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E xtreme weather events . By Lillian Gregory & John Eng Period 2 Mrs. GM 12/10/12. Suggested Links!. http:// usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/whcat5.htm http:// www.cnas.org/naturalsecurity/consequences/climate-change http ://climate.nasa.gov/effects / http://climate.nasa.gov/effects/.

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e xtreme weather events

Extreme weather events

By Lillian Gregory

&

John Eng

Period 2 Mrs. GM

12/10/12

suggested links
Suggested Links!
  • http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/weather/whcat5.htm
  • http://www.cnas.org/naturalsecurity/consequences/climate-change
  • http://climate.nasa.gov/effects/
  • http://climate.nasa.gov/effects/
climate change
Climate Change
  • Is more than just a change in the weather, it refers to seasonal changes over a long period of time. These climate patterns play a fundamental role in shaping natural ecosystems, and the human economies and cultures that depend on them.
tornadoes
Tornadoes
  • Possible correlation between tornadoes and climate change
  • Frequency and magnitude increasing
  • Massive damage
  • Particularly important to American mid west
hurricanes
Hurricanes
  • Global Warming green house affect
  • As the ocean warms hurricanes become stronger
  • Stronger hurricanes form in perfect conditions out to sea
  • Storms are much weaker and less destructive when they form closer to land
intense hurricanes over p ast 100 years
Intense Hurricanes Over Past 100 Years

Category 5:

  • Labor Day Hurricane 1935 hit miamiHurricane Camille 1969 hit louisianaHurricane Andrew 1992 hit miami
  • Hurricane Isabel in 2003 was the Atlantic's first Category 5 of the 21st Century, but it weakened to a category 2 storm before hitting the USA.
  • Only 23 known to have reached this strength at any time during their lives between 1928 and 2003.
  • Hurricane Katrina strengthened into a category 5 hurricane while in the Gulf of Mexico, but made landfall as a category 4 hurricane.
  • http://www.amnh.org/explore/amnh.tv/(watch)/science-bulletins/tropical-cyclone-sandy
  • http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/news-video/video-extreme-weather-and-climate-change/article5583549/?cmpid=rss1
blizzards
Blizzards
  • Intensity increases
  • 2010
  • Does not mean global warming is fake
  • More moisture in the air
works cited
Works Cited
  • Masters, Jeff, Dr. "Are Category 4 and 5 Hurricanes Increasing in Number?" Weather Forecast & Reports. N.p., n.d. Web. 04 Dec. 2012. <http://www.wunderground.com/education/webster.asp>.
  • Wolchover, Natalie. "Beyond Irene: Future Hurricanes Will Get Worse." Yahoo! News. Yahoo!, 28 Aug. 2011. Web. 04 Dec. 2012. <http://news.yahoo.com/beyond-irene-future-hurricanes-worse-221004498.html>.
  • http://climate.nasa.gov/effects/
  • Pateman, Michael. "Tornadoes and Climate Change." Tornadoes and Climate Change. Ed. Drew Vankat. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Dec. 2012