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Hurricane Maria Evening Update 9-19-17
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Hurricane Irma Update 9-11-17
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Hurricane Maria Evening Update 9-19-17

Hurricane Maria Evening Update 9-19-17

Category five hurricane Maria has maximum sustained winds of 175 mph late this Tuesday evening.

Is solar affordable?

Is solar affordable?

Do you pay your electric bill now? Then yes, solar is very affordable!

Hurricane Maria Update 9-19-17

Hurricane Maria Update 9-19-17

This storm posses a great threat to Puerto Rico on Wednesday.  All indications show Maria at a category 4 or 5 storm when in reaches the island Wednesday afternoon.

Hurricane Maria 9-18-17

Hurricane Maria 9-18-17

Hurricane Maria is strengthening in the Atlantic and has its eyes set on Puerto Rico. This storm is in warm water and a favorable upper air pattern to develop.  It is presently a category 2 storm with 110 mph winds.  It should increase today to a category 3 storm. It is not following the slightly […]

Power Refi

Power Refi

The basic idea is that power is a persistent and unending expense and the rate you are charged for it will continue to climb.  Why not take that money and use it more wisely?

Hurricane Irma Update 9-11-17

Hurricane Irma Update 9-11-17

Hurricane Irma finally made Florida peninsula landfall yesterday near Marco Island as a category 3 storm.

Hurricane Irma Update 9-10-17

Hurricane Irma Update 9-10-17

Hurricane Irma is making landfall in the Florida Keys this morning has a category four storm with winds up to 130 mph. Key West is in the western eye-wall.  A recent wind gust of 91 mph was just recorded there.  The radar dome is just east of Key West with Doppler radar winds being measured […]

Hurricane Irma Update 9-9-17

Hurricane Irma Update 9-9-17

If Irma hugs the western coast of Florida, it actually puts the forward right quadrant of the storm in the worst possible place.

Hurricane Irma Update 9-8-17

Hurricane Irma Update 9-8-17

Powerful and large Hurricane Irma will strike southern Florida this weekend. With regard to track, anywhere in southern Florida is fair game at this point.  The hurricane is larger than average so widespread damage similar to what happened with Harvey in and around Rockport, Texas (see below) a few weeks ago will occur over much […]

Hurricane Irma Update 9-7-17

Hurricane Irma Update 9-7-17

Irma is not only deep/strong as measured by the related central pressure/wind speed but it is also large with a eye wall measuring about 25 miles in diameter.

Hurricane Irma Update 9-5-17

Hurricane Irma Update 9-5-17

Irma is a large and dangerous storm!  Coastal areas of Florida should be preparing (as always) for its arrival by late week. It is not entirely out of the realm of possibility that Irma could end up in the Gulf of Mexico.

Harvey Flooding and Rain Report Part 2

Harvey Flooding and Rain Report Part 2

Is Harvey an unusual storm?  What was the meteorology behind it? The formation of Harvey wasn’t unusual in any way.  Hurricanes need, among other things, weak upper level winds and warm ocean water to develop.  These ingredients are found in abundance in the Gulf of Mexico in August and September.  The fact that a category […]