Broken Water Pipe Takes Out U.S. Buoy Data

A broken pipe and flooding has closed down a key NOAA data facility in Silver Spring, Maryland, and there is no estimate of when this data source will become available.…

U.S. Numerical Weather Prediction is Crippled by the Division between NOAA and the Academic Community. But a Rare Opportunity Beckons.

U.S. global weather prediction run by NOAA/National Weather Service is now in fourth place among national centers and FAR behind what one would expect from the world-leading U.S. weather research…

Top NOAA Scientist Fired For Demanding New Trump Appointees Comply with His Agenda

New boss appointed, immediately receives an email from an employee telling him what he is allowed to do. Employment terminated.

NOAA Confirm Heatwaves Are Declining In California

I have often published official graphs of individual stations, which show that heatwaves in California were more intense in the past. These run contra to NOAA’s official temperature record shown…

Congress Investigates the Appointment of Legates to NOAA

Dr. Legates’ continued denial of human-driven climate change and its devastating impacts degrades the scientific integrity and derails the mission of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

REAL CLIMATE SCIENCE FROM DAVID LEGATES SEEMS TO SCARE THE MEDIA, WILL IT SCARE NOAA?

It’s not often that I read a MSM report and think that every single paragraph is full of sh!t. But this NPR story about Heartland friend and esteemed climate scientist…

Saharan Dust Analysis

Dust storms from Africa’s Saharan Desert traveling across the Atlantic Ocean are nothing new, but the current dust storm has been quite expansive and NASA satellites have provided a look…

Seeing what one expects

By Kevin Kilty This morning I awoke to a mid-April morning temperature of -11F. The 1981 to 2010 climate normals indicate our average daily minimum temperature per this date as…

Warming Improves Our Health – part 1

What’s Natural Guest post by Jim Steele, It’s deeply disturbing to hear people uncritically regurgitate media misinformation suggesting global warming threatens our health far worse than the COVID pandemic. Scientific…

Climate change could threaten sea snails in mid-Atlantic waters

Common whelk live in one of the fastest warming marine areas, Rutgers-led study says Rutgers University  An adult whelk collected aboard a commercial scallop vessel. Credit: Sarah Borsetti/Rutgers University-New Brunswick…

La Nina may form in the equatorial Pacific Ocean later this year and, if so, it could have wide-ranging ramifications

By Paul Dorian NOAA’s CFS v2 computer forecast model is predicting relatively strong La Nina conditions by later this summer (August/September/October); SST anomalies plot courtesy NOAA *La Nina may form…

Why Should the U.S. Be the Leader in Numerical Weather Prediction?

Reposted from The Cliff Mass Weather Blog Tuesday, February 25, 2020 Why Should the U.S. Be the Leader in Numerical Weather Prediction? During the past several years, I have written…

U.S. geoengineering research gets a lift with $4 million from Congress

What could possibly go wrong? From the AAAS By John Fialka, E&E NewsJan. 23, 2020 , 10:00 AM Originally published by E&E News BOULDER, COLORADO—The top climate change scientist for…

‘Blob’ research shows ecological effects that halted fishing and hiked whale entanglements

Unprecedented environmental changes inspire new online tools to better spot them next time NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region An ecological pileup of unprecedented changes in the ocean off the West…

The Future of U.S. Weather Prediction Will Be Decided During the Next Month

Reposted from the Cliff Mass Weather Blog During the next few weeks, leadership in NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Weather Service (NWS) will make…

Major storm to impact the central and eastern US

Guest post by Paul Dorian A colorful surface forecast map by the 12Z GFS for Saturday evening depicting a multi-hazard event with significant snow (blue) and ice (purple, pink) on…

Tiny shells reveal waters off California are acidifying twice as fast as the global ocean

NOAA Headquarters In first-of-its-kind research, NOAA scientists and academic partners used 100 years of microscopic shells to show that the coastal waters off California are acidifying twice as fast as…

Extended Forecasts are Not Reliable

Reposted from the Cliff Mass Weather and Climate Blog We are constantly exposed to extended forecasts in the media and online, with predictions extending through the next month and more.…

Hurricane Dorian: Just Weather, Not Climate Change

Reposted from Chris Martz Weather We’ve made it three weeks without extreme weather and/or climate change hysteria making rounds on social media. Unfortunately, that streak has come to an end,…

New study offers roadmap for detecting changes in the ocean due to climate change

Some impacts — like sea temperature rise — are already in progress; others expected to occur within next century Princeton University Researchers led by Princeton University examined a range of…

‘Hidden’ NOAA temperature data reveals that 6 of the last 9 months were below normal in the USA – and NOAA can’t even get June right

A review of state-of-the-art climate data tells a different story than what NOAA tells the public. While media outlets scream “hottest ever” for the world in June and July (it’s…

Heat Wave Hysteria? The Truth Shall Set You Free

Reposted from WeatherFacts By Chris Martz | July 20, 2019 Follow @ChrisMartzWX We’ve made it to mid-July and we are just now having our first major heat wave of the…

UAH, RSS, NOAA, UW: Which Satellite Dataset Should We Believe?

Reposted from Dr. Roy Spencer’s Blog April 23rd, 2019 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. This post has two related parts. The first has to do with the recently published…

Earthquakes of the 20th Century

From NOAA PacificTWC Published on Dec 9, 2018 This animation shows every recorded earthquake in sequence as they occurred from January 1, 1901, through December 31, 2000, at a rate…