Claim: Wildfires increase winter snowpack — but that isn’t necessarily a good thing

Study shows important potential implications for watershed hydrology Deep in the Tushar mountains, some three hours south of Brigham Young University’s campus in Utah, Ph.D. student Jordan Maxwell and two…

Early snow cover record set for USA – a foot of snow in 25 states!

Snow cover over Lower 48 most extensive on record for early December (going back to 2003). At least a foot of snow has fallen in 25 different states over last…

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…

NoHype Weather -April Snowstorms: The Rule, Not the Exception

By Chris Martz  Last week, the Great Plains and upper Midwest were pummeled with a late-season blizzard. A wide swath of 10 to 20+ inches of snow buried parts of Nebraska,…

NOAA: ‘Incredible’ amounts of snow in California’s snowpack

Some places have over 600 inches or 50 feet of snow! NOAA’s National Weather Service had this to say about the snow season. Check out the incredible snow amounts across…

Recent storms give California’s Sierra Nevada snowpack a huge boost

From the “permanent drought” but not this year department and NASA Earth Observatory. In Spanish, Sierra Nevada means “snowy mountain range.” During the past few months, the range has certainly…

New intensity scale ranks California’s ‘atmospheric river’ storm events just like hurricanes

Remember the series of reservoir filling and snowpack building winter storms California experienced mid-January? It was the result of an “atmospheric river” driving a series of Pacific storms onshore, just…

What drought? California snowpack is now above normal

Here’s some good news from the “weather not climate” department. The latest series of storms, part of an “atmospheric river” pattern, have increased California’s snowpack to anywhere from 110 to…

Massive snowfall closes I-80 in California

Two cold storms from the Pacific over the weekend have dumped snow on the Sierra Nevada, causing road closures due to heavy snow and whiteout conditions. I-80 is closed in…

Wondering about the probability of a white Christmas where you live?

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Here’s a handy map. Click it or follow this link to zoom in interactively on your city or town. Minnesota. Maine. Upstate New…