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Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Fewer Tropical Storms: Another Thing to Be Thankful For
From Dr. Ryan Maue comes this graph of worldwide tropical storm frequency since 1976 when we first had worldwide satellite coverage. T.S. frequency peaked in the late '90's and has dropped every since to record low levels.
Remember, after Katrina, we were told how global warming was going to make hurricanes and tropical storms worse? Wrong again.