Monthly Archives: January 2011

California “Superstorm”??

From Yahoo News: Scientists warn California could be struck by winter ‘superstorm’ By Liz Goodwin  Mon Jan 17, 9:49 am ET A group of more than 100 scientists and experts say in a new report that California faces the risk … Continue reading

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Double Rainbow, Jan. 9 2011

From my living room, looking east 3:00 pm

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Mid-Willamette Valley Weather, 2010

Weather Matters January 2, 2011 As we enter 2011, we can look back on a very interesting weather year in the Northwest in general and the mid-Valley in particular. 2011 promises to be just as interesting as 2010 – but … Continue reading

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Western US Precipitation, Snow and Streamflow

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has just released their January 1 snowpack and precipitation (plus streamflow predictions) maps for the western US. Below are percent-of-normal maps for monthly and seasonal precipitation. Mountain snowpack: And stream flow forecasts for spring … Continue reading

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The 97% Solution

By Larry Solomon, The National Post How do we know there’s a scientific consensus on climate change? Pundits and the press tell us so. And how do the pundits and the press know? Until recently, they typically pointed to the … Continue reading

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Global warming = longer, colder winters

Global warming ‘will give Britain longer, colder winters’ as melting sea ice plays havoc with weather patterns By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 11:49 PM on 25th December 2010 Britain will be hit by longer and colder winters in … Continue reading

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