MU Meteo☈ology, '25. Medium-range forecasts. Climate stats. Weather history fanatic. Energy and environment. Maverick. Country boy at heart.
Is Global Warming Responsible for Hurricane Ian? The Evidence Says No
Come rain or shine, there’s no shortage of people rushing to link human-caused climate change to just about everything that happens with the weather. The press in particular has become almost insufferable, especially in times of crisis. Hurricane Ian made… Read More ›
What Journalists Don’t Want You to Know About Heatwaves
A recent article published in the Washington Post caught my attention after it was shared on social media by multiple scientists, environmentalists and politicians. The headline serves as a dire warning to readers that our environmental inaction has led to… Read More ›
Weather Questions with Martz: Why do thunderstorms split before they reach my house?
Don Story sent me this question on Twitter yesterday: “Hi Chris, maybe you can answer a question for us Central Floridians. I live near Summerfield and a group of us at the pool are avid radar watchers. A lot of… Read More ›
January 2-3, 2022 Snowfall Reports
Thanks to everyone who sent in reports, making this map possible!
Presentation on Tropical Cyclones and Climate Change
I was delighted to have the opportunity to collaborate with my friend and fellow Millersville University meteorology major, Gavin Morgan on a research project and final presentation for my UNIV103 First Year Exploring Earth Systems Class. We decided to investigate… Read More ›
A Closer Look at What Happened in Texas During the Deep Freeze:
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”— Benjamin Franklin Meteorological Analysis Three weeks ago, a major cold snap and series of winter storms enveloped the southern plains and parts of the Mississippi River Valley, sending temperatures below zero… Read More ›
West Coast Fires Are Worsened by Bad Policy, Not Climate Change
Anytime there is an extreme weather or weather-related event, there never seems to be a shortage of people who immediately blame man-made climate change. You can bet your hard earned dollar that any individual who makes such obscure claims without… Read More ›
2020 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook
As with any hurricane season, it’s important to be prepared for anything, including worst-case scenarios. While some seasons are far busier than others, all it takes is one storm to change someone’s life forever. This is why it’s necessary to… Read More ›
Fogbows Spotted Near the Puget Sound
Hikers at Deception Pass State Park, northwest of Seattle, Washington, were greeted by a mesmerizing sight last weekend. Kim Knight Wilkinson was there to photograph this incredible phenomena, known as a fogbow. Fogbows, sometimes referred to as cloudbows, white rainbows,… Read More ›
Nashville, TN Area Tornadoes: Just Weather, Not Climate Change
Introduction As a weather forecaster, I love being able to break down and forecast extreme and/or noteworthy weather events here in the United States. Tropical cyclones, nor’easters, and Arctic outbreaks are a particular interest of mine. Yet, throughout this very… Read More ›