Posts in category: Predictions

Dec

02
2015

Ciguatera fish poisoning predicted to increase with rising ocean temperatures

Natalie     Data, green, Predictions, Reports & Findings     0

Noaanews.noaa.gov reports that...

A new NOAA study, published in the journal Ecological Modeling, forecasts an increase in ciguatera fish poisoning in the Gulf of Mexico and the U.S. Southeast Atlantic coast with predicted rising global ocean temperatures due to climate change.

Read more at www.noaanews.noaa.gov


Dec

01
2015

Central Florida temps in line with global rise to record highs

Natalie     Data, green, Predictions, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Orlandosentinel.com reports that...

Most of Central Florida had its hottest November on record, and Orlando registered its second-highest average temperature for the month since the late 1800s.

The National Weather Service in Melbourne also reported the fall season of September through November was the warmest for most of the area and second-warmest for Orlando.

Read more at www.orlandosentinel.com


Nov

30
2015

South Africa grapples with worst drought in 30 years

Natalie     Data, Predictions, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events, yellow     0

Bbc.com reports that...

South Africa is facing one of the worst droughts to hit the region in 30 years. Many small farmers are expected to go out of business as food production and prices increase, especially in the Free State province.

Read more at www.bbc.com


Nov

20
2015

Sydney swelters through hottest November temperatures in more than three decades

Natalie     green, Predictions, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

9news.com.au reports that...

Sydney is sweltering through its hottest November day in 33 years, with temperatures still hot this evening, heightening the risk of bushfires.

Temperatures in the city increased by seven degrees in 10 minutes this afternoon, hitting 40.9 degrees at 3.05pm, close to the all-time November record of 41.8 degrees set in 1982.

Sydney Airport reached 42.8 degrees at 3.09pm, making it the hottest November day since 1982 when it reached 43.4 degrees.

Read more at www.9news.com.au


Nov

19
2015

Pacific Ocean temperature data shows El Niño  is gathering record strength

Natalie     Data, green, Predictions, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Theguardian.com reports that...

A key indicator for the strength of El Niño has reached a record high, the US weather agency said, adding to signs that a weather pattern known for causing extreme droughts, storms and floods could become one of the strongest ever.

Read more at www.theguardian.com


Nov

18
2015

Australia heatwave on east coast will push temperatures to the hottest in 150 years

Natalie     Data, Predictions, Records, Reports & Findings, Severe Events, Weather Events     0

Dailymail.co.uk reports that...

It was a sizzling start to the east coast’s three-day heatwave, with Sydney set to record one of its 10 hottest November days in more than 150 years.

Originally the Bureau of Meteorology had predicted temperatures to soar to 34 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, but they amended the forecast to 36.

The bureau’s current three-day outlook, Friday’s maximum of 39 degrees would push that day into the 10 hottest days felt in the month of November, The Sydney Morning Herald reported.

Read more at www.dailymail.co.uk


Nov

12
2015

Salmon on a record run to nowhere

Natalie     Data, green, Predictions, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Calaverasenterprise.com reports that...

In other times, most folks would be cheering the news of a record salmon run on the Stanislaus River.

But there really aren’t many happy stories involving fish and California rivers in the fourth year of the state’s worst ever drought. Biologists say most of the salmon swimming up the Stanislaus River this fall are likely here only because conditions are even worse on other California rivers and that high water temperatures mean that the eggs laid in the river are unlikely to survive.

 

Read more at www.calaverasenterprise.com


Nov

04
2015

Winter Is (Not Really) Coming

Natalie     Data, Predictions, Records, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Nymag.com reports that...

The calendar says it’s supposed to be the first week of November, but it kind of feels like New York fell into a seasonal-affective hyperloop when Daylight Saving Time ended, sending the city back to the warm, short-sleeve days of September for good. 

Winter hats, which usually begin appearing around now, are an endangered species, and high temperatures are teetering toward 70 degrees today. On Friday, temperatures could get as high as 75 degrees. The New York Post talked to an AccuWeather meteorologist who said, “There’s a good possibility of no snow until December.” This year is already set to be the hottest ever recorded

Read more at nymag.com


Oct

30
2015

Extremely rare cyclone threatens floods, damage in Yemen and Oman: UN

Natalie     Predictions, Reports & Findings, Weather Events     0

Gulfnews.com reports that...

Geneva: Cyclone Chapala, a storm gathering in the Arabian Sea, is heading for Yemen and Oman and may cause floods, landslides and infrastructure damage in countries that are ill-prepared for such weather, the UN climate agency said on Friday.

The tropical cyclone has strengthened very quickly in the past day and is expected to become a super-cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours, with sustained winds of up to 230kph, equivalent to a Category 4 hurricane.

Read more at gulfnews.com


Oct

24
2015

El Niño: Authorities warn public to prepare for heavy flooding across California | KRON4.com

Jodde     Predictions     0

Kron4.com reports that...

SAN FRANCISCO KRON — Weather officials are predicting massive flooding throughout California over the next several months due to a powerful El Niño system looming over the Pacific Ocean, and they issued this public warning: better get prepared because you’re running out of time.

Read more at kron4.com