Part 22, A storm is coming in 9 Aug The wind finally dropped off this evening. It was strong earlier in the day – 30-35mph. WooHoo! I spent a lot of the […]
Large cuts to NOAA research, satellite operations will degrade weather forecasting and military preparedness
Donald wants to dramatically cut government funded research and satellite operations performed by NOAA without affecting the military. It won’t work.
Dear America: Iowa laughs at your “polar vortex”
I don’t want to make light of the cold snap sweeping the eastern half of the country. I know it’s dangerous and I hope everyone reading is warm and safe. That said, […]
IPCC physical science Summary for Policymakers: 95% certain that human activity is dominating climate disruption
Increased global temperatures are “unequivocal,” human influence is 95-100% likely to be dominant driver of those changes, and the best-case scenario implies fundamental changes to political institutions and energy production. Welcome to Climate Change 2013 – the Physical Science Basis Summary for Policymakers.
WTF? Happy May Day from Colorado (STFU weather, anyone?)
Monday it was in the 80s here in Denver. This weekend the forecast calls for pretty, seasonal weather in the upper 50s. But today is May Day, the midpoint of springtime. What […]
Five-day weather forecast for Denver, CO: STFU
Seems like everywhere I’ve ever been people like to say this: “If you don’t like the weather around here, wait 15 minutes and it’ll change.” It’s a funny thing to say, but […]
Do we need winter storm names?
For those of you who have not noticed, the Weather Channel has decided to start a new trend: named Winter Storms. I had not realized this effort was being made until a […]
ArtSunday: US 285, South Park, Colorado
Nantucket: eclectic mix of wealth, wistfulness, history, and erosive weather
by Chip Ainsworth We were somewhere near the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis when Susan looked at me and said, “This will be the most East you’ve ever been in your life. How […]
Why are environmentalists missing a mild-weather opportunity?
There’s still time for one more doozy of a snowstorm before winter gives up its ghost, I tell myself—although the next storm we get will be the first. We’ve had hardly any […]