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  • Record cold coming to ‘almost entire USA’ – Low temperature records set to be SHATTERED

    12/01/2016 5:58:05 AM PST · by Tilted Irish Kilt · 46 replies
    ventcore.com ^ | 11/30/16 | Paul Dorian
    Climatologist Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. announced: 'I cannot recall last time I have seen such a cold anomaly forecast across almost entire USA.' While we end November on a warm note here in the eastern US, there are changes unfolding across the Northern Hemisphere that will likely bring a widespread very cold air mass into the US next week. This cold air mass is first going to arrive in Alaska this upcoming weekend with some spots in that state plunging to 40 degrees below zero and way below normal for early December. After that, the cold air dives into the...
  • Driving Through The Wildfire In Chalet Village Near Gatlinburg Tennessee

    11/29/2016 1:02:51 PM PST · by navysealdad · 33 replies
    "We almost didn't make it out alive But we did Escape The Forest Fire In Chalet Village Tennessee"
  • Below Zero? Snow Covers Sand in Saudi Regions

    11/27/2016 6:52:09 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | Sunday, 27 November 2016 | Dhafer Al-Bakri
    White and brown merged into one color as snow covered the desert sand in central and northwestern regions in Saudi Arabia after temperatures dropped below zero Celsius. In the central city of Shakra’ and the northwestern city of Tabuk, thin layers of snow carpeted the ground. In Tabarjal, a town located in the northern Al-Jawf region temperatures reached -3 Celsius, and in Al-Quryat, a northern province, the temperature was -1 Celsius. Rainfall continues While mid-October usually marks the short-lived peak for Saudi Arabia’s rainfall season, the kingdom is still experiencing light to medium showers. Saudi Arabia on Friday witnessed medium...
  • Sweden's winter is going to be even colder than you thought

    11/24/2016 11:19:13 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    TheLocal.se ^ | 24 Nov 2016 13:11 GMT+01:00
    Stockholm’s recent cold snap was just a taste of what’s to come. American meteorologists predict that the Scandinavian winter is going to be even colder than previously thought. US-based weather agency The Weather Company has revised its forecast for the December-February period after an unusually chilly November which broke snow records in Stockholm. […] “It is clear that the polar vortex is weaker than we originally expected and that more blocking is likely going forward, especially in the Eurasian sector. Given this, along with the continued colder-looking model guidance for December, we have made significant colder changes to our forecast.”...
  • Winter really IS coming: 'Siberian snow theory' predicts an early and brutal cold season for the US

    11/23/2016 5:20:23 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 49 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Nov. 23, 2016 | Cheyenne MacDonald
    The United States could be in for a long, cold winter as snow cover in Siberia reaches its highest point for this time of year in decades, the father of the ‘Siberian Snow Theory’ has warned. Snow cover in Siberia is sometimes used to predict winter weather in the US, and MIT climatologist Judah Cohen claims this year’s conditions are a ‘textbook situation,’ Bloomberg reports. It’s thought that more snow in northern Eurasia signals the frigid temperatures set to hit the regions below. And while the cold blast could strike anywhere among North America, Asia, or Europe, the expert warns...
  • Int'l. Study: IPCC Doesn’t Account for 1 Billion Tons of CO2 Absorbed Annually… by Cement

    11/22/2016 8:59:45 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | November 21, 2016 | 11:37 AM EST | Barbara Hollingsworth
    Cement, the ubiquitous material used to build roads, buildings and other infrastructure, absorbs about one billion tons of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) annually, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience. But concrete carbonation is “not currently considered in emissions inventories” kept by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), according to the study’s co-authors, an international team of researchers led by Professor Dabo Guan of the U.K.’s University of East Anglia. The study found that cement’s natural carbonation process not only offsets the fossil fuel emissions released during its production, it also “represents a...
  • It's been snowing for 38 hours in Syracuse -- and we're at almost 20 inches

    11/22/2016 3:55:31 AM PST · by metmom · 104 replies
    Syracuse.com ^ | November 21,2016 | Glenn Coin
    Syracuse, N.Y. -- It's been snowing for 38 straight hours in Syracuse, and there's more to come. The National Weather Service station at Hancock International Airport has been recording snow since 3 a.m. Sunday, when rain switched over to light snow. From then until 4 p.m. today, at least 18.9 inches of snow has fallen, and Syracuse could get another 4 inches.
  • No matter what you do a whale is gonna die

    11/21/2016 3:31:57 PM PST · by hugorand · 6 replies
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    Great video that illustrates that no matter what you do (paper or plastic) a whale is gonna die.
  • TSUNAMI WARNING ISSUED AFTER QUAKE OFF FUKUSHIMA IN JAPAN

    11/21/2016 2:17:24 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 11 replies
    AP ^ | 11/21/16
    TOKYO (AP) -- An earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 7.3 has struck off the coast of Fukushima prefecture in Japan. A tsunami warning for waves of up to three meters (10 feet) has been issued. The Japan Meteorological Agency says the quake struck around 6 a.m at a depth of 10 kilometers (6 miles). Fukushima prefecture is north of Tokyo and home to the nuclear power plant that was destroyed by a huge tsunami following an offshore earthquake in 2011.
  • Tsunami warning in effect in Japan. People are being told to evacuate immediately.

    11/21/2016 1:46:39 PM PST · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 9 replies
    https://www.facebook.com/ABC15/videos/10154228645761359/ 7.3-magnitude earthquake strikes off Japan Tsunami warning has been issued after major quake with a depth of 10km hits Japan's Fukushima prefecture. USGS reported the depth of the quake at 10km. A tsunami warning for waves of up to three meters has been issued. Japan Meteorological Agency issued tsunami advisories for much of the nation's northern Pacific coast. Fukushima prefecture is north of Tokyo and home to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, site of one of the world's worst nuclear disasters after a March 2011 earthquake-driven tsunami struck.
  • Rain triggers 570% surge in Los Angeles County freeway crashes

    11/21/2016 11:37:02 AM PST · by C19fan · 25 replies
    LA Times ^ | November 21, 2016 | Joseph Serna
    A weekend rainstorm that drenched Southern California and triggered hundreds of freeway crashes will disappear by the afternoon and make way for cool, autumn weather on Thanksgiving, the National Weather Service said Monday. Over Sunday and Monday, the storm dumped more than two inches of rain in San Luis Obispo County and more than an inch at Brentwood’s Getty Center in Los Angeles County, where a surge in car crashes left freeways intermittently jammed, authorities said.
  • Sanders: ‘Trump Is Wrong - Climate Change Is Not a Hoax’

    11/18/2016 4:12:48 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 68 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | November 18, 2016 | 11:09 AM EST | Melanie Hunter
    Former presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Thursday that President-elect Donald Trump is wrong to believe that climate change is a hoax, adding that if the U.S. turns away from combating climate change, other countries may do the same. “Mr. Trump campaigned as somebody who believes that climate change is a ‘hoax.’ Mr. Trump is wrong. Climate change is not a hoax,” Sanders said at the Christian Science Monitor Breakfast. “Climate change, according to the scientific community, is one of the great threats to this planet, and I would hope very much—Donald Trump is nobody’s fool. “He is a...
  • The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends

    11/18/2016 8:16:52 AM PST · by PROCON · 79 replies
    WAPO ^ | Nov. 17, 2016 | Chris Mooney and Jason Samenow
    Political people in the United States are watching the chaos in Washington in the moment. But some people in the science community are watching the chaos somewhere else — the Arctic. It’s polar night there now — the sun isn’t rising in much of the Arctic. That’s when the Arctic is supposed to get super-cold, when the sea ice that covers the vast Arctic Ocean is supposed to grow and thicken. But in fall of 2016 — which has been a zany year for the region, with multiple records set for low levels of monthly sea ice — something is...
  • France's Hollande calls Paris climate deal 'irreversible'

    11/15/2016 7:07:24 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 69 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 15, 2016 9:27 AM EST | Karl Ritter
    French President François Hollande says the Paris deal to fight climate change is “irreversible” and says the United States must respect the decision by the Obama administration to join the deal. […] Trump has called global warming a “hoax” and pledged during his campaign to “cancel” the landmark Paris climate agreement. …
  • Sarkozy: Let's tax US goods if Trump trashes Paris deal (AGW)

    11/14/2016 5:52:46 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 80 replies
    TheLocal.fr ^ | 14 Nov 2016 13:36 GMT+01:00
    French presidential candidate Nicolas Sarkozy has proposed that Europe apply a carbon tax on American imports if Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the Paris climate pact. More than 100 countries have ratified the Paris global emissions deal, which was inked in December after marathon talks to cap greenhouse gases that cause global warming. “Donald Trump has said — we’ll see if he keeps this promise — that he won’t respect the conclusions of the Paris climate agreement,” Sarkozy said late Sunday on the TF1 television channel. “Well, I will demand that Europe put in place a carbon...
  • Stockholm defends 'gender-equal' snow-clearing

    11/13/2016 5:50:09 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    TheLocal.se ^ | 12 Nov 2016 12:28 GMT+01:00
    Stockholm’s “gender-equal” snow-clearing policy is not to blame for the traffic chaos which has engulfed the Swedish capital, the architect of the policy has claimed. “Gender-equal snow cleaning is not to blame here,” Daniel Helldén, the city’s Green Party transport head told the Expressen newspaper, stressing that the policy, which prioritizes cleaning pavements and cycle lanes over roads, did not even appear to have even been followed. […] Stockholm’s municipal government, a coalition of the Social Democrats and the Green Party, brought in gender equal snow cleaning last year, pledging to make moving around the city on icy winter days...
  • Denmark to face 'significantly colder' winter

    11/10/2016 10:34:34 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    TheLocal.dk ^ | 10 Nov 2016 10:24 GMT+01:00
    The calendar may not have officially turned to winter yet, but with snowfall and subzero temperatures having already arrived in Denmark, many are wondering what’s in store. According to the Danish Meteorology Institute (DMI) the answer is simple: cold. DMI released its quarterly prognosis this week and has warned that Denmark is in for a colder than normal winter. […] The colder-than-normal conditions will be caused by a high-pressure system expected over Siberia and Scandinavia which will result in fewer fronts crossing over Denmark from the west, which usually bring milder weather. DMI said that the fronts that do make...
  • Stockholm just had snowiest November day in 111 years

    11/10/2016 7:50:13 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    TheLocal.se ^ | 10 Nov 2016 12:35 GMT+01:00
    The Swedish capital had more snow than on any November day in a century. Stockholm was covered by at least 30 centimeters of snow early on Thursday morning, more than on any other November day since records began in 1905, according to national weather agency SMHI. The previous November record was set in 1985 when the snow was 29 centimeters thick—however, that does not even come close to the all-time record for Stockholm: 76 centimeters in March 1909. …
  • French warned over possible power cuts this winter

    11/09/2016 7:20:25 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    TheLocal.fr ^ | 09 Nov 2016 17:12 GMT+01:00
    France may be hit by power shortages this winter, with almost one third of the country’s nuclear power plants out of action. It might be time to bring out the extra blankets at home. Grid operator RTE warned on Tuesday that it would have to take “exceptional measures” to keep the French warm this winter due to the fact that 20 of the country’s 58 nuclear power plants have been temporarily disconnected for safety checkups. These measures may include “short power cuts in certain areas of the country in order to continue providing electricity to homes during the winter period”,...
  • It's Morning in America Again!!!

    11/09/2016 3:47:49 AM PST · by Momaw Nadon · 11 replies
    Look out the window | Wednesday, November 9, 2016 | Momaw Nadon
  • Rare Natural Snowballs Cover Siberian Beach

    11/07/2016 2:50:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 22 replies
    UPI ^ | Nov. 7
    Residents of a Siberian town documented their encounter with a rare phenomenon -- hundreds of naturally formed snowballs covering a beach. The snowballs, ranging from about the size of a tennis ball to nearly 3 feet across, were created by wind and water rolling tiny pieces of ice into balls in the Gulf of Ob, in the Arctic Circle village of Nyda. Residents said they have never seen anything like the snowballs in the gulf. "As a rule, first there is a primary natural phenomenon -- sludge ice, slob ice. Then comes a combination of the effects of the wind,...
  • UN climate chief: No doubt world will shift to low emissions

    11/07/2016 5:27:10 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 7, 2016 7:52 AM EST | Karl Ritter
    Climate negotiators started work Monday on implementing the Paris Agreement on global warming amid uncertainty over how the U.S. election will impact the landmark deal as temperatures and greenhouse gases soar to new heights. U.N. climate chief Patricia Espinosa told delegates in the rain-soaked Moroccan city of Marrakech that “no politician or citizen, no business manager or investor” can doubt that the world is determined to shift toward a “low-emission, resilient society.” So far, 100 countries have formally joined the agreement adopted last year in Paris, including top polluters China, the United States, the European Union and India. However, U.S....
  • 10:40 AM | Sun quiet again as it heads toward solar minimum

    11/02/2016 6:21:42 PM PDT · by Paleo Pete · 22 replies
    Vencore Weather ^ | October 31, 2016 | Meteorologist Paul Dorian
    Overview The sun has been completely spotless on 21 days in 2016 and it is currently featuring just one lonely sunspot region. In fact, on June 4th of this year, the sun went completely spotless for the first time since 2011 and that quiet spell lasted for about four days. Sunspot regions then reappeared for the next few weeks on a sporadic basis, but that was followed by several more completely spotless days on the surface of the sun. The increasingly frequent blank sun is a sign that the next solar minimum is approaching and there will be an even...
  • Enviros Hope Global Warming Will Increase Voter Turnout To DEFEAT Trump

    11/01/2016 8:56:23 AM PDT · by PROCON · 12 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Nov. 1, 2016 | Michael Bastasch
    Environmental activists are really hoping, sarcastically or not, higher-than-normal temperatures increase voter turnout to defeat Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Daniel Weiss, the former head of campaigns for the League of Conservation Voters (LCV), said it would be “poetic justice” if Trump and other Republicans skeptical of global warming were defeated by global warming-induced high voter turnout. LCV endorsed Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in November 2015 and has spent more than $6 million on ads in support of the former secretary of state. LCV has spent more than $922,000 on ads opposing Trump, according to the Center for Responsive...
  • 25 years ago, the crew of the Andrea Gail was lost in the ‘perfect storm’

    10/30/2016 1:49:19 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 32 replies
    bostonGlobe ^ | October 29, 2016 | Meagan McGinnes
    At the heart of Gloucester, America’s oldest seaport, visitors will find an eight-foot-tall bronze fisherman at the wheel of his ship. Engraved at the base of the Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial are the names of more than 3,000 residents who were lost at sea and the following words: “They that go down to the sea in ships, 1623-1923.” Twenty-five years ago, one ship in particular gained national fame when it was lost during the “perfect storm” of 1991. The “storm with no name” claimed the lives of six fishermen and the captain and crew of the Andrea Gail, a disaster that...
  • The Mystery of the Bermuda Triangle May Finally Be Solved

    10/21/2016 1:47:15 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 21, 2016 | Corey Charlton
    Strange clouds forming above the Bermuda Triangle could explain why dozens of ships and planes have mysteriously vanished in the notorious patch of sea. The remarkable new theory suggests the clouds are linked to 170-mph “air bombs” — capable of bringing down planes and ships. Now the riddle could finally be solved after meteorologists speaking to the Science Channel’s “What on Earth?” revealed their findings.
  • New theory may explain the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle

    10/21/2016 11:56:34 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 44 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Oct. 21, 2016 | Postmedia Network
    A new theory aims to explain the mysterious disappearance of planes and ships around the Bermuda Triangle. Meteorologists revealed that strange clouds linked to super-powerful “air bombs” could be capable of bringing down large objects,while speaking to Science Channel’s “What on Earth?” According to the New York Post, scientists used satellite imagery to detect “hexagonal”-shaped clouds between 30 and 80 km wide, with a hurricane-like force of 275 km/h, forming over patches of water. “The satellite imagery is really bizarre … the hexagonal shapes of the cloud formations,” said meteorologist Dr. Randy Cerveny. “These types of hexagonal shapes in the...
  • Leonardo DiCaprio in Talks to Make 'Captain Planet' Movie

    10/20/2016 6:46:10 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 19, 2016 | 9:19 AM EDT | Mark Judge
    The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Paramount and Leonardo DiCaprio’s Appian Way Productions are in talks to make a live action film adaptation of the early 1990s environmental cartoon “Captain Planet.” […] According to reporters Rebecca Ford and Borys Kit, “Sources say the story takes place years after the adventures of the show, with the Captain now a washed-up has-been who needs the kids more than they need him.” …
  • Woolly worms predict a severe winter [snip]

    10/17/2016 6:56:11 PM PDT · by Daffynition · 42 replies
    PennLive.com ^ | October 17, 2016 | John Beauge
    Glazer-woolly worm.jpg The expression on Mike Glazer's face shows what he thinks of the severe winter predicted by the woolly worms in Lewisburg Saturday, (John Beauge, for PennLive) Print Email John Beauge | Special to PennLive By John Beauge | Special to PennLive on October 16, 2016 at 7:32 AM, updated October 17, 2016 at 11:34 AM LEWISBURG -- It was a winter forecast that brought a roar of approval from youngsters at the 20th annual Woolly Worm Festival. "It's going to be terrible," event founder Mike Glazer said under his breath Saturday as he looked at the information provided...
  • Judge will let Exxon question climate-change investigation

    10/13/2016 4:28:45 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 13, 2016 7:19 PM EDT
    A federal judge has opened the way for Exxon Mobil Corp. to seek documents and question witnesses who may help the Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey investigate whether the company hid what it knew about climate change. U.S. District Court Judge Ed Kinkeade in Dallas said Thursday that critical comments Healey made at a news conference raised the possibility that she acted in “bad faith” by issuing a subpoena against the company. Healey and New York’s attorney general have accused Exxon of committing securities fraud by misleading investors and the public about what the company knew about the link between...
  • Clinton: 'Hurricane Matthew Was Likely More Destructive Because of Climate Change'

    10/12/2016 9:45:18 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 32 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 12, 2016 | 5:40 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    Of all the problems facing this nation, climate change is at the top, Democrat Hillary Clinton told a campaign rally in Miami, Florida on Tuesday. “And I will tell you this — it is one of the most important issues at stake in this election,” she said. Appearing with climate change activisit Al Gore — her husband’s vice president — Clinton capitalized on Florida’s recent brush with Hurricane Matthew, saying the storm was “likely more destructive because of climate change.” …
  • France sees first snowfalls of season as cold snap bites

    10/11/2016 8:55:56 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    TheLocal.fr ^ | 11 Oct 2016 14:37 GMT+02:00
    While it may seem like only yesterday that you were enjoying a cold glass of white wine on a sunny terrace, a winter chill is spreading across the country. Yes, it’s already snowing in (some parts) of France — and there’s a storm brewing too. France’s weather agency Météo France predicted “fairly significant snowfall” in the French Alps as a storm passes across the country on Wednesday and Thursday. The storm will also bring some serious rainfall further west, especially in Languedoc and the Cévennes, as well as in the mountains of Corsica. …
  • Global warming likely to cause colder and snowier winters, scientists say (Actual Headline)

    09/17/2014 8:49:02 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 78 replies
    AOL ^ | 09/15/2014 | RYAN GORMAN
    Scientists now believe that global warming is to blame for extreme cold snaps in North America during the winter months – and that it will only keep happening. The "polar vortex" that plunged Canada and the U.S. into historical cold last winter is said by researchers to have occurred because melting polar ice changes weather patterns, according to a study published earlier this month.
  • South sees first snowfall of season as cold bite sets in [Germany]

    10/11/2016 7:30:46 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 11 Oct 2016 09:25 GMT+02:00 | (DPA/The Local)
    It seems like just days since we were lapping up glorious summer sun, but on Monday residents of southern Germany were strolling through the snow. A low pressure which has spread over most of the country will push temperatures down into the minus figures over the next couple of nights, the German Weather Service (DWD) predicts. […] Already on Monday, hikers on the Feldberg in the Black Forest were strolling through fresh snow. …
  • Bald Eagle Rescued From Car Grille After Matthew Passes

    10/10/2016 7:55:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | Sun October 9, 2016 | Andreas Preuss
    In the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew's path through Florida, it may have been the oddest call to 911 operators: a bald eagle had gotten stuck in the grille of a car. A posting on the Clay County Sheriff's Office Facebook page Saturday reported the odd emergency request from a driver in the area near Jacksonville. Pictures showed the national bird of the United States stuck in the precarious position. Clay County officials said the bird was pulled out and turned over to an organization in nearby Talbot Island, Florida, called B.E.A.K.S. -- Bird Emergency Aid and Kare Santuary.
  • (Live Stream)HURRICANE MATTHEW: Latest Video + Images 10/7/16 From the ISS International Space..

    10/07/2016 8:18:41 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    Space Videos youtube ^ | October 7, 2016 | Space Videos
    (Live Stream) HURRICANE MATTHEW: Latest Video + Images 10/7/16 From the ISS International Space Station
  • Fears for a huge flock of migrating birds which has been caught INSIDE the eye (Shortened)

    10/07/2016 9:41:38 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 54 replies
    DailyMail.co.uk ^ | October 7, 2016 | Chris Summers
    Fears are growing for a huge flock of birds which are believed to be trapped inside the eye of Hurricane Matthew. Pointing to a small green dot on a radar picture of the hurricane, Glenn Burns, a weather forecaster with Atlanta-based WSB-TV, said: 'We are actually seeing something very unusual.
  • Disney World closes down for only the FOURTH time in its 45-year history as Hurricane Matthew [tr]

    10/07/2016 9:27:15 AM PDT · by C19fan · 7 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 7, 2016 | Kalhan Rosenblatt
    Walt Disney World has shuttered up for the fourth time in its history as Hurricane Matthew bears down on the Sunshine State. As the storm approached Florida on Thursday night, the park and several of its entities in Orlando also shut their doors. Since the park opened in 1971 it has only closed three other times - all for hurricanes.
  • Florida Couple Having Beach Wedding, Hurricane Be Damned

    10/07/2016 9:15:18 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | October 7, 2016
    Hurricane Matthew has forced evacuations, the cancellation of vacations, and left hundreds of thousands in the dark. But the storm won’t stop one Florida couple’s dream beach wedding. Jaime Gurnavage and Ryan Gordon tell Florida Today that they chose their Saturday beach wedding for a reason.
  • Some Ignore Matthew Warnings, Brave the Elements

    The threat of Hurricane Matthew did not put a damper on South Florida daredevils and partiers. NBC 6 had a team of reporters covering the category 4 storm along the coast from Stuart to Miami Beach and at almost every beach there were people partaking in risky behavior. Our reporters saw people jump into the ferocious waves, others are flying kites even though the wind gusts soared as Matthew bore down on the coast. In Pompano Beach, surfers were seen riding the wild waves. A thrill seeker even went on a dangerous paddle-board ride on the choppy waters in the...
  • Florida-LSU Football Game Saturday Postponed Due to Hurricane Matthew

    As Hurricane Matthew pushes north with the Central Florida area square in its sights, the Florida Gators won't be taking the football field this weekend as scheduled. The Southeastern Conference announced that the game Saturday between UF and the LSU Tigers will be postponed. The teams will attempt to reschedule the game for a later date, however they do not share the same bye week later in the month. Florida is off the 22nd, LSU the 29th. The decision came after U.S. Sen. David Vitter, a Republican from Louisiana, wrote a letter to Florida Gov. Rick Scott urging him to...
  • Surfing in a Hurricane

    10/06/2016 12:26:29 PM PDT · by LonePalm · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6 October 2016 | LonePalm
    A little entertainment while waiting for Hurricane Matthew. Click the picture and enjoy y'all.
  • South Florida Sports Teams Making Game Decisions Amid Hurricane Matthew Concerns

    10/06/2016 1:18:57 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | Oct 5, 2016
    As schools and cities are cancelling events across South Florida due to the impending storms of Hurricane Matthew, several sports teams are making decisions about games over the next few days in the area. The Florida Panthers cancelled their final home preseason game, scheduled for Thursday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. It’s the first time the team has had to cancel a game since Hurricane Wilma came through the area in 2005. In the most anticipated game of the weekend, the Miami Hurricanes say their game against the rival Florida State Seminoles – scheduled for 8 PM Saturday night at...
  • Brevard County FL Check In Thread

    10/05/2016 8:24:51 PM PDT · by NonValueAdded · 98 replies
    10-5-2016 | NonValueAdded
    Posting this ahead of the storm so I can ping it out while I know I have connectivity. Keep track of the status of your loved ones and FRiends on America's Space Coast while we endure Hurricane Matthew. Hey, any county that can turn out that any folks for DJT the day after the debate is worth saving!
  • NOAA Forecast Path Hurricane Matther 2 pm update

    10/04/2016 12:35:38 PM PDT · by C19fan · 33 replies
    NOAA ^ | October 4, 2016 | Staff
    Map at link
  • Trump fans to Clinton Foundation: Get Those Haiti Funds Ready

    10/04/2016 9:53:27 AM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 15 replies
    self ^ | 10/4 good buddy | Attention Surplus Disorder
    Perhaps via an open letter; the GOP should urge the Clinton Foundation to prepare to help Haiti for the shellacking they are going to take in this coming storm. "How about letting go of some of those billions you collected on behalf of Haitians yet never distributed." or... Six years ago, you collected perhaps $10 billion in worldwide aid on behalf of the Haitian people in the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck that nation. Already one of the world's poorest countries, today Haitians live in conditions of universal squalor and suffer from typical diseases such as cholera, which...
  • 4 things you need to know about Hurricane Mathew.

    10/04/2016 9:53:05 AM PDT · by Capt. Tom · 42 replies
    The Weather Channel ^ | Oct 4, 2016 | The Weathe Channel
    4 things you need to know about Hurricane Mathew
  • [Day old graphics] NASA Sees Hurricane Matthew Producing Dangerous Rainfall

    A 3-D depiction of storm tops was created using data from GPM’s radar (DPR Ku Band). The 3-D image showed the area of heaviest rainfall east of Hurricane Matthew’s eye. Several storms in the area had cloud tops that were measured by DPR reaching heights above 9.9 miles (16 km). GPM is a joint mission between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency JAXA.
  • DiCaprio: Climate change deniers shouldn't hold public office

    October 03, 2016, 08:46 pm DiCaprio: Climate change deniers shouldn't hold public office By Jessie Hellmann Politicians who don't believe in climate change should not hold public office, said actor Leonardo DiCaprio Monday at the White House before the screening of his new climate documentary. "The scientific consensus is in and the argument is now over," DiCaprio said at the White House's South By South Lawn event. "If you do not believe in climate change, you do not believe in facts, or in science or empirical truths and therefore, in my humble opinion, should not be allowed to hold public...
  • Hydropower is new source of greenhouse gases, says new study

    10/02/2016 7:22:09 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 40 replies
    American Bazaar ^ | October 2, 2016 | (AB Wire)
    Hydropower has always been touted as a clean source of generating electricity, despite of the facts that it displaces thousands of people from their natural abodes, destroys their lives and livelihoods and submerges huge amounts of lands and forests. Now, a new study claims that it is also accelerating global warming. […] The study is done by Washington State University the has found that during times of drawdown — a period in which the water level behind a dam is rapidly lowered — temperate reservoirs can produce up 20 times more methane than normal. …