New Orleans leads South in producing additional thunderstorms from city warmth, smog | Setting

Many cities are producing sufficient warmth and smog to vary the climate round them, however New Orleans seems to be altering its local weather greater than most, producing a higher variety of human-caused thunderstorms than every other giant metropolis within the Southeast, a brand new examine has discovered. New Orleans is creating about 15% extra … Read more

What to Know About the Loop Current in the Gulf of Mexico

A satellite view of Hurricane Rita on September 22, 2005. Rita intensified over the Loop Current.Image: NOAA (Getty Images) Tthe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said this week that it’s likely we could once again be in for a very active hurricane season. As global warming supercharges ocean temperatures and the possibility of bigger, badder … Read more