Daily Archives: May 28, 2010

Forecast Calls for Lots of Media Coverage About the Upcoming Hurricane Season

You’ve probably noticed the considerable uptick in the number of news stories about the impending season.  There’s a reason for that and here’s the one-sentence explanation why:  The dataset for this year’s pre-season forecast matches the datasets of most of the worst storm seasons of the last 100+ years. An article (“Foreboding Signs Forming in […]

Start Memorial Day Weekend With “Don’t Fry Day”

Never does the importance of Memorial Day ring truer than when we’re at war and honoring those men and women who have fallen defending our country seems like it deserves more than just one day out of the year. Photo: The Houston Chronicle Alas, this weekend is treated by most as little more than the […]

Heat Wave Hits Canada

Record breaking temperatures were set both Tuesday and Wednesday this week in Montreal as temperatures soared to 93.2 F (34 C). This actually shattered the previous record set back in 1951 of 82.4 F (28 C). In Toronto, a record high of 87.8 F (31 C) was set on Wednesday which broke the old record […]