November 24, 2020

Deadly fires on rampage in Southern California; Subtropical Storm Melissa forms off Northeast U.S. Coast

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By Bob Henson From Weather Underground A major fire emergency—the highest possible alert level—has been declared by the Los Angeles Fire Department for the Saddleridge Fire, which was raging uncontained across 4700 acres at the north end of the San Fernando Valley on Friday afternoon. More than 23,000 homes have been evacuated, and Interstates 210 […]

CSU’s latest hurricane outlook: Steady as she goes

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By Bob Henson From Weather Underground There were no major adjustments in the August update to the 2016 CSU Atlantic hurricane outlook, issued on Thursday by Colorado State University. These outlooks are produced by Dr. Phil Klotzbach, who worked closely with CSU’s Dr. William Gray for many years prior to Dr. Gray’s passing in April. […]

First look at 2016 Hurricane Season: unusually big question marks

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By Bob Henson From Weather Underground Even more than one might expect, the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season is shaping up with both high- and low-end possibilities, based on preliminary thoughts released Thursday by a team at Colorado State University. The CSU project, founded by Dr. William Gray with Dr. Phil Klotzbach now serving as lead […]

By the way, Hurricane Season is over

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By Meteorologist Jeff Huffman From WRUF It happened [a few days] ago. But did you even notice? Six months of nothing (in Florida, at least) came to an end on Sunday. The conclusion of the 2014 Hurricane Season marks the ninth year in a row the state has been lucky to avoid a direct strike […]