Category Archives: Weather

NOAA: ‘Incredible’ amounts of snow in California’s snowpack — Flood?

It was a similar snowpack in the winter of 1861 – 1862 that as melted by an atmospheric river of warm rain that pelted the state for a month melting the snow, which flooded the valley, with the flood water … Continue reading

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The Sky’s Not Falling

By Congressman Tom McClintock Abraham Lincoln told the story of boarding with the family of a Presbyterian minister on the night of the greatest meteor shower ever recorded in North America.  He was awakened by the minister who shouted, “Arise, … Continue reading

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California Drought History

During the last drought, I made about 85 posts on the issue, pointing out the drought history of the region was chaotic, with dry periods and wet periods, with some very long dry periods. In those posts, I supported the … Continue reading

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Climate Change Fake News Report

Fake News is Defined HERE Fourth US National Climate Assessment has just been published. And it is filled with scary overblown claims, flimsy justifications, and ridiculous assertions. You can read the claims HERE [NCA4_Ch02_Changing-Climate_ExecSum ] but here is one example: The … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Outlook

Looks like cool damp weather for Northern California.

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Gov. Brown blames climate ‘deniers’ for worsening wildfires – Scientific evidence refutes him

California Gov. Jerry Brown said all climate-change deniers are “definitely contributing” to the fatal wind-whipped wildfires that have pummeled northern and southern parts of the state over the past few days, as well as blazes “in the coming years.” Book … Continue reading

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Global Warming is a Tornado Killer

From the NOAA Storm Prediction Center comes this inconvenient data that pretty much kills the “climate is making weather more severe” claim. Get this – a record-low 759 tornadoes formed in the U.S. so far this year, according to the … Continue reading

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