Could Hurricane Wilma and Tropical Storm Alpha join together off the East Coast of the United States to form a Superstorm? AccuWeather.com meteorologist Jim Andrews is talking about that possibility this morning in his weather discussion (link to: free | premium | pro). Jim is a pretty level-headed fellow and is not known for outlandish public predictions. So, if he's talking about it, then it's really possible. However, he notes at the end of his article, "While this is not the most likely scenario, it is one that is in the realm of possibility." So, if it doesn't happen, it was fun to consider.
After all, it did happen on October 30, 1991.
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We've seen November twisters before, but the tornadoes last week were huge, fast-moving, late in the day and unusually far west.
El Nino is likely responsible for recent record flooding in Death Valley, California, and heavy snow yesterday in Reno, Nevada.
Forty years ago, a ship known as "The Edmund Fitzgerald" sank on Lake Superior during a massive storm.
Astoundingly, Socatra Island is being hit with their second Category 3 hurricane in less than a week.
The forecast was for the Northern Lights to appear in mid-latitudes this week, but it didn't happen. Space weather forecasting is tough!