Update: 4:16pm Eastern Time

MISTAKE ALERT: Yesterday’s quote — “and as for the sunspots – the official sunspot number is steady today” and clearly I just didn’t wait long enough. I thought the sunspot number had remained at 199, but it jumped to 256, and if I had been more patient I would have known that.

It matters because a 7.1 struck Mexico today.

We were all calm on the sun. The super typhoon is striking the islands just south of the Japanese mainland. Now instead of listening to me…

…let’s watch Billy make weather and geology