January 2, 2019


A cloudy and calm day lies ahead with a high of around 44.

The top weather news story of 2018 was Hurricane Michael. This image of the historic storm is from the Russian M2 weather satellite and was received at my station shortly before landfall.


Mies Elout-Drabbe (Dutch, 1875-1956): Boomgaard te Domburg (Flowering Orchard in Domburg)


There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there always has been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that “my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”

Isaac Asimov

Thought of the day provided by Thomas Brown – Madwillow Creekhouse.