06/11/2023, 11:07 am EDT

Unique Synoptic Weather Pattern Causes Flash Fires in Canada

Exceptional climate regimes require a close review as to their catalyst to understand how the pattern developed to help mitigate risk, if possible, to similar future circumstances. The record-strength Canadian fire season of 2023 (so far) was caused by a set of unique circumstances all occurring at once to promote a flash fire acceleration during mid-to-late spring 2023.
06/02/2023, 8:13 am EDT

Cause of The Expanding May 2023 U.S. Drought

A combination of climate factors caused an upper-level high-pressure ridge in Canada to amplify attendant drying character from West Canada to the Great Plains during May.
06/01/2023, 5:30 pm EDT

Updated North Atlantic Basin 2023 Tropical Cyclone Outlook Revised More Dangerous

The Climate Impact Company 2023 North Atlantic basin tropical cyclone season forecast is updated. The outlook maintains 7 hurricanes and 3 intense hurricanes while raising the number of tropical cyclones slightly from 12 to 13. However, a major increase in accumulated cyclone energy (ACE) index from 92 to 136 is indicated.