Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Atlantic hurricane names for 2018

Now that the Atlantic hurricane season of 2018 is almost underway, you might be interested in how hurricane names are chosen and to see the list for this year. EarthSky provides the information here. Atlantic hurricane names are: Alberto, Beryl, Chris, Debby, Ernesto, Florence, Gordon, Helene, Isaac, Joyce, Kirk, Leslie,…
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Powerful hurricanes are strengthening more quickly than they used to

A recent article in Geophysical Research Letters indicates that the most powerful hurricanes are strengthening more quickly than they used to, according to a newsletter from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. While hurricanes as a whole are not rapidly intensifying more often than in the past, the most powerful storms…
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