Watch “Big freeze – January 1987 – weather forecast presented by Ian McCaskill”

https://youtube.com/watch?v=LB0IsvJlXVk The winter of 1987 came at the very start of solar cycle 22. I remember this winter well as the ice slide we made in the playground lasted weeks not days. It was so cold I was able to throw a bucket of water down my garden drive and it froze over to make … Continue reading Watch “Big freeze – January 1987 – weather forecast presented by Ian McCaskill”

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Watch “Atmospheric Compression Snow and Rain Events Happening Across the Planet (492)” on YouTube

Some interesting events going on as we had deeper into northern hemispheric winter. https://youtube.com/watch?v=polmLr4qRuE

Winter 2017-18 Open Thread

This is the place for any tips, observations and general chat. This thread will be left open until next spring (and if winter prolongs like 2013 it'll stay a bit longer). 😁 [[5 Jan 18 - I believe this is a fair likelihood as any Sudden Stratospheric Warming [SSW] isn't happening soon and the real … Continue reading Winter 2017-18 Open Thread

Watch “2017 Hurricanes and Aerosols Simulation”

This is stunning to watch and the evolution of #Ophelia as it moves east and interacts with the Saharan Dust is illuminating although the Ellie Gouldings of the world will still blame #ClimateChange (see here). https://youtube.com/watch?v=h1eRp0EGOmE

Watch “Massive Snow Accumulation Records U.S & Canada & Greenland All Time Ice Gain (479)” on YouTube

https://youtube.com/watch?v=SRbvSFtsN_8 David with the usual run down of cold Sirius the globe. He comments on how unusual tornadoes are in November. This is not the case. According to our Severe Weather Expert Dr. Greg Forbes, the second half of October, and especially November, can often be a second season for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms. Forbes … Continue reading Watch “Massive Snow Accumulation Records U.S & Canada & Greenland All Time Ice Gain (479)” on YouTube

Piers Corbyn on UK Winter 2017-18

As the clock change looms, and or Sun slowly goes to sleep, winter 2017-18 is shaping up and WeatherAction's Piers Corbyn has given a taster of his initial winter thoughts reproduced below. 2013 was the last time much of the UK received substantial snow cover. Piers Corbyn, forecaster for WeatherAction, said the jet stream is … Continue reading Piers Corbyn on UK Winter 2017-18