Brief summaries of tropical Atlantic activity tailored to the general public, coastal residents, and weather enthusiasts. I have been sending out these updates since 1996, and appreciate everyone's continued interest!
28 September 2016
Tropical Storm Matthew forecasts are eerily similar to Hurricane Hazel in 1954
As promised, the second post today revisits the 1954 hurricane season, one that changed how the United States views the threat of hurricanes and funds the science to better predict them. One storm from that infamous season was Hazel, which took a track that closely resembles the long-range model guidance for recently-formed Matthew. The post is available on the Capital Weather Gang blog: