Monthly Archives: October 2019

Mother Nature, Not Global Warming, is Causing the Wildfires in California

Well, it’s that time of the year again, wildfire season, and like clockwork, people are losing their marbles about the wildfires in California. Articles, like the one from Politico below (Figure 1)ΒΉ, have been popping up left and right claiming that climate change is causing the wildfires. Endless amounts of disinformation is being spread around on Twitter and Facebook from

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November 2019 Forecast

By Chris Martz | October 22, 2019 Back in August, I released my autumn outlook. I predicted below average temperatures stretching from Big Sky Country all the way east to the Ohio Valley and above average temperatures across much of the Desert Southwest. I also forecasted dry conditions to ensue over the West Coast, Desert Southwest, Deep South, and Southeast,

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Another Cold Air Outbreak This Week

By Chris Martz | October 20, 2019 After an exceptionally warm September for much of the United States, October has been quite the turnaround. While the overall pattern is similar to that of September, the southeast ridge has shifted considerably eastward, allowing the corresponding trough to manifest over the western and central United States and Canada. Our current 500 millibar

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