Tag Archives: Boston

Forecasts of the Boston Blizzard

I thought I’d save a few forecast graphics now, to see how they hold up when the snow event is over. First, here’s the one from NWS Boston. I can’t say I much like their color scheme, as it gives … Continue reading

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Climate Craziness of the Week – Bad weather shuts down climatology vigil

Whatever happened to hurricane parties? From Boston.com, another episode of: Sandy disrupts climate vigil in Boston A storm many environmentalists see as linked to climate change has forced the end of a climate vigil in Boston.

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More on the 2012 US heat wave – not so hot if you look around at other locations

From Joe D’Aleo via email: It will be remembered for the heat wave and dryness in a large area, but some facts may surprise you. June actually ended up cooler than the normal in BOS (Boston) (-1.25F) and even NYC … Continue reading

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1°C – the silent killer

From the Harvard School of Public Health , news that an extra 1°C temperature swing in summer will kill the elderly. Summer temperature variability may increase mortality risk for elderly with chronic disease Large day-to-day variations in temperature could result … Continue reading

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Great moments in snow removal

With Chicago, New York, and Boston buried, they are trying the best they can to get the city out from under the thick blanket of snow, this well known satirical image of Al Gore using a flamethrower comes to mind: … Continue reading

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