Thursday, May 29, 2014

Drones to Research Hurricanes in 2014

Interesting video feature on how NOAA will experiment with drones to fly into hurricanes to measure intensity -- from our local ABC television affiliate

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Florida’s Hurricane Catastrophe Fund at $13 Billion

No significant storm since Wilma in 2005 has helped the "Cat Fund" grow its strength.

Here are the details

Let's  hope we don't have to dip in this season....

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Florida Fuel Crunch Ahead of Hurricane Season

We're less than a month away from the official start of hurricane season.  While the predictions are low for 2014 (they were higher than average last year and it was a quiet season), the incoherent weather patterns so far this season give me pause.  

In the meantime, this piece caught my eye not only for the concern of the headline, but also my desire to better understand why I'm paying over $3.50 a gallon for regular gas (found under $3 in Texas over the winter)