As Hurricane Maria Intensifies, How Climate Science Can Improve Forecasts


Another hurricane—Maria—is heading toward the islands of the Caribbean, and with the National Hurricane Center say it is strengthening rapidly and could hit Puerto Rico midweek as a Category 4 storm, with 130 to 150 mph winds. Forecasters

Rapidly Instensifying’ Hurricane Maria Takes Aim at Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

Hurricane Maria was strengthening as it barreled towards Martinique and Puerto Rico on Monday while the Irma-battered Caribbean islands braced for the arrival of yet another potentially powerful storm. As of 11 a.m., Maria had grown into a “rapidly …Hurricane Maria Heads Toward Puerto Rico As A Major Storm

The Energy 202: Why climate change deniers mistrust hurricane forecasts too

THE LIGHTBULB. Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh speaking during a ceremony inducting him into the Hall of Famous Missourians in 2012. (AP Photo/Julie Smith, File). This week, one of the most popular radio hosts in the country issued a dire …Hurricane Irma, One of the Most Powerful in History, Roars Across Caribbean

Hurricane Maria to become major storm near Caribbean islands

Maria is expected to become a dangerous major hurricane as it nears the Leeward Islands in the Caribbean. The category one hurricane will rapidly strengthen over the next 48 hours and will hit the islands late on Monday, the US National Hurricane Still reeling from Irma, US Virgin Islanders scramble …

Hurricane Maria Heads Toward Puerto Rico, Expected To Become Major Storm

Hurricane Maria, a Category 2 storm, will hit the Leeward Islands on the edge of the Caribbean Sea on Monday night, forecasters say, threatening areas that are still coping with the devastation brought by Hurricane Irma two weeks ago. Predictions call Hurricane Maria: ‘Significant’ strengthening likely as storm nears land

Florida officials begin ordering evacuations as Hurricane Irma intensifies to a Category 5 storm

Authorities in Florida have begun bracing for the potential arrival of Hurricane Irma, a roiling storm that intensified into “an extremely dangerous Category 5 hurricane” as it churned toward the United States. Even as millions across Texas continue Hurricane Irma, Now a Category 5 Storm, Threatens the Caribbean and Florida

Hurricane Maria: ‘Significant’ strengthening likely as storm nears land

(CNN) Hurricane Maria is forecast to rapidly strengthen over the next two days as it takes aim at Caribbean islands devastated by Hurricane Irma just days ago. “Significant strengthening is forecast during the next 48 hours, and Maria is expected to Maria forecast to intensify to Category 4 ‘dangerous major …

Hurricane Irma Pushes Away From Puerto Rico, With Florida In Its Sights

A Category 5 storm, Hurricane Irma’s “extremely dangerous core” is moving over parts of the U.S. Virgin Islands and heading for Puerto Rico. National Hurricane Center hide caption. toggle caption. National Hurricane Center. A Category 5 storm This could be The Big One, again. Massive Irma slams into Caribbean, hurtles …