Archives for November 3, 2010

OK, seriously, Tomas

Tomas has been most entertaining, but now it is time to get serious. This weather feature has not exactly been a meteorological mensch but what was a depression earlier today has reformed into an actual tropical storm. It is possible that Tomas will achieve hurricane status Friday night through Saturday morning, but if so, only…

She refuses to answer. But she does plan to eliminate health care reform. Chris Matthews has a great theory as to how Michele Bachmann’s brain “works.” Listen for it just past 3 minutes.

Two years ago when the votes were counted in the US Senate race in Minnesota, Republican Norm Coleman was ahead of Democratic Al Franken, which automatically triggered a recount. The Republicans screamed about that recount from day one, saying the worse they could say about Franken and Democrats in general, even though a) the recount…

This afternoon, the National Hurricane Prediction Center is using terms like “struggling to maintain its identity,” “elongated area of low pressure,” “losing definition,” “motion is uncertain,” “little change in philosophy,” “cold,” “guidance becomes divergent,” “forecast is problematic,” “the cyclone needs to survive its current state of disorganization,” “if,” “if,” and …. “if.” If only. Alas,…

Tomas is like that relationship you always wanted to believe in but that never came through to you. The meteorologists at the National Hurricane Center have again and again given Tomas hurricane status when he didn’t really deserve it (in my opinion) Every day, even twice a day, the meteorologists predict that the next day…