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Hot ocean waters along East Coast are drawing in ‘weird’ fish and supercharging hurricanes

[The Washington Post] Warm waters are a major concern with Hurricane Isaias forecast to ride up the Eastern Seaboard. Vacationing on Nantucket in early July, Terrence Boylan cast his line in to the strangely warm surf. The creature he reeled in left the veteran angler baffled. It was a skinny, […]

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Meteorological summer to start off with sizzling temperatures across the center of the country

[AccuWeather, AP Photo] The same dome of heat that resulted in record-breaking temperatures across the West last week will shift eastward, bringing along summerlike conditions just in time for the start of meteorological summer. The same dome of heat that resulted in record-breaking temperatures across the West last week will shift eastward, […]

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950 earthquakes have hit Puerto Rico so far this year. Why? Blame it on an ‘earthquake swarm’

[USA TODAY] Story Highlights The worst quake – a magnitude 6.4 that struck early Tuesday – killed at least one person.Tectonics in Puerto Rico are dominated by the convergence between the North America and Caribbean tectonic plates.More earthquakes are possible in Puerto Rico, as is a risk for tsunamis.Following a series of […]

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