23
Jun
10

Raining oil?

It’s certainly possible youtube user HistoryTours is correct in saying Louisiana experienced oil rain. If you listen to television and news meteorologists, oil doesn’t evaporate, but this certainly isn’t correct. The boiling point of light oils (pentane and lighter) is below the current temperature of the Gulf of Mexico. It is possible that this fell along with the water which evaporated from the same area. Below are several of the videos which he uploaded. I have requested additional information from him and hope to keep everyone up to date.It is definitely in the New Orleans area. Thanks to Stacy for the pointer.

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