Pathetic press release from House Democrats disappears the testimony of Christy and Pielke

Ah, politics, the stench of spin is strong here. Note the picture below. Left to right are Dr. John Christy, Dr. David Titley, and Dr. Roger Pielke Jr.. In the…

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…

Severe Weather Drought: Tornadoes drop to a new all time record low, major hurricane absence is setting a new record every day

In a blow to those that want to link increased severe weather with global warming/climate change, a new record low has been set according to NOAA tornado data. At the…

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.…

Tornado Season Statistics Update – 'remarkably quiet'

Guest post by Paul Homewood It does not seem long since the February outbreak of tornadoes had Joe Romm noting :- The unexpectedly fierce and fast tornado outbreak so early…

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…

Huff, puff, blow your house down – there's an app for that

When I first saw this email with press release, I thought to myself – oh boy here’s another disaster thing from weepy Bill McKibben. But as it turns out, this…

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  …

NOAA issues unusual media advisory release today

On a Saturday even. This is why, it is even worse than the one yesterday: Here’s the Press Release: 

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…

Particularly dangerous situation (PDS) tornado watch issued, explosive supercells imminent

UPDATE:  7PM EDT  MONSTER TORNADO on LIVE WEBSTREAMING near Norman OK STREAMING LINK Update by Ryan Maue A Particularly Dangerous Situation (PDS) tornado watch (#356) has just been issued for…

Media accurately reporting links between climate change and tornadoes

Post by Ryan Maue We all pray for the survivors and victims of the tornado tragedy in Joplin. Headline story from USA-Today The mainstream print media has done an excellent…

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…

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…

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…