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About first dates (of snow)

Deke Arndt of the National Centers for Environment Information posted another informative (and funny) blog on first snow dates in NOAA’s Climate.gov blog, Beyond the Data. You can read it at https://www.climate.gov/news-features/blogs/beyond-data/first-dates. In the Southeast, it is difficult to do good scientific studies of snowfall because the data are not very…
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2015’s most costly (and deadly?) disaster: Indonesian agricultural fires

Dr. Jeff Masters’ blog in WeatherUnderground this week discusses what may be the most costly disaster on Earth this year, but one that has escaped notice in most of the United States.  Here is what he has to say: “Earth’s most expensive weather-related disaster of 2015–and the most expensive disaster…
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