posted on Sep, 17 2004 @ 05:36 PM
Look at the records freely available from NOAA. If anything, this is and has been an extremely average season for tropical disturbances.
Florida has been hit with multiple hurricanes in one season before and this season has not been a record breaker so far. In fact, the season started
somewhat late on average. Nothing new there.
All hurricane seasons pale in comparison to the years of 1887 and 1935. It's hard to correlate recent events to "global warming" and other doomsday
scenario wet dreams on that fact alone.
Data on OceanWeather.com now indicates dropping water temps off the coast of Africa. This may be an indicator that the season is closing early. The
trend of below normal tropospheric temperature measurements supports this. Once the tropical activity settles down (which I predict will be very
soon), normal weather patterns will continue in the northern hemisphere (tropical drepressions tend to stall weather flow). Cooler weather patterns
will bring in the Fall season early. This Winter will likely not be a mild one.
There is no climate doomsday on the visible horizon. Sorry.