weather

Ice and snow expected for the Deep South

A significant winter storm is expected during the next 24 to 36 hours across the Deep South. Depending upon location, there will be a wide array of wintry precipitation types starting early on Tues., Jan. 28, 2014 and continuing into the morning of Wed., Jan. 29, 2014. Look for snow, sleet and/or freezing rain anywhere from east Texas…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 01/28/14

climate, climate change, weather

The polar vortex returns to the eastern U.S.; an upper ridge dominates weather in the west

If you liked the polar vortex earlier this month, then you’ll definitely like its return this week. Although the polar won’t be quite as far south or quite as cold, it will still make its presence felt. By the way, the only thing of consequence about the “polar vortex” is…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 01/19/14

climate, climate change, weather

Is the polar vortex linked to climate change?

ALERT: This is a weather-torial. The opinions expressed here are mine alone.

Although it has retreated to high latitudes, the so-called “polar vortex” remains in the news. The real “vortex” remains locked in place near the North Pole. Now it’s time for us humans to create our own “polar vortex.”

OMG and right on cue. The White House has just chimed in on…To read the entire feature, click here.

Originally published 01/10/14