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.
Much was made of the Hurricane Katrina coverage by the media. Let's take a look at what television, magazines and newspapers had to show us.
This track is rarely taken by tropical cyclones in the Atlantic. Actually, never. So what does that mean for forecasts?
I'm bringing the Katrina-related "38below" blog entries back, because I think Carl had some important commentary on the storm.
On August 24, 2005, AccuWeather.com decided to do something unprecedented for a website -- send a news team into the path of the storm. Here are their videos and notes.
There was no Social Media in 2005, but this anniversary I'm live-tweeting Hurricane Katrina events as they went down.
I'm proud to bring to you a set of freshly-drawn, HD television quality maps from Hurricane Katrina, showing wind speeds, storm surge, rainfall and tornadoes.