Daily Archives: March 4, 2010

Waves to Blame for Two Deaths on Cruise Ship

A strong low pressure area that has been moving eastward across the Mediterranean Sea generated unusually high seas that crashed into a cruise ship yesterday smashing windows and killing two on board. In addition to the high seas, this strong low has been responsible for wind damage across Spain and northern Africa, with aircraft pilots […]

Disaster Preparedness . . . for Space Weather?

Image: SkyNews Armageddon as a theme was a huge seller for books and movies throughout The Zeros – my preferred term the previous decade – and it’s a genre that’s not going away any time soon.  Asteroids, Mayan prophecies, instantaneous and catastrophic changes in the weather, plagues . . . all great stuff. But what […]

Southern States Cooler and Wetter – and Free of Tornadoes?

[Just as this post was about to be uploaded to YourWeatherBlog an amended storm report surfaced that included a lone, weak tornado in California on February 27. Not wanting the facts to stand in the way of a good severe weather article, we’re posting the article in its original state while at the same time […]