Post New Article

`Back-Loaded' Hurricane Season
Bearing Down on U.S. Coast

Original Article

Posted By: NorthernDog, 8/15/2019 7:36:35 PM

Don’t be lulled by a quiet June and July, the real Atlantic hurricane season is about to kick off. The hurricane season runs from June 1 to the end of November. But the next six weeks -- “the season within a season” -- is regularly the most dangerous and active time for storms to develop in the Atlantic, said Dennis Feltgen, spokesman for the National Hurricane Center in Miami. Only two named storms have developed in the Atlantic so far this year. Dry, dusty air from Africa’s Sahara robbed potential storms of moisture, and wind shear spurred by the El


Liberals are practically begging for a hurricane - so they can blame it on Trump!

Post Reply

Reply 1 - Posted by: Jennie C. 8/15/2019 7:46:56 PM (No. 153435)
This end-of-November thing is as fake as naming any "tropical storm," rather than true hurricanes as they used to do. That's the only way they get more "named" storms, which they claim are due to global warming (climate change being another fake term that I refuse to use). The old rhyme was something like June too soon, July stand by, August come they must, September (??) maybe remember, and October all over.
11 people like this.

Reply 2 - Posted by: Northcross 8/15/2019 7:49:52 PM (No. 153436)
Is this supposed to be news that the height of the hurricane season is in September? And please explain Mr. Headline Writer how a hurricane "season" is bearing down on the U. S. Coast. Misleading alarmist hyperbolic tripe.
18 people like this.

Reply 3 - Posted by: bad-hair 8/15/2019 8:26:37 PM (No. 153451)
BWaHaHaHa. Them hurricanes is comin to get ya Rednecks. Pile out from under thet one and tell me you don't believe in global warming. In the meanwhile me and my Vegan wife will refrain from having children. Take That.
7 people like this.

Reply 4 - Posted by: mc squared 8/15/2019 8:54:58 PM (No. 153459)
Maybe. Maybe not. Same as every other year.
9 people like this.

Reply 5 - Posted by: Ribicon 8/15/2019 10:22:08 PM (No. 153492)
This lie along with Our Rising Seas is used by the insurance cabal as a fraudulent justification for endlessly increasing insurance premiums. Same goes for those inland and at risk for tornadoes. Should be investigated as a racketeering issue.
4 people like this.

Reply 6 - Posted by: panther361 8/15/2019 10:47:28 PM (No. 153503)
Climate change, or the chaging of the world's climates, is real and have been occurring since long before we got here.
4 people like this.

Reply 7 - Posted by: Vesicant 8/15/2019 11:41:50 PM (No. 153526)
Just monitor, the Patrick AFB hurricane info page, and the 45th Weather Squadron page. When the Air Force leaves, you do too.
2 people like this.

Reply 8 - Posted by: Enoch Powell 8/15/2019 11:56:24 PM (No. 153537)
I was in South Florida from 2003-2010. Hurricanes galore. But actually by the time they hit Broward, tropical storms. Absurd article.
2 people like this.

Reply 9 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 8/16/2019 12:53:40 AM (No. 153556)
Either way, I hate them and the destruction they cause. Nothing to joke about.
2 people like this.

Reply 10 - Posted by: PChristopher 8/16/2019 12:59:54 AM (No. 153560)
Everyone who has ever lived on the East Coast knows that September/October is the peak season. There is no news here.....just fear-mongering progressive click bait.
2 people like this.

Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 8/16/2019 1:39:14 AM (No. 153578)
Just DESPERATE, for SOME kind of bad news, ANYTHING. And whatever it might be, it WILL be "Trump's fault", no matter what.
5 people like this.

Reply 12 - Posted by: JimBob 8/16/2019 2:05:20 AM (No. 153588)
"Back-Loaded"? Well, this year it certainly has not been "Front-Loaded"! I live on the north shore of Bay Saint Louis, MS, which was 'Ground Zero' for both Camille (1969) and Katrina (2005). The rather sharp peak to the active storm season is Labor Day weekend. We'll see what happens. Meantime, it HAS been rather quiet so far, as in...... nothing. It COULD change, or ..... maybe not. Sounds to me like these people are mostly trying to get in the news, get their ratings up. I would wager that the Media already have their stories written about how it's all due to "Anthropogenic" (big word.... do they even know what it means? Sounds so much more impressive than "man-made") Global Warming (scratch that) Climate Change (scratch that also) .... I got it! Anthropogenic Climate Disruption!..... as all the 'Beautiful People' (at least that's what THEY think they are) fly in their private jets and mega-yachts to their 'Global Warming Summit' (that is, rich hypocrite's snob's party). Yep, the stories are all written how if we only had elected AlGore back in 2000, and had $10/gallon gas, everyone living in holes in the ground and walking to Starbucks instead of driving, how the Seas would have Receded and All the Hurricanes would have Gone Away. They just need to fill in the blanks.... where, when, how much damage, etc...... and of course, it's already set in type that it's all TRUMP'S (they don't call him President Trump) fault! In the meantime, in the real world, I'm keeping my eyes open.
2 people like this.

Reply 13 - Posted by: ROLFNader 8/16/2019 6:34:18 AM (No. 153646)
Agree with poster#1. The lazy-ass media LOVES tropical storms. It's a paid vacation for them . Also must note that they are now naming snowstorms..
2 people like this.

Reply 14 - Posted by: 3XALADY 8/16/2019 8:17:48 AM (No. 153700)
Just say the word 'hurricane' and I'm immediately remembering Dan Rather hanging on to a palm tree on Sanibel Island (I think) during one. I think he was the first on site reporter before The Weather Channel picked it up. I lived in SW FL 2000-2016 and sat thru Hurricane Charley 8/04. Once burned, twice shy.
1 person likes this.

Below, you will find ...
Most Recent Articles posted by "NorthernDog"
Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)
Most Recent Articles posted by NorthernDog"
Obama told Biden advisers not to
let the former Veep ‘damage his
legacy’ in his 2020 presidential run
9 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/16/2019 6:44:05 PM Post Reply
Former President Barack Obama and Joe Biden have an extremely close relationship, but that reportedly hasn't alleviated concerns Obama has about the former vice president's 2020 campaign. Obama spoke with Biden about the prospect of him running multiple times before the former vice president hopped into the race, and "took pains to cast his doubts about the campaign in personal terms," according to a New York Times report. A person familiar with the exchange told The Times that Obama said to Biden, "You don't have to do this, Joe, you really don't." But Biden responded that he felt he had
Elizabeth Warren unveils expansive
proposal on Native American issues
3 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/16/2019 6:38:28 PM Post Reply
WASHINGTON — Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday proposed a sprawling set of policies relating to Native Americans and indigenous tribes, accusing the federal government of years of neglect and calling for major economic development initiatives and new legal protections that would give tribes more control over criminal justice and development on their land. “As a nation, we are failing in our legal, political, and moral obligations toward tribal governments and indigenous peoples,” Warren wrote in a post on the Medium website. “Washington owes native communities respect — and so much more.” Warren proposed wholesale changes in the way the federal
Energized liberals fear Warren,
Sanders can't beat Trump
6 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/16/2019 4:53:20 PM Post Reply
BERLIN, N.H. — They want fundamental change: single-payer health care, debt-free college, environmental protections and the end of big money in politics. But as liberal voters size up the two leading candidates running on those values — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren — one question is impossible to avoid: Can either one beat President Donald Trump? Even some of the most passionate liberals are not sure Sanders or Warren is up to the task, knowing that Trump will use anything he can to tear them down: age, gender, personal background and, of course, their progressive plans to transform health care and the U.S.
`Back-Loaded' Hurricane Season
Bearing Down on U.S. Coast
14 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/15/2019 7:36:35 PM Post Reply
Don’t be lulled by a quiet June and July, the real Atlantic hurricane season is about to kick off. The hurricane season runs from June 1 to the end of November. But the next six weeks -- “the season within a season” -- is regularly the most dangerous and active time for storms to develop in the Atlantic, said Dennis Feltgen, spokesman for the National Hurricane Center in Miami. Only two named storms have developed in the Atlantic so far this year. Dry, dusty air from Africa’s Sahara robbed potential storms of moisture, and wind shear spurred by the El
Hickenlooper ends White House bid,
hints at possible Senate run in Colorado
15 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/15/2019 2:49:14 PM Post Reply
Coping with a struggling campaign and facing the reality that he wouldn’t make the stage at next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates, former two-term Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper ended his long-shot bid for the White House on Thursday. "Today, I’m ending my campaign for president. But I will never stop believing that America can only move forward when we work together," Hickenlooper said in a video released on social media and through email. “A little over six months ago, I announced my run for president. In almost every aspect, this journey has been more exciting and more rewarding
Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact:
A bad deal, 80 years ago
5 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/14/2019 4:27:38 PM Post Reply
Some 80 years ago, on Aug. 23, 1939, Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union signed the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, formally known as the Treaty of non-aggression between Germany and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The world was shocked — and terrified — by the agreement. Western democracies of the 1930s had counted on the huge resources of Communist Russia, and its hostility to the Nazis, to serve as a brake on Adolf Hitler’s Western ambitions. Great Britain and the other Western European democracies had assumed that the Nazis would never invade them as long as a hostile Soviet Union threatened
From not having kids to battling
anxiety: Climate change is shaping life
choices and affecting mental health
37 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/14/2019 8:29:07 AM Post Reply
Revelle Mast wanted to be an architect when she was a kid. She changed course in high school, deciding to pursue chemical engineering to address the threat of climate change. But, last year, she made another life decision: to go into politics. “I realized about a year ago that was not feasible on the time scale that climate change is happening,” Mast said. “Nine months ago, I quit my engineering job and went full time into political work.” As global warming – the gradual increase in temperature of the Earth's atmosphere –accelerates, people are grappling with the idea that disastrous
Stacey Abrams says she would be open
to VP consideration 'by any nominee'
33 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/14/2019 8:21:42 AM Post Reply
Stacey Abrams, the former Democratic nominee for Georgia governor, said Tuesday she is open to becoming the running mate for “any” of the roughly two dozen White House candidates vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020. “I would be honored to be considered by any nominee,” she said in an interview with The New York Times. Abrams announced Tuesday she would not enter the crowded Democratic presidential primary, and would instead focus her efforts in the year-and-a-half before Election Day on combating voter suppression and boosting participation in the 2020 census. “I’ve just come to the decision that
One of Epstein’s guards was
not a corrections officer
17 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/13/2019 3:35:57 PM Post Reply
More details have come out on the death of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, who was found dead in his jail cell at Manhattan Correctional Center on Saturday. The Associated Press reports one of the two people who were on duty at the jail and in charge of watching Epstein was not a correctional officer. With shortages of trained correctional officers in some federal prisons, they have resorted to using clerical workers and teachers. Jail policy called for guards to check Epstein every 30 minutes after he reportedly attempted to commit suicide a few weeks prior. Investigators found the checks weren’t
Minneapolis Bans New Drive-Thrus 23 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/13/2019 2:07:59 PM Post Reply
One of the hottest trends in the restaurant world right now is delivery — and Minneapolis just gave people one more reason to stay home and place their food orders online: The city has placed a ban on the construction of new drive-thru windows. Be it restaurant or coffee shop, pharmacy or bank, the Minneapolis City Council approved the new rule this past Thursday, leaving current drive-thrus untouched (as well as businesses that are currently waiting for approval), but preventing the construction of any new ones within the city. "We're not closing any of the current drive-thrus," Council Vice President Andrea
NYPD Hate Crimes Unit Investigating After
3 Hasidic Jews Attacked Within An Hour
7 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/13/2019 10:30:58 AM Post Reply
NEW YORK – At least three people were violently mugged early this morning in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The first attack happened on Ross Street, the second on Wythe Place and a third on Clymer Street. The suspects allegedly struck three Hasidic Jews, between the ages of 56 and 71, within an hour. Friends told CBS2’s Christina Fan the men were walking to synagogue or work when the suspects ambushed them. Now, the NYPD’s Hate Crimes unit is on the case. “Obviously, might just be a run-of-the-mill mugging with the attempt as a bias crime, knowing that these people – just like myself, I
Warren wows in Iowa as candidates'
sprint to caucuses begins
16 replies
Posted by NorthernDog 8/13/2019 9:11:20 AM Post Reply
DES MOINES, Iowa — The chant — "2 cents, 2 cents, 2 cents" — started in the back of a crowd that packed sidewalks at the Iowa State Fair. Elizabeth Warren, basking in the spontaneous adulation of her proposed wealth tax, prompted roars with her call for the ultra-wealthy to "pitch in 2 cents so everybody gets a chance to make it." A night before, the Massachusetts senator enjoyed similar treatment when Democrats at a party dinner jumped to their feet — some beginning to dance — at the opening bars of Dolly Parton's "9 to 5," the song that would usher Warren on stage.
Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)
Beto O’Rourke on TX Senate Run:
‘That Would Not Be Good Enough’
34 replies
Posted by Imright 8/15/2019 1:31:48 PM Post Reply
Thursday in El Paso, TX, 2020 presidential hopeful former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) shut down speculation that he would run for the U.S. Senate in Texas if his presidential run is not successful. O’Rourke said, “There have even been some who have suggested that I stay in Texas and run for Senate, but that would not be good enough. That would not be good enough for this community, that would not be good enough for El Paso, that would not be good enough for this country.” He added, “We must take the fight directly to the source of this problem. That person who has caused this pain
Sheila Jackson Lee: ’Racism’ a ‘National
Security Threat’—‘Huge Sums of
Money’ Needed to Win Over ‘White Minds’
33 replies
Posted by Imright 8/15/2019 10:50:23 PM Post Reply
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) on Tuesday declared that “racism” is “a national security threat” and urged President Donald Trump’s administration to invest more federal funds to “get into the lives” and “minds” of young white males who are “drawn to white militia, white supremacy, white nationalism because they have nothing else to do.”“I believe that racism… should be declared a national security threat,” Jackson Lee said during a House Homeland Security Committee hearing. “Racism is a national security threat. Before, we would say,
Nearly 200 House Dems Now
Support Bill Outlawing All New
Semi-Automatic Weapons
32 replies
Posted by Hazymac 8/15/2019 12:12:01 PM Post Reply
Proving once again they're absolutely clueless on firearms, nearly 200 House Democrats have indicated their support for legislation banning all semi-automatic firearms nationwide. They aren't just talking about the dreaded AR-15 here. Every new Glock, outlawed. My dad's old .22 Browning target pistol, which my 13-year-old insists I leave to him in my will, would be among the last of its kind. And -- try not to think about this too hard, or you'll cry -- the Colt 1911 .45, perhaps the American sidearm, would be no more. We'll get revolvers and bolt-action rifles and that's about it. The Assault Weapons Ban of 2019
Breaking: Ilhan Omar and Rashida
Tlaib Blocked From Entering Israel
32 replies
Posted by Imright 8/15/2019 11:17:19 AM Post Reply
The Israeli government announced Thursday morning pro-BDS movement and anti-Semitic Democrat lawmakers Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib will not be allowed to enter the country. The two were scheduled to land in Tel Aviv on Friday. Tlaib has been informed she can apply for a humanitarian visa if she would like to visit her Palestinian family. Last month and one day prior to announcing her planned trip to Israel, Omar introduced a Boycott, Sanction and Divestment resolution on Capitol Hill in partnership with Tlaib. In doing so, she compared Israeli treatment of Palestinians
'I've got Trumpgret!' 2016 swing voters warn
they don't like 'chaos' as president
heads for New Hampshire in hope
he can turn it red - and
to distract from 2020 Democrats on
the run there
31 replies
Posted by zephyrgirl 8/15/2019 6:12:22 PM Post Reply
When Chad Johansen voted for Donald Trump in 2016, he hoped he was picking someone who could help small-business owners compete with bigger companies. But that hasn't happened, and now the 26-year-old owner of NH iPhone Repair feels what he calls 'Trumpgret.' The Republican president has done little to address health care issues for a small employer, he said, and the Manchester man remains on edge about how Trump's tariffs could affect his business, which employs fewer than 10 people.
AOC: Racists were key part of
Trump's coalition of voters
31 replies
Posted by Imright 8/15/2019 3:31:15 PM Post Reply
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez offered her opinion on whether President Trump's supporters are racist during an interview with Crooked Media's Pod Save America podcast. "First of all, the biggest mistake that we have — and it's a trap that gets set by the Right, whether intentionally or unintentionally — is just the frame of asking, 'Is blank racist?'" the New York Democrat explained, arguing the conversation needs to be about racism itself, not the people who ascribe to it. "Like all winning political phenomena ... they rely on coalition building," she continued.
Five Democrats Warn Supreme Court It
Could be 'Restructured;' Urge It
to Drop 2nd Amendment Case
30 replies
Posted by M2 8/15/2019 10:15:17 AM Post Reply
Five Democrat senators have filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, urging it to stay out of a pending Second Amendment case and warning it that a majority of Americans now believe the "Supreme Court should be restructured in order to reduce the influence of politics." The case, New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York, is the first major challenge to gun laws since 2010, the senators said. According to SCOTUS blog, the New York State Pistol and Rifle Association, representing gun owners who live in the city, are challenging the city's ban on transferring licensed, unloaded guns anywhere outside city limits --
Experts: Broken Bones in Jeffrey Epstein's Neck
'Are Common In Victims of Homicide by Strangulation'
30 replies
Posted by MichaelvdGalien 8/15/2019 4:53:25 AM Post Reply
When it was first reported that pedophile billionaire Jeffrey Epstein had died in a maximum-security prison, supposedly by suicide, the Internet was immediately ablaze with conspiracy theories. That's not so strange considering that several people had warned beforehand that Epstein had dirt on many important people; people who would be well served by his untimely death. An autopsy has now found, the Washington Post reports, that Epstein "sustained multiple breaks in his neck bones, according to two people familiar with the findings." And that's rather... interesting...
Trump calls for more mental hospitals
to keep 'crazy people' away from guns
29 replies
Posted by Ribicon 8/15/2019 10:18:47 PM Post Reply
President Trump said Thursday in response to mass shootings that the U.S. needs to build more mental institutions to keep sick, dangerous people off the streets and away from access to guns. “We have to start building institutions again,” Mr. Trump told reporters. “So many of these institutions were closed [decades ago], and the people were just allowed to go onto the streets. And that was a terrible thing for our country. We have to open up institutions. We can’t let these people be on the streets.”(Snip) Mr. Trump also noted the standoff in Philadelphia on Wednesday. A man with a long criminal history
Anthony Scaramucci: Trump Will Drop Out
by March 2020
26 replies
Posted by ladydawgfan 8/16/2019 3:17:19 PM Post Reply
Anthony Scaramucci, who was fired after a mere 11 days on the job as White House communications director for President Donald Trump in July 2017, is once again lashing out at his former boss. In an interview with Vanity Fair, the media-hungry hedge fund manager nicknamed “The Mooch,” claims President Trump is all bark with no bite. He predicts the president, who enjoys an 88 percent approval rating among Republicans, will be forced to bow out of the presidential election by March 2020. Asked by interviewer William Cohan why he’s turned on President Trump in such a public fashion,
SUNY Women’s Studies Staffer: Milking Cows
Is ‘Sexual Assault’
23 replies
Posted by ladydawgfan 8/16/2019 3:10:00 PM Post Reply
A new research paper published last week by a staff member of the women’s studies department at SUNY Brockport makes the case that the dairy industry’s production process involves the “rape” and “sexual assault” of cows. According to a report by Campus Reform, a staff member of the women’s studies department at The College at Brockport, State University of New York argued in a recently published academic journal article that the production of milk on farms is akin to “rape” and “sexual assault. The research article’s author, Mackenzie April, is in charge of social media for the women’s studies department at the college.
Phoenix father beats a man to death
for accosting daughter in bathroom
23 replies
Posted by DaddyO 8/16/2019 6:25:14 AM Post Reply
A Phoenix father is facing second degree murder charges for allegedly killing a man who allegedly harassed his young daughter. Police say Melvin Harris, 40, admitted to beating Leon Armstrong, 26, to death after he attempted to break into the teenage girl's stall at a QuikTrip convenience store bathroom. Harris was waiting for his daughter and her two friends in the store’s parking lot when Armstrong approached his car asking for money. Harris gave him change, then Armstrong walked into the convenience store, police said. Soon after, Harris' daughter and her friends came out of the store and said the man had harassed them, according to a police report.
Post New Article