Building Mountains, Coaxing Rain

By: HurrikanEB, 7:45 PM GMT on June 09, 2016

The United Arab Eremites is a small country, roughly the size of South Carolina, located on the Arabian Peninsula. Like many middle eastern nations, the UAE is very dry and is primarily desert. The coastal areas where most of its people live typically receive about two to four inches of rain per year. By comparison, New York State typically sees at least that much rainfall each month. Last month, the Washington Post ran an article entitled "The UAE may build a mount...

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Updated: 8:06 PM GMT on June 09, 2016

The "Hurricane Drought"

By: HurrikanEB, 1:25 AM GMT on June 02, 2016

Today, June first, marks the official beginning of the 2016 Atlantic Hurricane Season. As we enter this year's hurricane season, it is already at somewhat of an unprecedented crossroads. The reason isn't because Tropical Storm Bonnie swamped coastal South Carolina days before the season began, nor even because Hurricane Alex became a rare January storm, rather, the main spectacle heading into this season is that the United States has gone a full decade without recei...

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Updated: 1:35 AM GMT on June 02, 2016

2009 Predictions

By: HurrikanEB, 3:12 AM GMT on May 31, 2009

Ana------- June 13, 2009------ TS(50-60)--- Bill------ July--------------- TS(55-65)--- Claudette- July--------------- TS(50-60)--- Danny----- July--------------- C2(100-110)-Erika----- August------------- C1(75-85)---Fred------ August------------- TS(65-75)---Grace----- August------------- C3(120-130)-Henri----- September---------- C1(80-90)---Ida------- September---------- C4(145/50)--Joaquin--- September---------- C1(75-85)---Kate------ October------------ C...

World's Oldest Person

By: HurrikanEB, 4:29 AM GMT on February 01, 2009

Uzbekistan Claims World's Oldest Woman AOL(Jan. 31) – Uzbekistan officials say they have found the world's oldest woman and, if her age proves to be accurate, she would be the oldest documented person to have ever lived, according to BBC News. Tuti Yusupova's birth certificate says she was born in 1880, officials told the BBC. That would make her 128, six years older than the previously oldest documented person -- Frenchwoman Jeanne Calment, who died at age 122 on...

92l update

By: HurrikanEB, 7:11 PM GMT on August 13, 2008

92l synopsis:92l is looking much better than it did 24hours ago and it now has decent convection over the center.Track:The latest modle runs have 92 passing over or just north of the Greater antillies(hispanola and Cuba), and nearing the central bahamas in 5 daysclimatology:Most depressions that have passed through where 92l is have driven up the greater antillies, into the caribbean and eventually the gulf. only 2 have recurved out to sea. Intensity:Some of the mod...

Updated: 7:13 PM GMT on August 13, 2008

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