Some Images of the Nocturnal “Casino Tornado”

It’s nothing that will win a juried Biennale competition or Pulitzer, nor even make a worthy piece of wallpaper, but it does document the event.

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Communicating Forecasts for Dangerous Weather: Points and Counterpoints

That improvement role need not reside solely or even largely with the forecasters themselves. The forecasters are educated and trained not as social scientists or graphics artists, but as expert tropical meteorologists, and are the best in the world at what they do, bar none. I see the bulk of needed work — and this applies to other hazardous weather types too — as further along the chain of the Integrated Warning System.

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Scattershooting 170926

While many on social media are still wasting time playing “masters of the obvious” by sanctimoniously reminding everyone that Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands are part of the U.S. (duh…of course they are…and 2+2=4 as well!), real military/governmental aid has arrived, is happening around-the clock, with more on the way.

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