Support your local National Weather Service

In recent years, I have been loath to bring up politics on this blog as the vitriol in our national discourse is a complete turnoff. However, concerns over cuts to the National Weather Service prompted me to do something I have never done before: write a letter to one of my Senators (in this case, […]

Glad I’m on the sidelines for this one

Water vapor imagery of the gigantic Midwest snowstorm, via NOAA. I don’t like to sit on the sidelines of very many weather phenomena. The Midwest winter storm is a major exception. With snowfall totals in excess of 20″ in spots forecasted (looking on track if that water vapor imagery is any indication), I’ll be glad […]