The Stratosphere Has Warmed Profoundly This Month. What are the Implications?

As we will discuss, such stratospheric warmings are sometimes associated with distortions and alterations of the winds and temperatures in the lower atmosphere, resulting in anomalous weather from heat waves…

Snowmageddon warnings in North America come from tropics more than Arctic stratosphere

First ever study of how North America’s four main weather regimes are affected by polar vortex strength University of Reading The four US weather regimes (clockwise from top left): Pacific…

A battle for the jet stream is raging above our heads

The northern hemisphere jet stream crossing Cape Breton Island in the Maritime Provinces of Eastern Canada. NASA/Wikimedia Commons Tim Woollings, University of Oxford When prolonged periods of severe weather strike,…

No, Global Warming is Not Causing More Frequent Arctic Outbreaks

Reposted from Chris Martz Weather Posted on 10 Nov 2019 by Chris Martz By Chris Martz | November 9, 2019 INTRODUCTION Just when wildfires weren’t enough, we now have people…

If the Polar Vortex is due to Global Warming, Why are U.S. Cold Waves Decreasing?

From Dr Roy Spencer January 31st, 2019 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. It’s much easier to devise and promote a climate change theory than it is to falsify it.…

Elizabeth Warren Uses Coldest ‘Polar Vortex’ In Decades To Call For ‘Green New Deal’ To Fight Global Warming

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren used the bitter cold sweeping the Midwest and Northeast to announce her full-throated support for a “Green…

‘Polar Vortex’ Will Have Nearly 90 Percent Of US Below-Freezing

4:54 PM 01/28/2019 | Energy Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor Nearly 90 percent of the continental U.S. will experience below-freezing temperatures over the next five days as Arctic air moves…

Dangerous, Record-Breaking Cold to Invade Midwest, Chicago

Reposted from Dr. Roy Spencer’s blog January 24th, 2019 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. A “Siberian Express” weather disturbance currently crossing the Arctic Ocean will meet up with the…

Brace yourself for a brutal winter: Experts say disruptions in the polar vortex could cause temperatures to plummet in parts of the US

From The Daily Mail Polar vortex is an atmospheric circulation pattern that sits high above the poles Warm air moving into the Arctic can cause it to weaken and split…

'Vortex of Stupidity' – the sequel

Many thought the media’s focus on the ‘Polar Vortex’ this winter was pretty stupid, well another kind of similarly stupid vortex is about to reappear again. All we can hope…