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Basically things I’ve noticed while waiting for the next hurricane update:

Ari Fleischer thinks we should give Trump some time to adjust to his loss. Yeah, like the time he gave to Ruth Bader Ginsberg’s family to sit shiva before nominating a replacement. Act like a schmuck and you get treated like a schmuck.

Among those who have tested positive for the COVID virus is my Congresscritter, Matt Gaetz. Gaetz then proclaims that he didn’t test positive for the virus, only for the antibodies. Basic knowledge, you can have the virus before you develop the antibodies, but you can’t have the antibodies if you don’t or didn’t have the virus.

Trump’s current favorite medical expert, Dr. Scott Atlas bad-mouthed government infectious disease experts on Russian state television. If you search for RT on Google, DuckDuckGo, or Wikipedia, the first return is RT (Russia Today).

As Dr. Atlas is a fan of herd immunity, maybe he should aware of multiple studies about the short lived immunity offered by catching the virus: Immunity to the coronavirus may last only a few months, UK study finds, and a separate British study shows evidence of waning immunity to Covid-19. There are already known examples of people catching the virus twice.

November 9, 2020   5 Comments

Tropical Storm Eta – Day 10

Tropical Storm EtaPosition: 23.2N 85.2W [ 9PM CST 0300 UTC].
Movement: Southwest [225°] near 9 mph [15 kph].
Maximum sustained winds: 50 mph [ 85 kph].
Wind Gusts: 65 mph [100 kph].
Tropical Storm Wind Radius: 115 miles [185 km].
Minimum central pressure: 995 mb.

Currently about 90 miles [ 150 km] North-Northwest of the western tip of Cuba.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect for the Cuban provinces of La Habana, Artemisa y Mayabeque, Pinar del Rio and the Isle of Youth.

Here’s the link for NOAA’s latest satellite images.

[For the latest information click on the storm symbol, or go to the CATEGORIES drop-down box below the CALENDAR and select “Hurricanes” for all of the posts related to storms on this site.]

November 9, 2020   Comments Off on Tropical Storm Eta – Day 10