Iota Evac Underway. Storm is Now Cat 5

Climate Denial Crock of the Week

It’s November, folks.


Iota became the second-most intense hurricane to ever churn in the Atlantic basin in November on Monday — second only to the 1932 Cuba hurricane, which packed winds of 175 mph. Theextremely dangerous hurricane was heading westward toward hurricane-battered areas of Central America, which are in the midst of a humanitarian crisis following Hurricane Eta’s deadly blow less than two weeks ago. Forecasters warned that the storm will maintain its intensity and make landfall as a 5 on the AccuWeather RealImpact™ Scale, threatening to bring one of the worst floods the region has had in a thousand years or more.

Iota reached Category 5 strength — the first storm of the season to reach…

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