National Hurricane Center http://wlrn.org en How We Left Hurricanes In Our Dust This Year – Literally http://wlrn.org/post/how-we-left-hurricanes-our-dust-year-literally <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s hard to be a fan of hurricanes. Two out of three Haitians don’t have enough food to eat these days – thanks largely to storms like last year’s Hurricane Sandy and how they’ve ravaged Haiti’s agriculture.</span></p><p>And yet we need hurricanes once in a while. They’re a sort of planetary thermostat that cools oceans and redistributes hot air. Their rains more effectively alleviate droughts, and that can be a help instead of a horror to impoverished countries like Haiti.</p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 23:36:54 +0000 Tim Padgett 24256 at http://wlrn.org How We Left Hurricanes In Our Dust This Year – Literally TS Sandy May Spoil The Weekend http://wlrn.org/post/ts-sandy-may-spoil-weekend <p></p><p></p><p>Tropical Storm Sandy is expected to bring wind and rain to South Florida Thursday and Friday as it tracks north toward the Bahamas through Jamaica and Cuba. A tropical storm watch is already in effect from Jupiter Inlet south to the Florida Keys. <a href="http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphics_at3+shtml/091111.shtml?5-daynl#contents">Get the latest update from&nbsp;the National &nbsp;Hurricane Center.</a></p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 12:26:57 +0000 WLRN Staff 3460 at http://wlrn.org TS Sandy May Spoil The Weekend