Category Archives: Snow

Curious summer weather in China

From NTD Television Snow Covers Sichuan State Highway 318 in Summer While people in other regions of China, are enduring the hot summer, a bizarre scene of drifting snow covered the Zheduo Mountain section of the Sichuan State Highway 318 … Continue reading

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Two-dimensional wetting technique gives room temperature ice

Now if we can just apply this treatment to all the glaciers and the Arctic… Artificially controlling water condensation leads to ‘room-temperature ice’ Via Eurekalert. College Park, MD (July 27, 2010) — Earth’s climate is strongly influenced by the presence … Continue reading

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Dr. John Christy: “no-significant-trend” in S. Sierra snowfall since 1916

While there’s always lots of worry in California and Nevada over water supplies driven by the Sierra snowpack, and wailing in the MSM over what global warming will do to the snowpack, there doesn’t seem to be any trend, up … Continue reading

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The Olympic Global Warming Onslaught is Starting

While the squabbling continues on MSNBC (see Bill Nye here and Morano with the American Progress guy here, and by all means don’t miss this Olberman rant ) over whether the big Washington DC snow means anything, the venue of … Continue reading

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Lake Powell Water Levels as a Proxy for Western Snowfall

In Debunking National Wildlife Federation Claims – Part 2 some commenters claimed that the snow data cited from WRI “was not good enough”. OK then, on to a bigger catchment. Steve Goddard replies in this brief essay. Lake Powell (Arizona and … Continue reading

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CRU’s forecast: UK winter snowfall will become “a very rare and exciting event”

Richard North from the EU Referendum writes of a curious juxtaposition of forecasts, then and now. I thought it worth sharing here since it highlights the chutzpah with which CRU botched their forecast in March of 2000. At least they … Continue reading

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All-time Snow Records Tumbling Again for the Second Straight Year

By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, ICECAP Map of US weather records for week ending 4/6/09 click image to enlarge or here for source. Map created by HAMWeather, UPDATE: NOAA predicts the Red River Will Crest Again in Fargo-Moorhead in Late April … Continue reading

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Snowiest Winter Ever Recorded in North Dakota

Guest Post by Harold Ambler Snow, wind, and cold have assaulted North Dakota yet again in the past 24 hours. In Bismarck Friday morning the temperature was 12 below zero with a new inch or two of snow expected following … Continue reading

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Dumpus Maximus

Here is a weather curiosity. We’ve been hearing a lot about snowfall in the northern hemisphere this year. In Oslo, they have given up on trying to pile it up so they have resorted to dumping it in the sea. … Continue reading

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Snow job in Antarctica – digging out the data source

UPDATE: the question has arisen about “occupied” aka “manned” weather stations in Antarctica (Stevenson Screens etc) versus the Automated Weather Stations. This picture on a postage stamp from Australia, celebrating the Australian Antarctic Territory in 1997, may help settle the … Continue reading

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The Ice in Greenland is Growing

Old Radar Sites In Greenland Show Icecap Growth Over the Years (And let’s not forget what we’ve learned about the temperature reporting from the DEW line Radar Stations – Anthony) By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, AMS Fellow Though the ice may … Continue reading

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