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Sep 5, 2017 28 tweets 33 min read
#Hurricane #Irma thread. Irma is category 5 - highest # on Saffir–Simpson hurricane wind scale.
A few ways to visualize the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale #Hurricane #Irma
#Hurricane #Irma expected to first hit landfall in Anguilla / Leeward Islands. cnn.com/2017/09/05/us/…
A few ways to visualize forecasted progression of #Hurricane #Irma from today through Saturday.
: Why #Hurricane #Harvey intensified to category 4 monster:
1: Low Wind Shear
2: High Oceanic Heat wunderground.com/news/why-hurri…
Because #Hurricane #Irma is so large, forecasters urge caution in paying too much attention to its exact track. hrld.us/2gDglsZ
These islands are directly in the path of #Hurricane #Irma. Winds still significant on islands outside direct path.
$1.013B in U.S. Disaster Relief Fund unlikely enough for #Harvey, #Irma & #Wildfires. FEMA delaying other projects. thehill.com/policy/finance…
As #Hurricane #Irma moves through #PuertoRico / Puerto Rico, massive wave swells & wind gusts. #dataviz @Ventuskycom
ventusky.com/?p=19.02;-66.9…
#Hurricane #Irma moves toward warmer sea surface temp (SST); warmer SST intensifies hurricanes #dataviz @Ventuskycom ventusky.com/?p=16.0;-70.9;…
Brief 2005 NOVA vid: relationship between sea surface temperature (SST) & #Hurricane intensification - even 🔺0.5°C. opb.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/clim1…
Excellent updating coverage from the @guardian of #Hurricane #Irma including a summary of impact on each island. theguardian.com/world/live/201…
Click on "Key events" arrow to see links for all #Hurricane #Irma updating coverage from the @guardian. amp.theguardian.com/world/live/201…
Are #Hurricane #Harvey & #Irma "caused" by #ClimateChange? Yes & no: climate change INTENSIFIES natural events. pri.org/stories/2017-0…
: '500-year flood' DOES NOT MEAN 'once in 500 years.' We're having 500-year floods annually. #Harvey #Irma vox.com/platform/amp/s…
meteorologist Alan Sealls explains projected paths of three hurricanes #Hurricane #Irma #Jose #Katia
Three hurricanes are in Atlantic; last time was 2010. There were four hurricanes simultaneously in 1998. #Hurricane
100 years of hurricanes in 48 secs. #dataviz #Hurricane #Harvey #Irma #Jose #Katia "three hurricanes" #ClimateChange
Comments on 100 years of hurricanes in 48 secs. #dataviz #Hurricane #Harvey #Irma #Jose #Katia "three hurricanes" #ClimateChange
As #Hurricane #Irma moves through #Cuba and #Bahamas, massive wave swells & wind gusts. #dataviz @Ventuskycom ventusky.com/?p=22.0;-75.6;…
Comparison 9/6 vs 9/8 of wave swells & wind gusts. #Hurricane #Irma #PuertoRico #Cuba #Bahamas #dataviz @Ventuskycom ventusky.com/?p=22.0;-75.6;…
House has approved disaster relief funding bill (Senate approved yesterday).
#Hurricane #Harvey #Irma #Juan #Katia nyti.ms/2gOPFFD
Latest on #Hurricane strength:
#Irma: Category 4
#Jose: Category 4
#Katia: Category 2
@NHC_Atlantic
#Hurricane #Irma sustained category 5 force for three days; now at still severe category 4.
#Jose cat 4
#Katia cat 2
A few ways to visualize / compare / show before and after impact of #Hurricane categories. #Harvey #Irma #Jose #Katia #dataviz
Information or disinformation? Check out the @fema #Hurricane #Irma Rumor Control page.
fema.gov/hurricane-irma…
Current (& 24 hr projected) wave swells & wind gusts. #Hurricane #Irma #Florida #Cuba #Bahamas #dataviz @Ventuskycom ventusky.com/?p=28.7;-82.2;…
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