European Model vs Old Farmer’s Almanac: Who had the better 2014-2015 Winter Forecast?

Happy (Meteorological) Spring everyone! Back on October 12th I published the post What will this Winter be Like? Two Forecasts for Winter in your Region. I looked at two different long range outlooks from two very different sources: The European Centre of Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF) and the from The Old Farmer’s Almanac. One is …

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Blocking High Brings Warmth to West, Cold to East, and yes…Boston snow

Hello everyone, Last time I wrote about how above-average ocean temperature's off the coast of New England were contributing to Boston's historic snowfall. Today I'd like to discuss another factor, as well as the reason for this winter's warm temperatures in the western US and colder temperatures in the east. A blocking high, or blocking …

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The Pineapple Express and California’s Rain

Another week and another big storm, so another post. Welcome back! California has seen some flooding rains the past few days. How much rain? San Francisco received 3.75 inches in one day, about one-third of the total received during the 2013-14 rain year. Hurricane force winds have been reported, major highways were closed, and 4.5 …

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What will this winter be like? Two Forecasts for Winter in your Region

UPDATE: Find out which forecast won HERE. Let's get this out of the way first. This is for winter 2014-2015. Hello everyone, Since last year's post on the winter forecast was so popular, I've decided to do it again. This time, I'm going to look at two totally different winter forecasts; one from the European …

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Find out EXACTLY what this Winter will be like in your area, thanks to The Farmers’ Almanac

*Accuracy not guaranteed, and probably not likely Good evening all, I have great news tonight. The Farmers' Almanac, not to be confused with The Old Farmer's Almanac (who knew?), just released its winter forecast for this year, so plan your next 8 months accordingly. (Follow here for their article) Let's take a look for what …

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Climate Change at the bottom of the world, don’t forget about penguins!

Good morning everyone, I love penguins, hands-down favorite animal. I felt that way as a kid and I haven't heard any reason to change it. But it seems like they're not getting their fair share of attention when it comes to the climate change crisis affecting many species. (Yes, I believe in climate change, no …

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