Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Hurricane Season 2019

The main consequence of Global Warming is that it takes what Mother Nature provides and turns it up to 11 and never is this never more true than with Hurricanes which is bad news for The Caribbean and the East coast of the United States as we have just entering Hurricane Season in the Atlantic.
A large, rotating low pressure systems drawing upon the Oceans warming waters will be barrelling into land between now and November leaving bringing death and destruction in its wake but a warming climate doesn't mean there will be more hurricanes, just that the ones that do develop will intensify quicker, resulting in a greater number of the most severe category storms.
The Accumulated Cyclone Energy Index (ACE) shows that the proportion of tropical storms that rapidly strengthen into powerful hurricanes has tripled over the past 30 years and the warming of the atmosphere and upper ocean makes excellent conditions for fiercer, more destructive hurricanes that often stall once they hit land, resulting in torrential downpours that cause horrendous flooding.
The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) state that the intensity of hurricanes will increase by about 5% this century and there is the further problem of the rising sea levels which result in storm surge which can fan out across several hundred miles of coastline.
Meteorologists at Colorado State University have predicted 2019 will see a slightly below-average Atlantic season of 13 named storms, five of which will become hurricanes due to a mild El Nino further warming the Pacific Ocean.

4 comments:

Q said...

Meet the late Dr. Gray - - grandfather of hurricane forecasting:

Among Gray's most prominent achievements were the establishment of seasonal hurricane forecasts and finding that hurricane activity is cyclical. He is widely regarded as a pioneer in hurricane research, particularly for the seasonal forecasts. Throughout his career, Gray published more than 80 papers and 60 research reports. Klotzbach referred to him as "one of the greatest minds in hurricane research".

He appeared in a 2006 video news release sponsored by Tech Central Station titled, “Global Warming and Hurricanes: All Hot Air?” WHERE HE DENIED ANY CONNECTION BETWEEN THE SEVERITY OF HURRICANES AND GLOBAL WARMING.

Gray was skeptical of current theories of human-induced global warming, which he said are supported by scientists afraid of losing grant funding... Although he agreed that global warming was taking place, he argued that humans were only responsible for a tiny portion and it was largely part of the Earth's natural cycle.

In June 2011, Gray wrote a paper directed at the American Meteorological Society, criticizing their advocation of anthropogenic global warming. He said that members were following a political agenda rather than a scientific one as well as working for special interests rather than the scientific community at large.

Falling on a bruise said...

I will see your one Dr. Gray and raise you the IPCC's 2,500 scientific climate experts and 11,000 NOAA employees monitoring hurricanes and climate variability.
Seems Grandpa has been left behind.

Anonymous said...

you still think science is a democracy huh? and, there is no way that NOAA has 11,000 scientists. no way. i call bullshit. "employees" includes janitors, secretaries, financial analysts, etc.

Grandpa was the one that taught the leading experts in the field. did you even bother to read about him? rhetorical question. i know you only read the sources that you agree with.

Falling on a bruise said...

Never said scientists, i said employees quoted straight from their website so probably does include secretaries etc.
Nope, never read about the single climate change denier that you put forward as i have faith in the other 2,500 at IPCC and the 11,000 employees at the NOAA.