California Wildfires, Climate Change, and the Hot-Dry-Windy Fire Weather Index

Reposted from Dr Roy Spencers Blog California Wildfires, Climate Change, and the Hot-Dry-Windy Fire Weather Index November 1st, 2019 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Summer and early Fall are fire season in California. It has always been this way. Most summers experience virtually no precipitation over much of California, which means that the vegetation…

Fogageddon

I suppose if  I truly want to take the weekend off, I’ll have to ditch my smartphone. These photos from the Facebook page of the Panhandle Helicopter Service in Panama City Beach, Florida, have been making the rounds today, erroneously labeled by ABC, MSNBC, and other news outlets as a “tsunami cloud”. Hence my humorous…

Heated worries? Be alerted about temperature and humidity

As many know, I create instrumentation and display systems that do a wide variety of weather monitoring tasks. Usually I focus on weather and climate measurement in situ. Now, I have something useful for alerting you to problems of mission critical indoor climate. Please forgive this diversion to a commercial message, but I think that…