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Weather Report – May 17, 2016

Weather Report – May 17, 2016

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Weekly Weather Report for West Pasco’s

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Weekly Weather Report

May 16, 2016

WEATHER

Heat Rolls In

90s Early in the Week

67 degrees at 4:30 AM, May 16, 2016

Historic Norm (for 5/16) 88 HIGH, 70 LOW Weather Underground: http://www.wunderground.com/

See the complete weekly weather report later in the Farm Report.

January, February, and March shatter heat records – all were the hottest on record.  Read more:

http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/17/weather/february-warmest-ever-month/index.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2016/04/15/scorching-march-temperatures-set-another-global-record-for-the-third-straight-month-this-year/

According to NASA and NOAA, 2015 was the hottest year in recorded history – replacing 2014 as the hottest year on record (since records have been kept, 1880). Read more:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/21/science/earth/2015-hottest-year-global-warming.html?_r=0

Average temperatures are increasing and will continue to until early June, when they reach 90, and stay there until early September.  Historically, the average high temperature is now 85 degrees, fifteen degrees higher than our lowest average high of the year [70]), and five degrees lower than our highest average [90]). Our average low is now 66 degrees, twelve degrees lower than our highest average low of the year (76), and fifteen degrees higher than our lowest average low [51].

Here is NOAA on the human causes of climate change and global warming.  http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/pd/climate/factsheets/howhuman.pdf

Last Week (5/7– 5/13):  Temperatures returned to normal last week, with highs in the mid to upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s and low 70s.

This Week (5/14– 5/20):  Temperatures will be at or above normal most of the week.  Weather Underground forecasts a run of 90s Sunday through Wednesday, with a cool down to normal (88) by Thursday.  There is change of rain on Wednesday and Thursday.

Here is NOAA on the human causes of climate change and global warming.  http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/pd/climate/factsheets/howhuman.pdf <http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/pd/climate/factsheets/howhuman.pdf>

Here is another good NOAA report
http://insideclimatenews.org/news/04062015/global-warming-great-hiatus-gets-debunked-NOAA-study?gclid=COXNpriwpssCFdgNgQodq0wA3w

Here is a story on 2015 being the hottest year on record http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-noaa-analyses-reveal-record-shattering-global-warm-temperatures-in-2015

This is a good general source of science-backed information about climate change: http://climate.nasa.gov/

Friendship Farms & Fare affirms and advances agrarian ideals to reestablish a sustainable culture

http://www.fffsite.org/

Ecology Florida advances the harmonious integration of healthy natural, cultural, and economic ecologies to regenerate a sustainable world

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