Quote: Epsilon just keeps going and going and going and going and ...
Some stats from Jeff Master's blog this am:
"Epsilon has now remained a hurricane for five days, making it the longest lived December hurricane on record. The previous record was just over four days, set by an unnamed 1887 hurricane. Epsilon has been a hurricane long enough to push the Hurricane Season of 2005 into sixth place for the most number of days a hurricane has been present--50.25 days. The record is 1893, with 72 days. If Epsilon can hang around until the 4 pm advisory on Friday, 2005 will tie 1995 for the second highest number of days with a named storm in the Atlantic, 120.5. The record is 136 named storm days in 1933."
At the risk of being pedantic...the final record that will be set by the hurricane season of 2005, will be the overall number of new records that were set.
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