Guest Post by BobTisdale
As of today’s 5am eastern NOAA forecast, Hurricane Joaquin may impact the east coast of the United States from North Carolina to New England, with it downgrading to a tropical storm by the time it nears New Jersey. See the cone in Figure 1 from NOAA’s National Hurricane Center. If history repeats itself, and it’s very likely to do so, alarmists will be claiming that Hurricane Joaquin is being made worse by oceans warmed by manmade greenhouse gases.
We ran into those nonsensical claims when Sandy wreaked havoc three years ago, and we countered them with presentations of data from NOAA:
- Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies along Sandy’s Track Haven’t Warmed in 70+ Years
- October 2012 Sea Surface Temperatures and Anomalies Along Sandy’s Path Were NOT Unusual
- A Couple of Comments about the Oppenheimer and Trenberth Op-Ed in the Washington Post
NOAA has removed the weekly Reynolds OI.v2…
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