Italy experiences the coldest September in 50 years – with snowfall

Over the past weekend, temperatures in Italy plunged suddenly by between 10 and 15 degrees, resulting in the country’s coldest September in 50 years  and leading to snowfalls much earlier than…

Prediction tool shows how forest thinning may increase Sierra Nevada snowpack

University of Nevada, Reno researchers design water quantity tool to help with forest-thinning plans University of Nevada, RenoShare Print E-Mail RENO, Nev. – The forest of the Sierra Nevada mountains is an…

Rutgers University Global Snow Lab and “the Snows of Yesteryear”

Guest “geologist tag-teaming” by David Middleton This is a follow up to Gregory Wrightstone’s article from yesterday. A couple of the first few comments reminded me that I’ve been meaning…

Warming and the Snows of Yesteryear

Reposted from American Thinker By Gregory Wrightstone I was recently reminded of one of the most common misconceptions about our changing climate that is often accepted as fact by climate…

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…

Kangaroos enjoy rare snow in Australia

Parts of Australia have experienced freezing conditions that have been debilitating for Australia’s human residents. However, these kangaroos in New South Wales seem to be enjoying the rare snowfall. HT/boffin77

Another “bomb cyclone” to hit the Midwest this week with heavy snow

by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Chicago may see half a foot of new snow. Storm may delay spring planting. A near-repeat of March’s “bomb cyclone” will bring up to…

Sierra Nevada snowpack at 162 percent of normal, California water supply dream

I notice they avoided calling it a *** dream From The Watchers Posted by TW on April 3, 2019 at 19:46 UTC (1 day ago) Categories: Featured articles, Ice &…

Northern Hemisphere snow cover trends (1967-2018): A comparison between climate models and observations

According to the climate models, snow cover should have steadily decreased for all four seasons. However, the observations show that only spring and summer demonstrates a long-term decrease. Ronan Connolly,…

Rare blizzard warning issued for California – massive snow expected

A rare blizzard warning has been issued for the Sierra Nevada mountains of California. Up to 5 feet of snow is expected to fall Wednesday night into Thursday as a…

There is no [statistically significant] snow cover trend due to global warming since 1972 in the Northern Hemisphere

From the “alarmists and their cats are grumpy over this” department. There’s been some recent hubbub over decreasing snowfall in the northern hemisphere by the usual suspects, who claim that…

Snowpack declines may stunt tree growth and forests’ ability to store carbon emissions

And if my aunt had…..~ctm From Eurekalert Public Release: 1-Dec-2018 New study findings also suggest a variety of industries in the Northeast could be negatively affected by warming trends, including…

Will The Snowiest Decade Continue?

An interesting story for the the MSM, but of course with with obligatory obeisance to the Everything-Imaginable-is-Predicted-By-Climate-Change ~ctm From CBS Boston By Barry Burbank November 15, 2018 at 7:00 pm…

Visualizing the Dance of a Melting Snowflake

From NASA and the “I’m sure there’s a snowflake joke in there somewhere” department. NASA Visualizes the Dance of a Melting Snowflake NASA has produced the first three-dimensional numerical model…

Our Man in Davos reports on '6 feet of global warming'

Report by David Archibald The New York Times has reported on the great depth of snow blanketing Davos, Switzerland which is hosting the World Economic Forum. Of course the snow…

Forecasters: Another major winter storm to pound US East coast -ETA Saturday

System likely to produce a layer cake from hell frozen over. Dr. Ryan Maue of weather.us has been watching the development of forecasts for a new major winter storm that…

Almost half of the contiguous USA still covered in snow

From NOAA’s National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center comes this snow map today showing that nearly half of the mainland is covered by snow accompanying the Arctic Cold Blast leading into…

Snow in the Rockies, Cascades, and Sierra Nevada – in June!

Via weather.com and NOAA: Several inches of snow are possible in parts of the Cascades and northern Rockies starting this weekend. Snow levels could fall to as low as 5,000…

The 20th Anniversary of Massachusett's April Fool's Day Nor'easter

I wasn’t planning to write a series on notable springtime storms of the northeast, but I was considering writing something about this storm’s 20th anniversary. Instead, I spent much of…

Remembering the Incredible New England Snowstorms of March 1956

When I wrote my recent post The 300th Anniversary of the Great Colonial Snowcover of 1717, I didn’t realize that one of the rivals to March 1717 was relatively recent.…

The 300th Anniversary of the Great Colonial Snowcover of 1717

The recent nor’easter (blizzard to some) here in New England reminded me that I better get moving on a post here about the 300th anniversary of what was likely the…

California Snowpack 185% of normal, another big snow on the way

From the “California is in a permanent drought due to climate change – because we said so” department comes this good news from NASA, CA DWR, and NOAA From NASA:…

Counterintuitive claim: Slower snowmelt in a warming world

From the NATIONAL CENTER FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH/UNIVERSITY CORPORATION FOR ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH and the “eh, it’s a model projection” department, comes this claim. So, if it melts earlier, but then melts more…

150 mph+ winds, 8 feet snow, possible from next California storm

The wind speeds forecast would be Category 4 on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane scale, possibly Cat 5. The National Weather Service in Reno issued their forecast discussion today for California’s Sierra…