Today’s rush to judgment by MSM on new NHC proposed hurricane categorization

This was quite a circus to watch today. I didn’t bite. Early this afternoon, AccuWeather reported the National Hurricane Center had announced they were modifying the definition of hurricane warnings becuase of Hurricane Sandy. They made a big deal out of it. Turns out that wasn’t quite right, read on. Following the criticism of the National…

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Hurricane-Force Wind Gusts, Heavy Snow to Hammer Northwest

For Immediate Release – AccuWeather News March 12, 2012 — State College, PA –As locations east of the Rockies experience Maylike warmth, residents in the Pacific Northwest are in for a stormy week. The first in a round of potent storm systems will crash onshore today, bringing a variety of active weather conditions including hurricane-force…

Why are we so bad at long range weather forecasting?

By WUWT regular “justthefacts” In researching the use of tidal forces in long range weather forecasting, I came across an interesting August 30th, 2010 Associated Press/ MSNBC article based on interviews with Farmer’s Almanac Editors Sandi Duncan and Peter Geiger, and Ed O’Lenic from NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center: “Good news, winter haters: After record snowfall…

Where Joe Bastardi landed

I’ve known this for awhile, but couldn’t write about it until today. many people have asked me privately where former AccuWeather lead forecaster would land. The answer is in a new startup, with close associate Joe D’Aleo, first director of meteorology at the Weather Channel. – Anthony Joe Bastardi hired by start-up firm, joins renowned…

Joe Bastardi resigns at Accuweather after 32 years

From Joe Bastardi’s Fan Page at Facebook: Farewell to Joe Bastardi who has left AccuWeather after a distinguished 32-year career. We appreciate Joe’s dedicated service to our clients over these many years and wish him luck with all his endeavors. In addition, a hearty congratulations to two great meteorologists who will both be taking on…