Follow the links to retrieve previous editions. This will change over time, so when your browser returns the "huh" error 404-page not found, as it will from time to time, you’ll know to relink from the actual pages.

The weather gods
really got mad in 2004, beginning on Labor Day and lasting through September. There’s speculation politics were involved.

Hurricane Links

Hurricane Knowledge Tree
A very short list of tips you can use to save money, “stay safe”, “shelter in place”, or conform to the Weather Patrol Police. Hurricane Tips dominate; ignore at your own peril. Also home to official State of Florida post card.

September 24, 2004
and Hurricane Jeanne is poised to strike the east coast tomorrow after decimating Haiti. It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature; the joke’s on us.

September 8, 2004
was when Ivan became a distinct reality. First the West Coast, then the East, now back to a West Coast threat. Starting out as a powerful but compact and quick moving storm, by week two it had turned into a lumbering monster that devastated the western Panhandle.

September 4, 2004
and Hurricane Frances, a monster category 4 when it first threatened, comes ashore as a category 1 that devolved into a tropical storm before exiting the state on the Gulf Coast two days later, only to make one more run up through the Panhandle.

August 13, 2004
Hurricane Charley clobbered Central Florida. Everyone thought it was heading for Tampa Bay, but things didn’t quite work out that way. For those keeping score, 40 years since Hurricane Donna stirred things up in Cocoa.