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Extreme Cold in Oregon

This week an Arctic blast brought record low temperatures to much of Oregon. Steve Pierce has written two excellent summaries; they appear below. Steve PierceNorthwest Weather Consultants (NWC)   Website: http://www.piercevideo.com/weather.shtml Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/northwestweatherconsultantsE-mail: stevejpierce@comcast.netPhone: 503-504-2075     Historic Cold Last Night Across Pacific … Continue reading

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Winter Forecast 2013-14

Every year since the early 1990s I have made a forecast for the upcoming winter. This year I issued my forecast in September, and now, in mid-October, I am finally getting around to posting it. Sorry for the delay!! As … Continue reading

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Rainy, rainy September!

September was a record-breaking rain month in the Northwest. From Steve Pierce of the Oregon chapter of the American Meteorological Society: Historic September Rainfall Portland, Oregon (September 29th 2013) – “Heavy September rains are soaking the Pacific Northwest today as the remnants of typhoon Pabuk … Continue reading

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The “Godfather of Pacific Northwest Weather” Dr. Cliff Mass comes to Portland May 12th

The Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) is proud to announce that it will host Dr. Cliff Mass, Author & Professor of Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington on Saturday, May 12th. Dr. Mass is affectionately known by … Continue reading

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Capacity Crowd of 500+ Attends Global Warming Meeting In Portland

Guest Post by Steve Pierce President, Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society Oregon AMS web site: http://www.ametsoc.org/chapters/oregon/ E-mail: stevejpierce@comcast.net Phone: 503-504-2075 Vancouver, Washington (January 26th 2011) – “The much-talked-about Oregon Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) meeting on human caused global warming drew a capacity crowd of … Continue reading

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Gore: Global warming skeptics are this generation’s racists

One day climate change skeptics will be seen in the same negative light as racists, or so says former Vice President Al Gore. In an interview with former advertising executive and Climate Reality Project collaborator Alex Bogusky broadcasted on UStream on … Continue reading

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Bill McKibben: Global warming to blame for Hurricane Irene

Hurricane Irene has a middle name, according to progressive author and environmentalist Bill McKibben, and it’s “Global Warming.” The Daily Beast columnist says that because ocean temperatures are “bizarrely high” this year, a hurricane that couldn’t normally maintain such a … Continue reading

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