Tropical Cyclones Shifting Toward Inland Populations

Expansion of the Tropics

Tropical Cyclones Shifting Toward Inland Populations

Tropical cyclones have been moving farther from the equator, which means they are shifting toward inland populations. Researchers from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) led a study that found the maximum intensity of these tropical cyclones has been shifting poleward. Nature is expected to publish a study entitled The Poleward Migration of the Location of […]

Florida Floodwaters and Continuing Storms Dampen Area Rescue Missions

Florida Floodwaters and Continuing Storms Dampen Area Rescue Missions

Starting Tuesday afternoon and extending through the majority of yesterday evening, the Florida Panhandle and southern parts of Alabama fell victim to torrential rains that produced mass amounts of heavy flooding. Throughout the areas, the severe storm system stranded many residents in their attics, upturned roadways, and in at least one instance, an unfortunate fatality.  Although emergency workers across […]