Month: August 2011

Hurricane Irene and its Destruction in Puerto Rico

From August 21st to August 22nd then-Tropical Storm Irene moved over Puerto Rico, and produced tree and power line damage all across the island. Once it created a mess in Puerto Rico, Irene strengthened into a hurricane just as it...

The 20th Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew

With the 19th Anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, we decided to look back and examine one of the worst storms, especially because one is in the Atlantic as we speak – Irene. Looking back on it, the weather pattern that hurricane...

It’s a Hot Year for the United States!

We decided to take a break from the water extraction and water damage talks, and discuss other topics, like fire suppression. We were talking to our friends at the National Climatic Data Center, and they calculated that during the January-July...

The Billion Dollar Hitters

The National Hurricane Center has come out with a list of the most costly tropical storms and hurricanes in history. Any guesses as to which made the list? Well, good, because we didn’t have the slightest clue which ones wreaked...

Hurricane Weak 2011

There is no need to fret just because shark week is over, there is another week of mayhem and terror coming up – Hurricane Week 2011 on The Weather Channel. While most of you are thinking “what’s so scary about...

Tropical Storm Gert

As we continue with our hurricane theme, because it is after all hurricane season, we wanted to update our loyal readers on the doings of Tropical Storm Gert, as he passes through the east of Bermuda. Tropical Storm Gert is...