New storm chasing series takes the Internet by storm

Here’s some free publicity for a pretty cool series.  And hey it’s all about the weather. ~ctm My guess is that somebody will come up with a similar series about chasing “climate disruption”. – Anthony   “Chicago, IL – February 5, 2019 – This past weekend Limitless Light This past weekend Limitless Light Productions premiered…

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Record-wet and record-dry months increased in regions worldwide

From Eurekalert Public Release: 12-Dec-2018 Record-wet and record-dry months increased in regions worldwide Climate change drives rainfall extremes Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) More and more rainfall extremes are observed in regions around the globe – triggering both wet and dry records, a new study shows. Yet there are big differences between regions:…

Extreme heat increasing in both summer and winter

From Eurekalert Public Release: 26-Nov-2018 American Geophysical Union IMAGE: Soybeans show the effect of the Texas drought near Navasota, TX on Aug. 21, 2013. Credit: USDA WASHINGTON, DC –A new study shows extreme heat events both in the summer and in the winter are increasing across the U.S. and Canada, while extreme cold events in summer and…

Challenging statistics of weather extremes

From KING ABDULLAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (KAUST) By integrating previously distinct statistical paradigms into a single modeling scheme, Raphaël Huser from KAUST and Jennifer Wadsworth from Lancaster University in the UK have taken some of the guesswork out of modelling of weather extremes. This could greatly improve predictions of future extreme events. Modeling the…