Author Archives: seansublette

About seansublette

Meteorologist at Climate Central. Broadcast meteorologist in Virginia from 1995 to 2015. Born and raised in Richmond, VA. Penn State alumnus. Loves baseball and the rock band Rush. Views are independent of my employer. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

Hurricane Florence Update – Sunday afternoon (Sept 9)

3pm, Sunday, September 9, 2018 There has been no fundamental change in the thinking of Florence. Watching the satellite imagery suggests a hurricane that has begun the process of strengthening rapidly. There will be two major impacts. The initial hit … Continue reading

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PBS NewsHour – Hurricanes and Climate Science

Thanks to the folks at PBS NewsHour for inviting me to discuss hurricanes and climate science on Labor Day weekend.

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Moby’s Memoir and Alternative Histories

I bought tickets to see Sting and Peter Gabriel last winter, and to my surprise, an introductory subscription to Rolling Stone came with them. Paging through the magazine, I came across an ad for Moby’s memoir, Porcelain. I only knew … Continue reading

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Opening the Ears to Prince

My brother from another mother, Matt Lanza, does sum it up well. We watch the passing of these pop/rock performers, and for many of us, we watch another little piece of our youth go with them. Prince was different. Which, of course, … Continue reading

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Star Wars, Snark, and Climate Change (Global Warming Episode VI)

A long, long time ago, our home planet more resembled Hoth, the ice planet in the Star Wars universe. While Earth was not entirely blanketed in glaciers, large sheets of ice covered North America, Europe, and Asia. This was during the peak … Continue reading

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Scott Weiland and the Past

There has been a lot of death in the news recently. A friend shared what Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins wrote when he found out about the death of Scott Weiland, the troubled singer best known for fronting Stone Temple … Continue reading

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5 People I’d Like To See Again

Earlier this year, I changed career paths, moving my family from southern Virginia to southeastern Pennsylvania. I suppose in quieter moments, it was inevitable to look back and see what has gotten me to this point in my life. With … Continue reading

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