Hurricane Harvey: Devastating – Not UnprecedentedPosted: August 28, 2017
“Team warming’s climate simulations have not only failed to predict America’s prolonged hurricane drought, but also the full gamut of extreme weather events which have been on the whole historically benign. They’d do better tossing coins.”
Good read, especially for the climate change, ambulance chasing charletons out there already blaming mankind for Harvey.
By Craig Rucker ~
Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas as a category four hurricane, ending America’s 4,324 day major hurricane drought.
Parts of Texas are in for a walloping.
The National Weather Service described the hurricane as “about as fierce as they come” … and they are right.
Hurricane Harvey is severe, entirely natural — and not unprecedented.
In 1900, America’s deadliest ever hurricane devastated Galveston, Texas.
The practice of naming hurricanes was not yet in vogue, but this category four hurricane didn’t need a name to become a true human tragedy.
The storm brought 145 mile per hour winds and a 15 foot storm surge which flooded the city.
Estimates range from 6,000 to 12,000 dead. The loss of life was so extreme that Texans couldn’t cope with the sheer number of bodies. They were forced to resort to mass graves, barges for mass burials at sea, and…
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