Archive for August 2017

Hurricane Harvey was not caused by climate change

This event is unprecedented & all impacts are unknown & beyond anything experienced. Follow orders from officials to ensure safety. #Harvey pic.twitter.com/IjpWLey1h8 — NWS (@NWS) August 27, 2017 Hurricane Harvey was not caused by climate change, but the situation  has been made much worse because of a changing climate. The extremely warm Gulf waters have contributed to... Read more »

On the Eve of the August 21 Eclipse

Clouds may spoil our view of Monday’s solar eclipse. Hope for breaks in the clouds mid-day in nrn IL and nw IN! #ILWX #INWX #eclipse2017 pic.twitter.com/4uGb1HxEBI — NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) August 20, 2017 The August 21 total solar eclipse is just hours away. The latest weather forecast for Monday August 21 is for partly cloudy... Read more »

How to watch the August 21 total eclipse

How to watch the August 21 total eclipse
According to the  10-day weather forecast, Monday August 21 should be a sunny day in Chicago. Weather permitting, if you are anywhere in the continental United States, you will be able to see at least a partial solar eclipse on August 21. Please, please, please, wear eclipse glasses!  Many places, including libraries and museums, will be giving... Read more »
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