Buresh Blog: ‘22 Hurricane Forecast... Nat. Hurricane Conference... Planets Line Up... Earth Day

Jacksonville, FL — Dr. Phil Klotzbach has released his first seasonal forecast for ‘22:

So another active Atlantic tropical season is forecast. Much of the forecast is predicated on an ongoing La Nina (cooling of the equatorial Pacific) + somewhat warmer than avg. sea surface temps. across parts of the Atlantic. Of course, there’s no way to know where tropical storms might hit this far in advance, but it’s always a good idea to be prepared far in advance.

I spent some time in mid April at the annual National Hurricane Conference. Lots of discussions about working together to help areas impacted by landfalling hurricanes. The photo below is Ken Graham, Director of the National Hurricane Center:

Interesting skies early in the morning through the weekend - April 24th. Venus, Mars, Saturn & Jupiter are lined up - conjunction - in the predawn sky. Venus & Jupiter will be particularly close. Rise early & look into the southeastern sky about 4-5:30am:

Friday, April 22 is Earth Day. Local events * here *. Global events * here *.