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- San Antonio Texas
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Will We Reach 4,000 Days Since a Major Hurricane Strike? « Roy Spencer, PhDIn less than two months (October 6, 2016) it will be 4,000 days since the last time a major hurricane made landfall in the U.S., which was Wilma on October 24, 2005.Wilma was a record-setter, being the strongest Atlantic hurricane on record, with peak estimated sustained winds of 183 mph and lowest surface pressure of 882 mb. That surface preesure corresponds to a 13% removal of atmospheric mass in the core of the hurricane compared to normal sea level pressure.
But after the record-setting 2005 Atlantic hurricane season, with a whopping 27 named tropical storms, the bottom pretty much dropped out of hurricane activity since then.
Folks, after 11 years of run away AGW/Climate Change/yearly record setting heat....
We're about to hit a milestone of epic proportions. 4,000 days between Cat 3 or great hurricane strikes on North America.
Oh eventually, warming, cooling or neither the Atlantic will reach a burst point and we'll have seriously terrible season, hell it could be THIS season... that's just the odds.
But right now... today, Aug 9th 2016 we're looking at this: