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|Neat Picture of Recent Cold Air Covering The Northern U. S.|
Here is a link to a video showing the cold air moving south.
The main topic today comes from a long article from the Washington Post about Tommy Thompson and three tons of sunken gold. It seems Thompson won't be able to leave jail until he tells where the gold is.
Here is how the article, which reads more like a novel, begins.
Tommy G. Thompson was once one of the greatest treasure hunters of his time: A dark-bearded diver who hauled a trove of gold from the Atlantic Ocean in 1988 — dubbed the richest find in U.S. history.
Years later, accused of cheating his investors out of the fortune, Thompson led federal agents on a great manhunt — pursued from a Florida mansion to a mid-rent hotel room booked under a fake name.
Now Thompson’s beard has grayed, and he lives in an Ohio jail cell, held there until he gives up the location of the gold...
And here is the link if you want to read the rest of the article.
I think you'll want to read it all.
Thanks to Dean for that link!
The water has calmed down in the Keys and the Dare was back out working the Atocha while the Sea Reaper is working west of the Margarita.
The surf isn't going to increase much for a while. From earlier predictions it looked like it might be higher this weekend.
We are still having some nice negative tides and the water is calm.