John & Anne Wiley

2012/10/30

Extremes

They say global warming leads to extremes in weather. This evening as we look out at beautiful blue skies with a gentle breeze wafting 73° sea air through the palms, the weather seems anything but extreme.

0508 Evening Hills

0508 Evening Hills

Our thoughts turn to our beloved Allie where it’s 25° and snow, and precious Molly where a hurricane approaches with a stinging mist blasting horizontally and winds aloft raging at 190mph according to this aviation website.

Aviation Wind Map

Aviation Wind Map

It’s easy to see how intense and uncharacteristically south-bending the jetstream is up at 36,000 feet where a few airliners are making rapid progress by riding it. Down at the surface, 70mph winds and rain are ramping up to wreak havoc on the northeast. Here’s hoping you’re warm and safe, and that our loved ones come through this ok.

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