Category Archives: Weather

One of These Stories is Fake News

Earth Shatters Climate Record, Sending Planet Toward ‘Worst Case Scenario’ April 2018 was the 400th “consecutive month with above-average temperatures” on Earth, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). To clarify, that means December 1984 was the last … Continue reading

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U.S. had its coldest April in more than 20 years

Below-average temperatures spanned the Rockies to the East Coast May 8, 2018 Everyone seems to be wondering, “What happened to spring?” Last month, a persistent flow of Arctic air blanketed the eastern two-thirds of the nation. Record cold, and even … Continue reading

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California Drought Report – Worst Drought Ever?

The California Department of Water Resources released a report on CA droughts on Monday. The Sac Bee has the story: The study largely dovetails with previous estimates that the latest drought, which was declared over last spring by Gov. Jerry … Continue reading

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6 to 8 feet of snow forecast for California mountains

Anthony Watts / 42 mins ago February 28, 2018 The latest weather model projections show significant amount of snow over the next 72 hours. This will certainly help California’s drought situation. However it’s going to completely cripple road travel over … Continue reading

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Much-needed Sierra Nevada snowfall on the way! But a Miracle March? Not so fast.

From the California Weather Blog The Sierra Nevada will be the biggest beneficiary–and may see 1-2+ feet of new snowfall from this storm (which means that the highest peaks could see as much as 3+ feet of pretty dry powder, … Continue reading

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Anthropogenic Warmers: Global Warming to Decrease Snow Fall

The claim: ♦ IPCC TAR (2001): “Milder winter temperatures will decrease heavy snowstorms” ♦ Kunkel et al., 2002: “Surface conditions favorable for heavy lake-effect snow decreased in frequency by 50% and 90% for the HadCM2 and CGCM1 [models], respectively, by … Continue reading

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Does Climate Change Create More Extreme Weather, Part 1?

By Russ Steele Hydrogeologist Steve Baker gives the weekly Water Report on KVMR our local progressive radio station at 89.5 FM and on the internet at KVMR.org. He is claiming that anthropogenic climate change is causing “extreme weather”. I find … Continue reading

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