Daily Archives: January 13, 2010

Air Florida Flight 90

Today is the 28th anniversary of the crash of Air Florida’s Flight 90 into the icy Potomac River near Washington DC; January 13, 1982. Source: Wiki This is one of those events that I remember exactly where I was when it happened. I was a young Air Force meteorologist stationed at Andrews Air Force Base. […]

This Just In: $58B in 2009 Losses

From Continuity Central comes this statistic from 2009: Natural catastrophes resulted in $58Billion in economic losses. In addition, they state that for the third year in a row it was a very light catastrophe year. Europe’s windstorm Klaus which was 2009’s most costly event with losses of $3.3B in insured losses and $6.0B in economic […]