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jaxexpat

(7,244 posts)
1. Why do we celebrate and fawn over these "other" foreign hurricane-making waves?
Sat May 25, 2024, 07:44 AM
May 25

We're perfectly able to manifest any cat of disasters in our own homeland's hemisphere when they're needed. Cat 1 through 5, no problem, name your poison. I say, "devastate domestically, don't let these illegal foreign elements infiltrate our own red-white-and-blue tropical storm producing weather patterns." It ain't for nothing we're the western hemisphere, a shining storm center on the hill and damn proud of it.

Stop the proliferation of alien hurricanes, storm American!

malaise

(272,280 posts)
4. It has been so hot here this May that I don't want to think
Sat May 25, 2024, 08:36 AM
May 25

about the temperatures in July and August

onenote

(43,453 posts)
5. Yep. We've been in Grand Cayman for the past month. Virtually no rain at all.
Sat May 25, 2024, 09:10 AM
May 25

Everyone is quite concerned about the toll the heat, which was bad last summer and fall and is expected to stay bad this spring and summer, is taking on the reef.

onenote

(43,453 posts)
14. It's not good. But the deterioration has been ongoing for quite some time.
Sat May 25, 2024, 10:31 AM
May 25

Over development and the resulting sedimentation. Invasive lion fish. Stony Tissue Coral Disease. And, of course, warming ocean temperatures due to climate change. Sometimes I'd like to drag climate change deniers underwater with me and show them the environmental destruction that they pretend isn't happening. Then I'd cut their air hoses.

Deuxcents

(17,482 posts)
9. The local weather station noted that since 1902, when they started keeping records,
Sat May 25, 2024, 09:35 AM
May 25

This has been the hottest May here in sw Florida. It’s been a dry spring this year, too, and no rain expected for a while.

Deuxcents

(17,482 posts)
16. 10:50 in Ft Myers and were at 90*
Sat May 25, 2024, 10:52 AM
May 25

Not even a breeze and the high should be 93*. We’re almost there before noon.

Otto_Harper

(535 posts)
10. Not to be the bearer of bad news, but, just so's you know
Sat May 25, 2024, 10:17 AM
May 25

The oceans have been absorbing massive amounts of heat, and are now heating to a degree never seen by people before. Here is a graph which is absolutely terrifying, but which lets you see what's going on:


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DoBW

(1,229 posts)
20. yes but Diaper Don
Sat May 25, 2024, 02:03 PM
May 25

has already been pounded by Stormy weather
Like a dog without a bone and actor out alone
riders on the storm ...
ok, nevermind

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