Q: How crazy was the weather in 2010? A: Really, really crazy. Insane, even. No, scratch that. More like super, uber, unprecedentedly batshit crazy. Don't believe me? Then just ask the celebrated meteorologist Jeff Masters, who co-founded Weather Underground, and writes immaculately detailed blog posts there. In fact, don't ask him -- check out his most recent work, where he comprehensively analyzes the weather trends of 2010, and describes them thusly: "the wild roller-coaster ride of incredible weather events during 2010, in my mind, makes that year the planet's most extraordinary year for extreme weather since reliable global upper-air data began in the late 1940s."
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