Craig James

Words on Weather and Climate — December 2, 2010

December 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

Where are all the hurricanes? by CRAIG JAMES Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist The 2010 hurricane season officially ended on November 30. How did the forecasts made by NOAA and other hurricane forecasters before the start of the season turn out? Most of these forecasts called for anywhere from 12 to 20 named storms and better than a 50/50 chance for a major [...]

Words on Weather & Climate

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

An $82 Billion Dollar Forecast by CRAIG JAMES I will readily admit I know next to nothing about how insurance companies estimate risk and establish rates, but I just have to share with you an article published on November 14, 2010 in a newspaper in Sarasota, Fla., about the insurance industry and hurricane risk prediction. The “prediction” was created in just four [...]

WORDS ON WEATHER & CLIMATE — November 18, 2010

November 18, 2010 // 0 Comments

It is going to get colder by CRAIG JAMES  Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist   You may think, “Of course it is going to get colder, it is November and we are heading into December.” However, I don’t mean just here in Michigan, I mean temperatures across the globe are going to head downward If you have read some of my past articles, you know how I [...]

Words on Weather & Climate

November 12, 2010 // 0 Comments

A Political Agenda  by CRAIG JAMES  Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist The most vocal proponents of the theory of human-induced global warming lay claim to understanding the “scientific truth” about the supposed catastrophe that awaits if we don’t do something now to alter the way we live. The skeptics of such a catastrophe, who claim that real [...]

Words on Weather & Climate — November 4, 2010

November 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

The Great Lakes Storm of 2010 by CRAIG JAMES  Meteorologist Craig James, new Squire columnist The major storm that affected much of the United States the last week of October was certainly one for the record books, but given its intensity, I think it produced far less damage than was expected. The storm first impacted the West Coast with very heavy rain and high winds, [...]
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