Gulf of Mexico


Reasons for Optimism for New Orleans’ Future ~Dr. Ezra Boyd, DisasterMap.net

Declarations of the death of an American city have given way to new reasons to be optimistic about New Orleans’ future. ¬†Anyone who has visited the city recently will tell you that the metro area is well into a robust period of re-population and recovery. The numbers support this view. New Orleans itself has regained…


First named storm of season, TS Andrea, forms in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge Probabilities: Chance of Storm Surge > or = 2 feet (NGVD-1929) at individual locations. Tropical Storm Andrea (2013) Advisory 3 For the 77 hours from 05 AM EDT Thu Jun 06 to 10 AM EDT Sun Jun 09 A TROPICAL STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR… * THE WEST COAST OF…


Drought Task Force: Climate Change Not To Blame ~Farm Futures

Despite ongoing discussion that drought is strong indicator of climate change, a federal study released this spring by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says last year’s drought was not instigated by climate change, but by a reduction in moisture coming in from the Gulf of Mexico. The report authors point to two specific reasons…