Arctic blast has arrived in the eastern US…numerous record low temperatures by early Wednesday

Guest post by Paul Dorian, *Arctic blast has arrived in the eastern US…numerous record low temperatures by early Wednesday* Overview The strong cold front representing the leading edge of a widespread Arctic air mass passed through the DC-to-Philly-to-NYC corridor early this morning and temperatures have fallen into the 30’s from early day highs.  Precipitation is…

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Cold pattern continues for much of the US with the next impressive Arctic blast arriving late in the week in the Mid-Atlantic/NE US and another one early next week

Guest post by Paul Dorian Overview November has started off much colder-than-normal across the nation and there won’t be any let up for the eastern 2/3rds of the nation into at least the middle part of the month. The cold start to the month follows a colder-than-normal October across the CONUS with more than twelve-hundred…

The Snow will all have gone from Australia by 2050 – Really?

Guest post by Mike Jonas Snow levels are important to the people of Australia’s Snowy Mountains because the ski industry provides a large proportion of the region’s income. There has been a series of scare stories from the Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) newspaper, and Australia’s National broadcaster, the ABC, about disappearing snow. For example, SMH…

Weather’s impact on the World Series in recent history

Guest post by Paul Dorian Overview The World Series between the Washington Nationals and Houston Astros began on Tuesday night in Houston, Texas, but weather was not a factor. The Astros stadium known as Minute Maid Park has a retractable roof and it was closed last night for Game 1 which was won by the…

Rainfall Trends in India Show No Climate Fatigue

by Vijay Jayaraj Climate is particularly important to farmers in agrarian countries. Drought could mean the difference between life and death. India, for example, is predominantly agrarian. Of the country’s 1.3 billion people, 300 million, nearly a fourth, are poor even by Indian standards, and millions of others are on the borderline. So, agriculture is…