Lightning ‘superbolts’ form over oceans from November to February

University of Washington The lightning season in the Southeastern U.S. is almost finished for this year, but the peak season for the most powerful strokes of lightning won’t begin until November, according to a newly published global survey of these rare events. A University of Washington study maps the location and timing of “superbolts” —…

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Extremes

Reposted from Judith Curry’s Climate Etc by Judith Curry Politics versus science in attributing extreme weather events to manmade global warming. If you follow me on twitter, you may have noticed that I was scheduled to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Jun 12 [link].  The subject of the Hearing is Contending…

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…

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:…