Irene: Overreaction?

For the past 48 hours, it seems as if every media outlet in the country has been focused on the path of Hurricane Irene. Governors are declaring states of emergencies, NYC has shut down its mass transit system, warning residents to run for their lives.  So is this media hype an overreaction, or will Irene … Continue reading Irene: Overreaction?

Tropics Heating Up

I'm tracking the tropics very closely for a number of reasons. Why? I'm glad you asked: I'm a weather nerd We are smack dab in the middle of Hurricane season A tropical storm warning has been issued for the Yucatan peninsula - a spot I will be vacationing in 2 months Here's the scoop - … Continue reading Tropics Heating Up

Katrina 5 years later

I clearly recall August 26th, 2005 in the weather center at WPBF in Palm Beach, FL watching the satellite picture and live radar as Hurricane Katrina passed to our south and pummeled Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. 70 miles to the North we had plenty of rain and wind in the Palm Beach's and we were … Continue reading Katrina 5 years later