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Hurricane Isaac has a silver lining

Submitted by Roanman on Wed, 08/29/2012 - 08:47


Here's Jim Cantore, among others, performing the obligatory weatherman vs. hurricane story, this time for MSNBC.

Jim like many television news professionals is clearly not bright enough to come in out of the rain ..... just sayin.



From the Weather Channel.

This is the thought to be path of Isaac as it moves inland.



Which should help a great deal with drought conditions throughout the country.



Although it is way too late to help out much with rising food prices anytime soon.

Below are the weekly charts for corn, soybeans and live cattle in that order fom January 1994 to the present.




World drought map

Submitted by Roanman on Fri, 07/06/2012 - 07:31


Our friend Reina in Montevideo just emailed condemning our North American bias.

Reina, when you're right your right, other people have droughts too.

From the Universty College London Department of Space and Climate Physics who also have a pretty cool site, just not as quite as cool as the site below ..... kidding.



Interesting what a high percentage of drought is going on north of the equator, both in terms of the total area and as a percentage of land mass.

I dunno ... just sayin.


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