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Bon Appetit Wednesday! Ancient Hurricane Party

tropical storm trackIt may seem crazy to most people, but when true Floridians see a tropical storm or hurricane coming, they break out the chips and dip and throw a Hurricane Party! Of course, you don’t have to live in Florida to throw a good old fashioned Hurricane Party and we’re going to help you put an ancient spin on it. First, read our post about ancient storms and then check out the Recipes With a Past below to create your first Hurricane Party With a Past!

Fact or Fiction? Ancient Hurricanes

Fact or Fiction curly and roundThis hurricane season in the Atlantic has been unusually quiet so far. In fact, Florida is currently experiencing the longest stretch ever without a hurricane making landfall along its coast. It has been nine and a half years since one of these massive storms pummeled the Florida coast. Meanwhile, the Pacific Hurricane Season has been blowing strong.

Weather patterns change over time, but sometimes what we think of as a modern weather catastrophe is not so unique after all. In fact, Native Americans living along the Atlantic coast during the Middle Ages may even have experienced a historic storm like Hurricane Katrina.

Fact or Fiction?


Click here to read more about ancient storms and the history of weather prediction. And click here to read our Kids’ Blog version!