Category Archives: weather

WINTER IN AMERICA by Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron was born three years before me in 1949 The late Chicago-born poet/musician never had a hit, but his line ‘the revolution will not be televised’ survived in my memory and that of Keith Raywood who put WINTER IN AMERICA on his Facebook home page, proving that website is not 100% devoted to old […]

Hotter Than Before Almost

The Friends of Science actively refute the majority of scientists churning out warnings about the threat of Global Warming. The Hoaxist website disputes the claims of the radical rise in temperatures, the danger of man’s carbon footprint on the planet, global warming’s adverse effect on weather patterns as well as the shrinkage of glaciers and […]

Cyclone In Revere

Two days ago an early morning tornado stuck Revere Beach. Thankfully tree were no serious injuries from the EF-2 outburst, but winds gusted to 120 mph in a 3/8ths of a mile swarth, leaving residents without power for several hours. While tornadoes are extremely rare along the Massachusetts coast, Revere Beach was once home to […]

Cold Is The New Warm

The National Weather Bureau announced that the winter of 2014 was the coldest recorded in modern history. Having lived through a weary long season of frigid temperatures, multiple snowstorms, and a delayed Spring I am happy to see a few flowers in the gardens of Fort Greene and leaves sprouting from the trees lining Lafayette […]

Rainy New York Dry LA

The forecast for the evening from the Fort Greene Observatory calls for more rain. This prediction for precipitation stands for tomorrow. No flooding has been reported at the General Fowler Square, but the rivers, creeks, tidal marshes, and streams of the Northeast must be bursting their banks. Anyone in the Far West has to be […]