08/28/2023, 4:10 am EDT

Extreme Rains Across China

During the past week extreme rains have caused massive evacuations in China due to flash flooding and swollen rivers. Much of the China wheat, soybean, and corn areas have been hit hard by heavy rain. The upper-level low pressure trough during the past week has lodged itself over Northeast China located in-between an amplified upper ridge over Northern Japan in response to a large marine heat wave in that vicinity and an upper ridge which has defeated the Indian Monsoon.
08/27/2023, 8:50 am EDT

TD 10 Becomes Tropical Storm Today, Likely Major Hurricane NE Gulf Later Tuesday

In the Climate Impact Company Sunday Report, the latest information on TD 10 reveals an evolving system likely to become a tropical storm soon. The record warm northeast Gulf of Mexico surface water indicates potential for an over-achieving storm once reaching that zone. HMON/HWRF hurricane forecast models each indicate 950-953 MB category-3 major hurricane prior to a northwest coast of Florida landfall early on Wednesday.
08/24/2023, 8:24 am EDT

To Date, U.S. Summer 2023 Not That Hot

Despite historical heatwaves striking Texas, the Southeast, California, and now the Midwest U.S., the remainder of summer has not featured hot weather and high electricity demand areas in the East U.S. have avoided long-term heat extremes.