1. Confirmed: Violent Tornadoes and Tornado Damage Are Decreasing

    There is a new, peer-reviewed paper out confirming what many of us have been saying for years: violent tornadoes and tornado damage are down as compared to 50, 70 or 90 years ago. The paper looks at data back to 1950. You can read it for yourself here...
  2. Steve Miller

    Extreme warmth at North Pole in wild weather pattern

    There are strange things going on up north. via Google Earth For the second year in a row, abnormally warm air is stunting the normal autumn growth of Arctic sea ice and some of the temperatures around the Arctic Circle are more like late summer than the week before...
  3. Michael Snyder

    La Nina Watch cancelled

    La Nina Watch has been cancelled and we look to be heading into ENSO Neutral conditions this winter and next spring. I'll take a look at the ENSO numbers with regards to Neutral year conditions, and Ill also compare how we came out of the El Nino year and the low number of tornadoes we have been...
  4. KendraReed

    Extreme Tornado Outbreaks Have Become More Common

    Thoughts? "Now, a new study shows that the average number of tornadoes in these outbreaks has risen since 1954, and that the chance of extreme outbreaks —tornado factories like the one in 2011—has also increased."