Category Archives: weather

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 […]

Hot As Bangkok

I’ve been going to Thaialnd since the early 90s. I quickly learned that April was the hottest time of the year. 2014 will be no exception and according to the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand this coming Sunday the sun will be directly over the City of Cmiles. It should be a hot one. […]

Never-Ending Winter

Never-Ending Winter Last night I went to sleep at on the top floor of the Fort Greene Observatory. I was wearing a cotton night gown and my cover was a double blanket. The cold seeped through the windows and a little past 3am I woke to a chill. The outside temperature was wavering in the […]