2020 Atlantic Storm Name List Depleted

2020 Atlantic Storm Name List Depleted

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reports the Atlantic name list for the 2020 hurricane and tropical storm is depleted. As such, the newest storm was named Beta, according to the NOAA on Sept. 18, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. CT. Five hours earlier a Subtropical Storm was named Alpha. Beginning the use of the Greek alphabet occurs […]

2014 Hottest Year on Record, According to NOAA State of Climate Study

2014 Hottest Year on Record, According to NOAA State of Climate Study

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released a new study on Thursday which shows that 2014 was the hottest year on record, according to recent data. Their findings were complied by the NOAA’s Center for Weather and Climate and published in the State of the Climate in 2014 report. The report shows the biggest indicators of climate […]

Massive Amounts of Toxic Algae Threaten West Coast U.S.

Massive Amounts of Toxic Algae Threaten West Coast U.S.

A unusually large mass of toxic algae is spreading in the waters off the West Coast of the United States, threatening ocean animals and even humans. What is now being referred to as “red tide” is an extraordinarily lethal bloom of algae that has caused deadly infections in dolphins and sea lions in the near-Pacific […]