Tropical Storm Don — disintegrates on landfall

For those in SE Texas hoping for some drough relief from Tropical Storm Don, so far early Saturday morning after landfall, a trace or scant rainfall is to be found.  Don’s convection has distintigrated with only a weak-low level swirl evident on radar.  Hopefully as daytime heating occurs on Saturday and Sunday, a thunderstorm can…

Rationalizing Trenberth’s missing heat

By Dr. Roger Pielke Sr. Additional Information On The “Ocean’s Missing Heat” By Katsman and van Oldenborgh 2011 I discussed the papers C. A. Katsman and G. J. van Oldenborgh, 2011: Tracing the upper ocean’s ‘missing heat’. Geophysical Research Letters (in press). Palmer, M. D., D. J. McNeall, and N. J. Dunstone (2011), Importance of the…