UPDATE TO "BUOY 41002, We Hardly Knew Ye":
Buoy 42001 in the central Gulf is has passed through the eyewall and is now coming out the other side. The National Buoy Data Center says that 42001 has broken from its moorings and is now adrift (but still reporting weather data). It showed winds over 120 mph and pressure plummeting to an incredible 27.34 inches of mercury (at a rate of 1.40 inches per hour; a "rapid fall" is considered more than 0.03 per hour!) Waves are reading 38 feet. These readings sound similar to buoy readings during Katrina but I'll have to do some research this weekend to find out which one wins out.
The four-day barrage of storms hitting the Pacific Northwest did a lot of damage. But if you believe AccuWeather.com readers, it never happened. I delve into why.
The USGS has released hundreds of thousands of aerial photos taken after Hurricane Matthew from Florida to the Carolinas- here are examples and instructions.
I said last night on Twitter: "Bermuda, I hope you're ready for Hurricane Nicole." What was a Cat 2 is now a Cat 4!
Hurricane Matthew is no more as of Sunday afternoon, but the flooding from the storm will continue as rivers rise. Here's a summary of the "greatest hits" from the storm:
Hurricane Matthew is making his closest approach to the Florida Coast this morning and there is hyperbole on both ends of the media scale.
Hurricane Matthew has been upgraded to a Category 4 storm and is on its way to an unprecedented bounce up the southeast U.S. coast.