Dead Birds Falling from Cold Events

Good scientists must examine all likely factors. So, I investigated the stories behind most documented bird die-offs. For the case of a single dead bird found in someone’s yard, that bird may have died from disease, flown into a window, or simply died of old age. Most of our sparrows, warblers and hummingbirds don’t live longer than 13 years. Twenty-five to fifty percent of young birds die in their first year.

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…

Surprising Summer Chill Baffles Global Warming Alarmists

From the “summer colds are the worst” department Guest essay by Vijay Jayaraj A surprising late-June chill broke records for lowest temperatures and made life miserable for many across the world. From Denver, Colorado, in the United States, to Melbourne in Australia, the mercury dropped precipitously. Many people in Colorado woke up to what would…

Weather, not climate – French Fry Shortage looms

Mark Albright, former Washington State Climatologist writes: Due to the cold snowy late winter weather in eastern Washington and Oregon we may experience a french fry shortage this summer. Late potato planting could affect french fry supply By Anna King Excerpts: A bit north of Pasco, Washington, circle irrigation machines fan out in the distance, dark…

Hell has frozen over – no, really!

There’s a town called “Hell”, in Michigan. That’s the sign from the city limits. Today, there was this bit of meteorological info on Twitter: It's -7 degrees in Hell, Michigan, right now, with a wind chill of -28. You know what that means people… Hell has literally frozen over. — Derek Wallbank (@dwallbank) January 30,…

Dozens of dead turtles wash ashore on Cape

From Cape Cod Times By Wheeler Cowperthwaite Posted Nov 22, 2018 at 11:40 AM Updated Nov 23, 2018 at 12:43 PM WELLFLEET — Low temperatures and high winds killed most of the more than 80 turtles that washed ashore Thursday morning in Brewster, Orleans and Eastham. Jenette Kerr, communications coordinator for Massachusetts Audubon Society’s Wellfleet…