When windows won't open and salt clogs the shaker, the weather will favor the umbrella maker.
KNOW YOUR CLOUDS!
Stratocumulus clouds are masses of puffy clouds with little or no space in between. A sky full of stratocumulus clouds indicates dry weather if the difference in temperature between night and day is only a few degrees. For more clouds, click here:
WORD OF THE WEEK
THE SAFFIR-SIMPSON HURRICANE SCALE
The Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale is a 1 to 5 rating based on a hurricane's intensity. It is used to estimate a hurricane’s potential impact on coastal areas, including property damage and flooding. Wind speed, measured using a 1-minute average, is the determining factor in the scale. Category 1: wind speeds 74-95 mph
Category 2: wind speeds 96-110 mph
Category 3: wind speeds 111-130 mph
Category 4: wind speeds 131-155 mph
Category 5: wind speeds over 155 mph
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