29 Aug '17, 10pm

#HurricaneHarvey, America’s Dunkirk. The new normal? #PrayForTexas :(

From the warmest winter across the south and highest Gulf of Mexico surface temperatures on record, this could become the new normal. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Aug. 28, 2017 Prelude to Disaster Texas had gone 8 hurricane seasons without a direct hurricane strike, the second longest hurricane free streak for Texas since the mid-1850s. The current lack of hurricanes is concerning. In particular, the mid Texas coast area around Corpus Christi has gone 45 hurricane seasons without a strike within 50 miles. Through the winter months, the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) surface temps were the highest on record after an extremely warm winter from Corpus Christie, TX to Tampa, FL according to the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA). For the first time on record, the average GOM sea surface temperature did not fall below 73 degrees through the 2016-2017 winter period. A rule...

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