Dean A Monster?
Not our Dean. This Dean:
Once Dean gets into the Caribbean, however, it’ll be a different story. “Dean is steadily moistening the environment around it, and may be able to overcome the dry air on Friday and put on a burst of rapid intensification,” [Dr. Jeff] Masters writes. “I expect Dean will become a large and extremely dangerous major hurricane by Saturday.” And by Monday night, when it’s expected to reach the Yucatan Peninsula, “The GFDL and HWRF intensity forecasts both project Dean will be a Category 5 hurricane.”