Buresh Blog: The peak of summertime heat... 90-degree days...Tornado histogram... storm pics & video

Jacksonville, FL — “Talking the Tropics With Mike” - updated everyday through Nov. 30th.

It’s the peak of midsummer heat for the U.S. including Jacksonville/NE Fl./SE Ga. The *average* hottest stretch of temps. for Jacksonville specifically is July 22 - Aug. 8 with a high of 92 & a low of 74 degrees F respectively.

As of July 20th, Jacksonville has had 44 90-degree days. The average for the year is 82 days.

The week has been the hottest ever recorded for parts of Europe including 40 degrees C/104 degrees F in London.

So I found this on Twitter from @tornadoarchive - a tornado histogram of sorts - pretty cool. Pretty interesting to see how tornado climatology changes based on an ever-changing/evolving society.

This week - July 16-20 - has been dominated by numerous midday through afternoon into the evening storms resulting in a myriad of beautiful scenery. Some pics & vids below (see @mikefirstalert on Instagram, Twitter & Facebook: