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2018 Global Weather Instability Deepens, La Nina Strengthens

 

 

Global Weather Instability

La Nina Strengthens

Second La Niña Winter Could Extend Drought Across the West,
Water Deeply, December 11, 2017.


We’ve been tracking this La Nina through last Winter, and adjusted our seasonal outlook colder and drier as it deepened.

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High Sierra Weather: Fall Storm Situation Report, November 17, 2017

 

 

Fall Storm Report

November 17, 2017

The increasing instability of Fall this year first brought us a couple of, "dribbles," of Fronts coming across the Sierra on September 14 (calendar). This has been followed by a series of weak fronts, seven in total so far, that have come from both the North and South.

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Cape Town Rations Water Before Reservoirs Hit Zero

 

 

Killing the Planet
People eventually Pay the Piper

ZERO DAY

Cape Town Rations Water Before Reservoirs Hit Zero,
Circle of Blue, October 26, 2017.

Human irresponsibility triggers severity of a 600 year drought?

Last two years = once in a thousand year drought event?

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Super Hot Summer of 2017: A Year of Weather Extremes

 

 

Super Hot Summer of 2017

What a year: Extreme heat, rain, record number of 100-degree days,
Recordnet, September 29, 2017.

 

Summer of 2017, Another "Hottest."

 

Track Summer of 2017 on the High Sierra Calendar

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Changing Seasons affect all aspects of our weather

 

 

Subtle and Extreme Changes

Changing Seasons affect all aspects of our weather

Changes in non-extreme precipitation may have not-so-subtle consequences,
NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION, September 19, 2017.

 

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Rising Heat Continues: Another "Hottest" Record Set for Summer of 2017

 

Another Super Hot Year?
Yawn... Expected

2017 hottest summer in California history; Cut-off low may bring widespread thunderstorms,
Weather West, September 9, 2017.

 

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Super Hot Summer of 2017:
A Year of Weather Extremes

What a year: Extreme heat, rain, record number of 100-degree days

 

 

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Cooking Along, Singing a Song

Report confirms 2016 was another warm year,
WILEY, August 9, 2017.

"...2015 and 2016 were clearly warmer than any other year in the record."

“...the two warmest years on record for global temperature.”

 

 

 

Ma Nature's Wild Ride is just getting started... 

 

 

Let's check the record of the recent past

Hottest July 2018

Hottest July 2017

Hottest April 2017

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END OF COLD: Say Goodbye to Permafrost

 

END OF COLD
Say Goodbye to Permafrost

Cold region 'tipping point' now inevitable,
UNIVERSITY OF EXETER, September 11, 2017.

The Destruction of the Permafrost. Nothing will stop it. We are lobotomizing the complexity of the Web of Life. Rapidly.

 

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Two Degrees Already Baked In;
And the Corporate Growth Machine of Death Chugs On...

Worse models the Best?

 

 

Drought Never Ended

 

 

Eco Destruction News

 

 

All September 2017 General News

 

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NASA sees Irma strengthen to a category 5 hurricane

 

NATURAL DISASTER

NASA sees Irma strengthen to a category 5 hurricane, 
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, September 5, 2017.

 

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Oct 1 2015: Cayenne's View Forward

Cayenne just posted a note adding her perspective to the Fall Backpacker's Alert. I thought is was worth sharing more broadly, so here it is:

Fall is in the air in the Tahoe Basin

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