It's been a bad winter all over – Snow in Japan 56 feet high!

You think we had a bad winter here in the USA? Look at Japan where they have walls of snow 56 feet tall (almost the height of a 6-story building). There’s an avalanche of tourists coming to the Tateyama to see the walls of snow. This spectacular mountain route, reopened on Sunday after being closed…

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'Orange Snow' invades Eastern Europe

From the “don’t eat that orange snow” department and the NOAA NPP satellite comes this interesting weather effect. Sahara Sand Dirties Eastern Europe’s Snow This side-by-side comparison from the Suomi NPP polar-orbiting satellite shows snow-covered Eastern Europe before and after a plume of dust from the Sahara Desert blanketed the region over the weekend. In…

Study: 'snowpack levels are a thing of the past'

While California gets snowed under with up to 8 feet of fresh snow, this study has just been published. Timing is everything. Source: NOHRSC New study: Snowpack levels show dramatic decline in western states OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY CORVALLIS, Ore. – A new study of long-term snow monitoring sites in the western United States found declines…

Snowfall on Alaska mountains has doubled – climate change blamed

From DARTMOUTH COLLEGE and the “snowfalls are a thing of the past” department. Unprecedented findings strengthen connections between winter storms and tropical waters HANOVER, N.H. – December 19, 2017 – Snowfall on a major summit in North America’s highest mountain range has more than doubled since the beginning of the Industrial Age, according to a study from…