They are conspicuous by their absence, but not for long…

Around the same time last year, the eighth system in the Atlantic Basin, Henri, was forming as its predecessor, Grace, weakened back into a tropical storm. About two weeks later, Tropical Storm Ida formed. This quickly intensified and became the first major hurricane of the 2021 season. Compared to last year, our current hurricane season … Read more

Scary: a waterspout destroys everything in its path!

Thumbnail photo credit: Amy and Daniel Somers The event took place last Thursday evening. Under the amazed gaze of several witnesses, some of whom were able to capture the phenomenon in images, a waterspout touched down. DRAMATIC video of a resident narrowly escaping the Smith Island tornado, while a house next door takes a direct … Read more