03/07/2019, 1:22 pm EST

Wettest Winter on Record in U.S.

The U.S. has just observed the wettest meteorological winter in the 1895-2019 period of record. Partially to blame is historic warmer than normal oceans.
03/04/2019, 3:03 pm EST

The Southeast U.S. March 3 Tornado Outbreak

A combination of an intense jet stream flow coupled with an unusually warm Gulf of Mexico lead to an unusually intense tornado outbreak in the Southeast U.S. on March 3rd.
03/03/2019, 12:06 pm EST

The Coldest Weeks Compared to Normal This Past Cold Season are in November and March

Using weekly gas population weight heating degree day anomalies the coldest weeks of the 2018-19 cold season occurred early (November) and late (March).
02/27/2019, 10:24 am EST

Stratospheric Warming Causes Next Week’s U.S. Cold

The next "polar vortex" emerging next week is in the troposhere caused by stratospheric warming aloft (unlike the last cold burst in early February).