Post facto review on yesterday's tornado outbreak

UPDATE: I’ve added a firsthand account from Dr. Roy Spencer below. Epic Tornado Outbreak ends today with focus near East Coast By Joseph D’Aleo from Weatherbell.com We talked about this…

Tornado hits St. Louis airport

The airport is closed due to damages. Video follows.

Why it seems that severe weather is "getting worse" when the data shows otherwise – a historical perspective

Dr. Roger Pielke Jr  on his Blog, April 18th writes: A new analysis of floods around the world has been called to my attention. The new analysis is contrary to…

Summary of the April 14-16 US tornado outbreak

While Mike Smith over at Meteorological Musings has a great post on predicting the recent tornado outbreak in the eastern USA, NOAA has this postmortem summary of the event below,…

Uh, oh…the clash of ice and warmth brings storms

Snowcover hangs tough…with warm Gulf of Mexico…spells spring trouble By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, WeatherBell Snow as the first week of April drew a close was still extensive across Canada and…

Waterspout in San Francisco

Soon to be linked to “global warming” by some MSM type no doubt. Watch the video:

Oklahoma tech scenery

One of the most interesting things around here is the hi-tech/low-tech  scenery. For example, where else can you see cutting edge weather radar systems juxtaposed with oil rigs pump jacks?…

Stormchasing in Oklahoma

Well not exactly, there’s no storms here today, but there are a lot of vehicles like this one: I’m attending this conference, not as a storm chaser, but as a…

Big-Time La Nina Tornado and Spring Flood Season Possible?

By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM, AMS Fellow Tornado season kicks off in February most years, and yesterday’s storm had tornadoes, and other severe weather and with heavy rains after a snowy…

Mega storm in the midwest

Of course, it will only be a matter of time before some pundit blames this storm on “global warming”. Readers feel free to post links to such stories in the…

The Joy of Innovation

Guest post by Thomas Fuller There would be no global warming without new technology. And that’s not because new technology uses so much energy. It’s because new technology has allowed…

The day TV weather grew up

This essay by Mike Smith hits home for me, because it parallels my experience in the midwest in 1974. That was a banner year for tornado outbreaks. The April 3rd…

New radar sees tornadic details like never before

From a University of Oklahoma press release, a view of a hook echo like never before. Norman, Okla.—At the University of Oklahoma, researchers captured unprecedented high-resolution radar data during the…

A tornado free February – first time ever!

February has been an interesting month for weather. It was mostly cold and snow. While Al Gore in his recent NYT op ed and his followers keep warning us of…

Tornados and global warming link – "just not there"

We’ve contended many times before that severe weather and global warming are not linked. Here’s a new essay on the issue. From CO2 Science Tornados — Summary Climate alarmists typically…

Global warming = more tornadoes | Not happening this year

With the onset of the Autumnal Equinox today at 21:18 UTC, the severe weather season winds down. I reported earlier on the finding of Ryan Maue, who showed that we’ve…

NOAA: More tropical storms counted due to better observational tools, wider reporting. Greenhouse warming not involved.

As I’ve been saying for some time when it comes to the imagined link between AGW and  more tornadoes – there is none. I blame Super Mega Doppler StormTracker 7000…