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This year’s global hurricane boom could go into overdrive (Jul 2018) Typhoon Prapiroon kicked off a record-breaking torrential downpour in southern Japan. More than 70 inches of rain have fallen — about four-months worth in 11 days — a precipitation level on par with w
Homes destroyed by fires and temperature records shattered as heat wave slams Southern California (Jul 2018) A record-setting heat wave sparked brush . temperatures soared to record-breaking heights Friday, climbing to 85 degrees in Newport Beach by the afternoon. Thousands of beachgoers who sought relief
Record-breaking Ocean Heat Fueled Hurricane Harvey (many weeks now) Eos Eos As the storm progresses over the ocean, evaporating water as it goes, it leaves a cold wake in its path. In the case of Hurricane Harvey, the scientists found the cold wake was not very cold. So much heat was available in the upper layer of the ocean .
Hurricanes: A bit stronger, a bit slower, and a lot wetter in a warmer climate (many weeks now) Phys.Org Phys.Org “Hurricane Harvey demonstrated last year just how dangerous that can be.” Harvey produced more than four feet of rain in some locations, breaking records and causing devastating flooding across the Houston area. The research was funded by the National .
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Record Heat In The Gulf Fueled Hurricane Harvey’s Deluge (many weeks now) NPR NPR . Atmospheric Research, says the extraordinarily high heat lasted for several days before the storm. “Record high ocean heat values not only increased the fuel available to sustain and intensify Harvey,” he says, “but also increased its flooding .
Hurricane Harvey was fueled by record heat in the Gulf of Mexico (many weeks now) Ars Technica Ars Technica . Study calculates energy Harvey took from . of hurricanes around Houston. Since most people understand that hurricanes are fueled by warm ocean water, however, perhaps it would be .
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Climate change fueled Hurricane Harvey’s destruction last year. This year could be worse. (many weeks now) ThinkProgress ThinkProgress Record-breaking ocean heat and other factors linked to climate change fueled Hurricane Harvey last year, according to a new report. The findings come amid initial forecasts indicating this year’s hurricane season could be far worse, with affected areas . Study: Gulf waters warmest on record around Hurricane Harvey landfallWCTV
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Supercharged by global warming, record hot seawater fueled Hurricane Harvey (many weeks now) USA TODAY USA TODAY Record warm water in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the historic rainfall from Hurricane Harvey last August, according to a new study, which also found man-made climate change was partly to blame. Over 5 feet of rain fell from Harvey in southeast Texas .
Hurricane Harvey was intensified by record-breaking ocean heat (many weeks now) Earth.com Earth.com The hottest ocean waters ever recorded in the Gulf of Mexico fueled the strength of Hurricane Harvey, according to a new study. The warm seawater evaporated massive amounts of moisture during the storm, which ultimately generated catastrophic rainfall .
Because of climate change, hurricanes are raining harder and may be growing stronger more quickly (many weeks now) Washington Post Washington Post One directly links Hurricane Harvey’s disastrous rains to the amount of heat stored in the ocean, which was record-setting before the storm plowed into Texas last year. The other shows an increasing trend in storms that are becoming really strong .