aftermath for our community.

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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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