Ain’t the climate crisis fun?

Walbridge Fire

Much of Healdsburg and parts of Windsor are now included in evacuation warning zones, which extend to the very northern extent of Graton and Occidental (figure 1).
FireShot Capture 292 - County of Sonoma Fire Incident Map - sonomacounty.maps.arcgis.com.png
Fig. 1. Screenshot of Sonoma County Fire Incident Map, taken by author on August 22, 2020, at 9:11 pm EDT (6:11 pm PDT).


Tropical Storms

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Fig. 2. 72-hour gif of satellite imagery for the eastern U.S. and Gulf of Mexico.


Giant Meteor Small Asteroid in 2020

It turns out an asteroid is on track to pass by earth on the day before election day. You might call it a dark horse in the race with an estimated probability of hitting us of a mere 0.41 percent.[1]

Jay Croft and Melissa Alonso, “Oh, great: NASA says an asteroid is headed our way right before Election Day,” CNN, August 22, 2020, https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/22/us/asteroid-earth-november-2020-scn-trnd/index.html


  1. [1]Jay Croft and Melissa Alonso, “Oh, great: NASA says an asteroid is headed our way right before Election Day,” CNN, August 22, 2020, https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/22/us/asteroid-earth-november-2020-scn-trnd/index.html

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