Forecasting a Warm? Fall 2017

I’m going to quote myself from late spring when I attempted to make a summer forecast: “Forecasting for a season is perhaps the most difficult, and as the public knows, most unreliable product put out by any group be it those, for example, from NOAA or people putting together The Old Farmers Almanac. If farmers, power companies, construction companies, those […]

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Summer Heat and Flood Diary… August 28-29, 2017

Tuesday August 29th… Dear diary. Today is the 12th anniversary of Katrina’s landfall near New Orleans. Ironically, that city is beginning to evacuate people due to Harvey. Due to both Katrina’s and Harvey’s increased power due to climate pollution we are beginning to see what I’ll term the first climate change refugees having to leave their homes and move elsewhere […]

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Summer Heat Diary… August 23-27, 2017

Sunday August 27th… Dear diary. About the worst case scenario has happened. Indeed Harvey has become Texas’ Katrina, and like Katrina the most impactful damage is due to flooding. Almost unfathomable amounts of rain, meteorologically, have fallen and will continue to fall in association with Harvey. This picture is from Kevin Seller (@KevinSeller)) taken front […]

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