Category Archives: Climate

A Dense Blob has Kept California Weather Dry.

By Dale Kasler and Ryan Sabalow writing in the Sac Bee. A series of persistent high pressure systems over the Pacific factored heavily in the five-year drought that ended last spring. The latest high pressure system produced one of California’s … Continue reading

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Strange Clouds Are Circling Antarctica

NASA’s AIM spacecraft is monitoring a vast ring of noctilucent (night-shining) clouds circling Antarctica. These strange clouds, formed at the edge of space by ice-frosted specks of meteor smoke, may be linked through recently discovered teleconnections to cold weather patterns … Continue reading

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Dry Two Weeks in CA Could Last All Winter

Daniel Swain: New insights into the Ridiculously Resilient Ridge & North American Winter Dipole Conclusion Ultimately, we confirm that unusual ocean temperatures are linked to seasonally-persistent West Coast winter ridging similar to the Triple R. Tropical warmth (in the West … Continue reading

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The NOAA 2017 U.S. Winter Outlook (December through February):

Precipitation Wetter-than-average conditions are favored across most of the northern United States, extending from the northern Rockies to the eastern Great Lakes, the Ohio Valley, in Hawaii and in western and northern Alaska. Drier-than-normal conditions are most likely across the … Continue reading

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Putting the New York Times leaked US Climate Report in perspective.

  Government Climate Scientists Attempting To Extort Money From President Trump

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California Precipitation Report #1: Global Warming Brings More Rain to CA

Under business-as-usual greenhouse gas emissions, climate models predict California will get warmer during the rest of the century and most also predict the state will get drier. But, new research, published July 6th in the journal Nature Communications, predicts that … Continue reading

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Who Knew? Obama Administration Manipulated Climate Data

A former member of the Obama administration claims Washington, D.C., often uses “misleading” news releases about climate data to influence public opinion. Former Energy Department Undersecretary Steven Koonin told The Wall Street Journal Monday that bureaucrats within former President Barack … Continue reading

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