Last three years prove AGW is not responsible for tornadoes

By Joseph D’Aleo, CCM Tuesday was an active severe weather day with 29 reported tornadoes (preliminary). Enlarged But for the season thus far, we are at the bottom end of the frequency as of the date. When it was active in 2011, the ignorant and opportunists blamed it on global warming. Last spring was very…

New satellite to warn of severe weather by watching lightning

NOAA and NASA’s next generation weather satellite may provide earlier warnings A new satellite that will detect the lightning inside storm clouds may lead to valuable improvements in tornado detection. The GOES-R satellite is currently being built with new technology that may help provide earlier warnings for severe weather. The national average is a 14-minute…

Stunning map of NOAA data showing 56 years of tornado tracks sheds light on the folly of linking "global warming" to severe weather

From the Data dot Gov website, this data set: https://explore.data.gov/d/8vq3-ke4t …has been turned into a stunning image of the United states. Each line represents an individual tornado, while the brightness of the line represents its intensity on the Fujita Scale. The result, rendered by John Nelson of the IDV User Experience, shows some interesting things,…

NOAA on severe weather preparedness

No mention of climate in this joint NOAA/FEMA press release, thankfully. – Anthony Contact:  National Weather Service Public Affairs                FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 301-713-0623, ext. 121                                           April 20, 2012   Severe weather – know your risk, take action, be a force of nature NOAA, FEMA launch first National Severe Weather Preparedness Week April 22-28 As…

Tornado outbreak expected through tomorrow from Texas to Nebraska

I’ve been watching this with concern, and NOAA just had a press briefing on the issue today. It seems we are headed for the “perfect storm”. The convective outlook from SPC yesterday showed strong potential for Friday/Saturday. Today’s SPC forecast for Friday-Saturday (US Time) is even worse: Mile Smith (Pres/CEO of Weatherdata) writes at his…