Daily Archives: August 28, 2011

“Con-Ed says Lower Manhattan flooding less than expected”

No doubt Joe Romm will apologize for shouting fire in a crowded theater. Aug 28 (Reuters) – New York power utility Consolidated Edison (ED.N) said on Sunday it hasn’t made a final decision on whether to cut power to Lower … Continue reading

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CNN : “New York City seemingly spared”

Live blog: New York City seemingly spared as Tropical Storm Irene churns on [Update 10:22  a.m. Sunday] CNN’s Anderson Cooper, reporting from Battery Park in New York, says that the flooding there is receding and it is no longer raining. … Continue reading

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Test Drive The New Site!

The one year anniversary of this blog is coming up this week, and Real Science will be moving to a new site very soon. Feel free to post and click on ads! http://www.real-science.com/

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GFS/WRF Forecast Was Almost Perfect

I did this GFS/WRF run on Friday. Compare with what actually happened. It got rainfall, wind speed and the shape of the storm almost perfect. Kudos to NOAA and NCAR weather modelers, who were dead on. Almost perfect. Where were … Continue reading

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Obama Narrowly Escaped 31 MPH Winds And 0.03 Inches Of Rain At Martha’s Vineyard


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The Eye Of The Tiger

The eye of Irene passed almost directly over New York City. Here are the stats from Weather Underground. http://www.wunderground.com/ Precipitation 4.56 in Wind Speed 14 mph Max Wind Speed 24 mph Max Gust Speed 60 mph

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Expert Forecasts From Three Days Ago


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Obama Fled The Devastation On Martha’s Vineyard


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Comment From Reader Andre

Andre says: August 28, 2011 at 7:25 am I was a first responder and thoroughly trained in Hurricane damage assessment and disaster management by FEMA. I have been involved in many Washington D.C. metro area hurricanes over the past 25 years. … Continue reading

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Irene Terrifies New Yorkers


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