This Halloween marks the 21st anniversary of the “Perfect Storm,” also known as the Halloween Nor'easter of 1991. In 1997 a novel based on the storm was written, which was then made in to an Oscar-nominated movie in 2000. They told the tale of the six Gloucester, Mass., fishermen who died at sea when the storm’s massive waves (some of which reached 39 feet) capsized their boat. These pieces of pop culture have helped the notoriety of the storm, but what exactly was it that made the storm “perfect”?
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The stretch of sunny, mild weather enveloping the northeastern United States will come to end early next week as rain and much cooler air returns.
Experts won’t make specific predictions about the upcoming influenza season because the severity of the season varies from year to year, but they do suggest flu shots and simple, preventative measures to keep illness at bay.
Winter will start with a bang across parts of northern and western Europe as frequent storms bring disruptive rain and wind.
One of the best meteor showers of the fall will peak on Friday night with over a dozen meteors streaking across the night sky every hour.
There is concern that a tropical cyclone may develop in the Bay of Bengal this week with potential impacts to eastern India, Bangladesh and western Myanmar.
Following weeks of wildfires rampantly spreading throughout California, firefighters may get a leg up on the blazes this week.
As firefighters continue to get the upper hand on the blazes charring Northern California, much-needed rain and cooler air are set to descend over California later this week.
The Memphis Tigers will travel to TDECU Stadium on Thursday night to face the Houston Cougars.