(CNN) Monday officially marks the final day of Atlantic hurricane season, and it has been one for the record books. 2020 has been undoubtedly a crazy year -- with the Covid-19 pandemic , murder hornets and some of the largest wildfires in recorded history. It seems understandable that hurricane season would also be memorable. This season was forecast to be a busy season. Two of the most well-known and respected entities that forecast their predictions for the upcoming hurricane season are Colorado State University (CSU) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). CSU's Tropical Meteorology Project team predicted an above-average Atlantic hurricane season on April 2. The team forecast 16 named storms, including eight hurricanes. "We were forecasting a well above-average season in April, June and July, and increased that forecast to an extremely active season in August," said Phil Klotzbach, a research scientist at the … [Read more...] about Hurricane season ends historic as predicted by experts back in April
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BOSTON (CBS) — Justin Fields is holding his second pro day on Wednesday, offering NFL teams another look at what the quarterback can do ahead of the NFL Draft later this month. The Patriots will be on hand for Wednesday’s showcase, and the team is sending the big guns to Columbus to look at the potential Top 10 pick. Josh McDaniels will lead New England’s flock in Ohio, and the Patriots’ offensive coordinator will be joined by assistant director of player personnel Dave Ziegler and national scout Matt Groh, according to SI’s Albert Breer . When Fields held his first pro day last month, it was just scouting consultant Eliot Wolf and an area scout on hand for New England. READ MORE: A Look At How The Three Newest Bruins Fared In Their Debut Even if Bill Belichick isn’t part of New England’s group this time around, the team is sending some of its top talent evaluators to take a closer look at Fields. READ MORE: Premier Lacrosse League Will Kick Off 2021 Season At Gillette … [Read more...] about Josh McDaniels Part Of Patriots’ Brass Attending Justin Fields’ Second Pro Day
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A new survey ranking best and worst states in the country is sure to raise eyebrows in the Garden State. According to the survey by YouGov.com , New Jersey ranked 48th in a list of “All U.S. states ranked from best to worst, according to Americans.” READ MORE: Police Searching For Little Girl Seen Wandering Alone On Long Island The method of their survey? “We asked people to choose the better of two states in a series of head-to-head matchups. States are rated based on their ‘win percentage,’ that is: how often that state won the head-to-head matchup when it was one of the two states shown,'” the authors wrote on the website. Some 1,211 people participated in the survey. New Jersey came with a 39% “win percentage,” just 1% higher than Mississippi, Alabama, and the District of Columbia, which is not a state but was included in the survey. https://t.co/AQ2U0Wfhui pic.twitter.com/CjHsQoLecH READ MORE: Police: Burglars Break Their Way Into … [Read more...] about New Jersey Ranked 48th In List Of Best States In The U.S.
President Joe Biden vowed Wednesday that no U.S. troops will be in Afghanistan by Sept. 11. Biden delayed the withdrawal past former President Donald Trump’s May 1 deadline. Trump had negotiated the May 1 deadline with the Taliban in early 2020, but Biden says that timetable is unrealistic. He says, however, that his plan for the pullout of all U.S. troops from Iraq and Afghanistan by this fall is not conditions-based, meaning U.S. troops will leave regardless of any escalations from the Taliban or other factions. The U.S. has been at war in the Middle East for roughly 20 years and the conflict has for years been very unpopular among most Americans. (RELATED: Biden To Extend Deadline For Full Afghanistan Troop Withdrawal From May To Sept. 11, 2021) “We cannot continue the cycle of extending or expanding our military presence in Afghanistan hoping to create the ideal conditions for our withdrawal, expecting a different result,” Biden said. “I am now the fourth American … [Read more...] about Biden Vows To End ‘Forever War’ In Afghanistan
Colorado may not be as environmentally friendly as many think. Personal finance website WalletHub released a study Wednesday detailing 2021’s Greenest States, the Centennial State placed 17th. With Earth Day approaching, the study compared the 50 states by way of 25 key metrics that speak to the environment’s current health and residents’ environmental-friendliness. Some of the data used were green buildings per capita and the share of energy consumption from renewable resources. The study determined that blue states were greener with an average rank of 14.76, compared with red states, which have an average rank of 36.24. It also found that Oregon is getting nearly half of its energy from renewable sources and that almost half of New Yorkers do not drive to work. WalletHub’s greenest states: 1. Vermont 2. New York 3. Massachusetts 4. Maryland 5. California 6. Oregon 7. Minnesota 8. Hawaii 9. Connecticut 10. Washington Colorado ranked No. 9 in … [Read more...] about Where Colorado ranks in new study to find the greenest states